I’m heading to Kansas City tomorrow for the World Science Fiction Convention! Here’s where you can find me.
Thursday Aug 18, 2016:
- 10:00-11:00 AM in Autographing Space: Autographing: Christopher Husberg, David D. Levine, Diana Rowland
- 2:00-3:00 PM in room 2503B: The Care and Feeding of Minions
A panel of aspiring Evil Overlords need Minions to carry out their evil biddings. But now that minions have heard of collective bargaining and have seen what non evil overlords offer their workers, it isn’t as easy as it once was.
Mur Lafferty, Lynn Gold, David D. Levine, Julia Mandala
- 3:00-4:00 PM in room 2504B: Why I Write Short Stories
Most authors agree that short stories don’t pay the bills, but authors who are known for writing novels frequently turn their attention to the shorter forms. If it isn’t for the money, why do they spend their time and energy writing short stories?
James Patrick Kelly, Mary Robinette Kowal, David D. Levine, Bishop O’Connell, Charlie Jane Anders
- 6:30-7:00 PM in room 2203: Reading: David D. Levine
Friday Aug 18, 2016:
- 5:00-8:00 PM at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown in the Count Basie room: High Stakes Launch Party & Mass Signing
New York Times Bestselling Author George R. R. Martin will celebrate the release of the new hardcover High Stakes: A Wild Cards Novel with a gathering of Wild Cards authors. This is a special ticketed event and a Worldcon membership is not required.
George R. R. Martin, Melinda Snodgrass, Stephen Leigh, John Jos. Miller, Caroline Spector, Ian Tregillis, Carrie Vaughn, Max Gladstone, David D. Levine, Parris, Pat Cadigan, Marko Kloos, Gail Gerstner Miller, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Diana Rowland, Walton (Bud) Simons, Bob Wayne, Walter Jon Williams, Michael Cassutt
Saturday Aug 20, 2016:
- 3:00-5:00 PM on Tucker Stage (3501A): George R R Martin’s Wild Cards Deathmatch
George R. R. Martin pits his Wild Card authors in a cage match for your (and his) amusement.
George R. R. Martin, Walter Jon Williams, Laura Mixon, Caroline Spector, Bob Wayne, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Diana Rowland, Michael Cassutt, David D. Levine, Stephen Leigh, Melinda Snodgrass, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Marko Kloos
Sunday Aug 21, 2016:
- 10:00-11:00 AM in room 3501F: How to Form a Writer’s Group
So you have decided to publicly declare your insanity and become a writer. How do you find similar souls and how can they help your dream? What can go wrong?
James Cambias, ElizaBeth Gilligan, David D. Levine, Julia Mandala, Walt Boyes
All events are in the Kansas City Convention Center except for the High Stakes Launch Party and Mass Signing.