Semi-Final Program Grid for Jamie Todd Rubin
This is the Semi-Final program schedule. Jamie Todd Rubin may or may not actually be on these items, but probably will. However, due to circumstances beyond our control, modifications to the program can occur throughout the convention.
|Saturday 9:00 am: Online Presence (Ends at: 9:55 am)|
Panelists: Morgan Keyes, Nick Mamatas, Jamie Todd Rubin (M), John Scalzi
Suggestions on how to manage your online life. Politics, religion, and sex are these things to avoid? One wrong word and it may be over. And it isn't just the author, what about the comments?
|Saturday 12:30 pm: Reading Jamie Todd Rubin (Ends at: 12:55 pm)|
Panelists: Jamie Todd Rubin
|Saturday 5:00 pm: Golden Age SF (Ends at: 5:55 pm)|
Panelists: Roger MacBride Allen, Tom Doyle, Jamie Todd Rubin (M)
The Golden Age defined and discussed.
|Saturday 6:00 pm: The Unwritten Secrets of Writer Groups (Ends at: 6:55 pm)|
Panelists: Michael Capobianco, Meriah Lysistrata Crawford, Aly Parsons (M), Jamie Todd Rubin, Jim Stratton
What are Writers Groups and how do they help or hinder writers? What are some of your own experiences with writer groups? Please share the good, the bad, and the interesting.
|Saturday 10:00 pm: Who are the Early Masters of Modern Science Fiction? (Ends at: 10:55 pm)|
Panelists: Michael Dirda, Tom Doyle, Doug Fratz (M), Jamie Todd Rubin, Darrell Schweitzer
Most fans know Jules Verne and Arthur Conan Doyle, but there who else were early pioneers of SF? How have they influenced modern SF or have today’s writers rejected their predecessors?
|Saturday 11:00 pm: Shortest fiction (Ends at: 11:55 pm)|
Panelists: Larry Hodges, Dina Leacock, Craig Alan Loewen, Jennifer Pelland, Jamie Todd Rubin (M)
There is Flash Fiction, Tweets, and Drabbles. How to write for an instant gratification society.
|Sunday 1:00 pm: How Many Years in the Business Before They Stop Calling Me a New Writer? (Ends at: 1:55 pm)|
Panelists: Jennifer Pelland, Diana Peterfreund (M), Jamie Todd Rubin, Alan Smale
Authors that have only been at it a couple years share their experiences and offer advice. How did they break into writing? How have they learned how to improve their craft? What would they have done differently if they had only known…
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