Semi-Final Program Grid for Jim Stratton
This is the Semi-Final program schedule. Jim Stratton 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.
|Friday 4:00 pm: The Darker Side of Fae (Ends at: 4:55 pm)|
Panelists: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Alethea Kontis, Michelle D. Sonnier (M), Jim Stratton, Jean Marie Ward
Not everyone can be Tinkerbell, sometimes the world is a little less clean and pure. Is the darker fae a return to time when the fae were strange and alarming?
|Friday 8:00 pm: Producing Your Own Anthology: From Concept to Editing to Print (Ends at: 8:55 pm)|
Panelists: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Philippa Ballantine, Eric Choi, Gardner Dozois, Ron Garner (M), Jim Stratton
This panel talks a bit about the business of putting together an anthology of original fiction or even collected essays. Where do you go from the idea? What options are available? Print? eBook? Audio? How do you work with others, especially when it comes to the editorial process? Hear from the panelists tips and tricks on getting along with others and the tools needed to put together a terrific anthology, and the pros and cons on working with friends.
|Sunday 9:00 am: Not Another Lawyer Joke (Ends at: 9:55 am)|
Panelists: Day Al-Mohamed, Jim Stratton, Michael A. Ventrella (M)
So we all know lawyers just make the stuff up as they go along. Or is that just the ones in fiction? How does fiction and popular media portray the law and lawyers? What do they do right and wrong? What about all those Law and Order shows?
|Sunday 11:00 am: Taxonomy of Fantasy (Ends at: 11:55 am)|
Panelists: Michelle D. Sonnier, Jim Stratton, Leona Wisoker (M)
Fantasy covers a wide range of settings. What are some most vividly imagined fantasy settings? What do authors do to make them seem believable? And how do they keep them interesting by book 10?
|Sunday 12:00 pm: Magic's Price (Ends at: 12:55 pm)|
Panelists: Iver Cooper, Val Griswold-Ford, Michelle D. Sonnier (M), Jim Stratton, Allen Wold
How do magic users tap mystical powers, and since there are no free lunches what is the price? What authors create the most interesting magical systems? What do authors do when the magic user becomes too powerful?
|Sunday 3:00 pm: Anything You Say May End Up In My Novel (Ends at: 3:55 pm)|
Panelists: Charles E. Gannon, Laura Anne Gilman (M), Annette Klause, Jamie Todd Rubin, Jim Stratton
How do writers mine their own lives? Are they always on duty, ready to steal what they see and hear? What changes do you make to real life in your fiction (assuming you don't normally hang out with elves and aliens)?
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