Preliminary Draft Program Grid for Will McIntosh
This is the Preliminary Draft program schedule. Will McIntosh 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: So You Want to be a Writer (Ends at: 4:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists: Brenda W. Clough, Dina Leacock (M), Will McIntosh, Michael A. Ventrella, Allen Wold
We did it before and we'll do it again! Authors discuss how they became a writer, and why you should(n't) Writers share their experiences and offer advice to those interested in becoming a professional writer. Pay it forward.
|Friday 5:30 pm: Abusing Authors (Ends at: 6:25 pm) Salon A|
Panelists: Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black, Walter H. Hunt (M), Annette Klause, Will McIntosh, Bud Sparhawk
Panelists answer whatever questions the audience has on writing, editing, character development, agents, and others. Includes many non-writer-parts-of-being-a-writer, such as being your own boss, setting schedules, and so on.
|Friday 9:00 pm: Fast Forward TV Interview with Will McIntosh (Ends at: 9:55 pm) Salon A|
Panelists: Will McIntosh
|Saturday 7:30 pm: Mass Signing (Ends at: 8:25 pm) Salon A|
Panelists: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Sarah Avery, Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black, Marilyn "Mattie" Brahen, Neil Clarke, Tom Doyle, Andy Duncan, Scott Edelman, Jim Freund, Charles E. Gannon, Max Gladstone, David G. Hartwell, Alma Katsu, Pamela K. Kinney, Barbara Krasnoff, Dina Leacock, James Maxey, Will McIntosh, Mike McPhail, Sunny Moraine, James Morrow, Sarah Pinsker, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Lawrence M. Schoen, Darrell Schweitzer, Alex Shvartsman, Jon Skovron, Alan Smale, Bud Sparhawk, Janine Spendlove, Genevieve Valentine, Michael A. Ventrella, Lawrence Watt-Evans
The Saturday evening mass autographing session.
|Sunday 2:00 pm: Young, Adult or Both? (Ends at: 2:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists: Paolo Bacigalupi, Holly Black (M), Annette Klause, Will McIntosh, Diana Peterfreund, Jon Skovron
How does a YA differ from a children's book or an adult book? How is the pacing, characterization, and language different or the same? Are there things you can do in one and not the other? Are these distinctions needed? And what about series like Harry Potter in which the children grow up?
|Sunday 4:00 pm: Why Does My Protagonist Look Like Julie Bell? (Ends at: 4:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists: Ron Garner, Will McIntosh (M), Sunny Moraine, Lawrence Watt-Evans
How do books get their covers? What are the best and worst cover illustrations you've ever had? Issues such as whitewashing of protagonists of color.
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