Preliminary Program Grid for Lawrence M. Schoen
This is the Preliminary program schedule. Lawrence M. Schoen 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: Your Day Job As Your Muse (Ends at: 4:55 pm) Salon A|
Panelists:Barbara Krasnoff, Sarah Pinsker (M), Lawrence M. Schoen
SF writers who work for NASA have it easy. What about the rest of us? How does your day job influence what you write when you are off the clock? Do you base characters on coworkers? Turn daydreams of being the corporate hero into your creative works?
|Saturday 10:00 am: Reading - Lawrence Schoen (Ends at: 10:25 am) Frederick|
Author:Lawrence M. Schoen
|Saturday 11:00 am: Discovering New Authors (Ends at: 11:55 am) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Kate Baker, Brenda W. Clough, Bernie Mojzes (M), Lawrence M. Schoen
How do readers find new good authors? At a time when Amazon has zillions of self-published and small press authors, how can you tell who is good? What new writers in the last five years would you recommend?
|Saturday 4:00 pm: Linguistics In SF (Ends at: 4:55 pm) Bethesda|
Panelists:Tom Doyle, Barbara Krasnoff (M), C.S. MacCath, Lawrence M. Schoen
What are some of the creative ways writers use language and linguistics in their fictions? How can language be used as a weapon or to unite different peoples? How can writers portray linguistic differences in a way that is not condescending?
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