Preliminary Program Grid for Danielle Ackley-McPhail
This is the Preliminary program schedule. Danielle Ackley-McPhail 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: Writing Effective Reviews (Ends at: 4:55 pm) Frederick|
Panelists:Danielle Ackley-McPhail (M), Scott Edelman, Michael D. Pederson, Elaine Stiles
What are the characteristics of an effective book or movie review? A discussion of how to make a review that will really draw a reader to the work, or turn them away.
|Saturday 10:00 am: Descending Into Darkness - and Back Again (Ends at: 10:55 am) Bethesda|
Panelists:Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Catherine Asaro, V. Hartman DiSanto (M)
In honor of the #HoldOnToTheLight campaign, the panel will explore works of SF/F that deal with characters fighting to hold on to or regain mental balance.
|Saturday 4:00 pm: Book Design 101 (Ends at: 5:55 pm) Boardroom|
Are you an aspiring publisher? Or perhaps an author considering going it on your own? This Q&A;workshop, run by Danielle Ackley-McPhail, will get you started on what you need to know to design and produce books in both print and ebook that can stand up beneath industry scrutiny. We will cover the basic elements of design and review examples of titles that both meet and fall short of the industry benchmark. Attendees are encouraged to bring examples of their own books for a brief review and recommendation session at the end of the workshop.
Limited to 15 people
|Saturday 10:00 pm: Broad Universe Rapid Fire Reading (Ends at: 10:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Jeanne Adams, V. Hartman DiSanto, Kelly A. Harmon, Jean Marie Ward (M)
Listen to the Broad Universe Writers as they reveal their literary gems. Expect some extra members of the Universe to join the fun!
|Sunday 1:00 pm: Audiobooks for Good and Evil (Ends at: 1:55 pm) Bethesda|
Panelists:Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Kate Baker, Tom Doyle, Jim Freund, Steven H. Wilson (M)
Discussion of the joys and heartaches of having a book transformed into an audiobook from the author's point of view.
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