Preliminary Program Grid for Sarah Beth Durst
This is the Preliminary program schedule. Sarah Beth Durst 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 6:00 pm: Sarah Beth Durst Reading (Ends at: 6:25 pm) Frederick|
Author:Sarah Beth Durst
|Friday 7:00 pm: Fast Forward TV interviews Guest of Honor Sarah Beth Durst (Ends at: 7:55 pm) Salon A|
Guest of Honor:Sarah Beth Durst
|Friday 9:00 pm: Two worlds: Writing YA Fiction Vs. Writing Adult Fiction (Ends at: 9:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Jack Campbell - John G. Hemry, Sarah Beth Durst, Jon Skovron (M)
Aside from the issues of language levels, what differences exist between writing young adults works as opposed to ones for adults?
|Saturday 10:00 am: Tap That Muse: Where Ideas Come From (Ends at: 10:55 am) Salon A|
Panelists:Jeanne Adams, Sarah Beth Durst, Barbara Krasnoff (M), J. J. Smith, Joan Wendland
Non-writers often ask authors about this, as if writers have access to some secret, and limited, stash
which they are unwilling to share. The panel will divulge their methods for coming up with story ideas.
|Saturday 2:00 pm: Sarah Beth Durst Interview (Ends at: 2:55 pm) Salon A|
Interviewee and Interviewer:Sarah Beth Durst, Jon Skovron
An interview of Guest of Honor Sarah Beth Durst by Jon Skovron.
|Saturday 3:00 pm: World Creation and Maintenance (Ends at: 3:55 pm) Salon A|
Panelists:Ann Chatham, Sarah Beth Durst, Victoria Janssen (M), Lawrence M. Schoen
Authors are gods when it comes to world creation. The panelists will discuss not only how they create a world, but also how it can grow, especially if the story is part of a series.
|Saturday 5:00 pm: Ask the Authors (Ends at: 5:55 pm) Salon A|
Panelists:Sarah Beth Durst, Edward M. Lerner (M), Sarah Pinsker, Tim Powers, Bud Sparhawk
Panelists answer whatever questions the audience has on writing, editing, character development, agents, and others. Includes non-writer-parts-of-being-a-writer, such as being your own boss, setting schedules, and many more.
|Sunday 10:00 am: They Made Me Hate Them (Ends at: 10:55 am) Frederick|
Panelists:Sarah Avery, Brenda W. Clough (M), Sarah Beth Durst, Kelly Dwyer, Steven H. Wilson
A discussion of characters that are not necessarily villains, but are annoying, trite, or just plain hateful and how they can actually be key to a story.
|Sunday 2:00 pm: Matching Your Idea with Plot and Character (Ends at: 2:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Leah Cypess (M), Sarah Beth Durst, L. Jagi Lamplighter, Allen L. Wold
You have a great idea, but that is just the start. The panelist will discuss taking that seed and nourishing it with plot and character construction.
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