Preliminary Program Grid for Darcy Wold
This is the Preliminary program schedule. Darcy Wold 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: What Ever Happened to the Standalone Novel? (Ends at: 6:55 pm) Bethesda|
Panelists:Anthony Dobranski, William Freedman, Barbara Krasnoff (M), Darcy Wold
These days it seems like every book is part of a series. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the standalone novel and why has it become so rare? What are good recent standalone novels?
|Saturday 10:00 am: Writing Workshop (Ends at: 11:55 am) Boardroom|
Coordinator:Andrew Fox, Michael A. Ventrella, Allen L. Wold (M), Darcy Wold
Allen Wold will lead a panel of authors in a hands on workshop. Learn many skills as you work on a short story. All you need is a pen and paper. Limited to 15 people.
|Saturday 2:00 pm: Writing Gadgets Well (Ends at: 2:55 pm) Rockville/ Potomac|
Panelists:Barbara Krasnoff, Edward M. Lerner (M), Lawrence M. Schoen, Darcy Wold
How do you work technology into your story without boring the reader? You want to make your "inventions" believable, but how much is too much?
|Saturday 10:00 pm: Technology from SF (Ends at: 10:55 pm) Bethesda|
Panelists:Kelly Dwyer, Christopher Weuve (M), Darcy Wold
From H.G Wells to Jules Verne to last week, science fiction writers wrote almost prophetically of technology unavailable in their day, which now we take for granted. This panel explores literary technology today available in stores as well as technology we have yet to see.
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