Comicpalooza May 22-24, 2020


Literature Track Programming Schedule*

Friday May 12

*Room Numbers have not been assigned yet.


10:00 - 11:00am The Storytelling of Star Wars - Alan Cerny, Laura Liddell Nolen, Cassandra Rose Clarke, D. L. Young
10:00 - 11:00am Let’s Get Trekknical - Kevin Tumlinson, Amy Sisson, E. L. Russell, Channing Whitaker
10:00 - 11:00am Too Many Plot Bunnies: Managing Runaway Ideas - K.J. Russell, H.C.H. Ritz, Christina Escamilla, Bev Vincent, Stacey Berg
11:30 - 12:30pm Fan Roundtable: YA - Cheyanne Young, Jennifer Yen
11:30 - 12:30pm Beyond Hogwarts: What's New in the Potterverse - H.C.H. Ritz, Cornelia G. Amiri, Fern Brady
11:30 - 12:30pm Updating Urban Fantasy - C. D. Lewis, Wren Michaels, Kate Pentecost, C. Robert Cargill
11:30 - 12:30pm The Writer's Guide to Crossing Genres -  Jim Butcher, C. Stuart Hardwick, Tex Thompson, Michelle Muenzler
1:00 - 2:00pm Fan Roundtable: FanFiction - Martha Wells
1:00 - 2:00pm What's New in the Old West - Tex Thompson, John Shade, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Doug Goodman, C. D. Lewis
1:00 - 2:00pm Reinventing Classic Monsters - C.M. Bratton, Arylias Nova, Dax Varley, Charlaine Elizabeth Denney, E. L. Russell
1:00 - 2:00pm Day Jobs for Writers - Shannon Winton, Stacey Berg, Jason Kristopher, Robert G. Ferrell, Deborah K. Frontiera
2:30 - 3:30pm Read and Critique - Tex Thompson, William Ledbetter
2:30 - 3:30pm Is That Steampunk, or Did You Just Glue Some Gears on Your Hat? - Jim Butcher, Rick Klaw, George Wright Padgett, Michael Ashleigh Finn
2:30 - 3:30pm Not Another Love Triangle! Trope-Busting YA Fiction - Emily Evans, Jennifer Yen, Margo Bond Collins, Cheyanne Young, Mari Mancusi
2:30 - 3:30pm Creative Community - Finding Your Tribe - Holly Lyn Walrath, Jason Kristopher, Patricia Flaherty Pagan, Leo King, Chantell Renee
4:00 - 5:00pm Fan Roundtable: Crime/Mystery/Thriller - Bev Vincent
4:00 - 5:00pm Speculative Poetry Death Match - Holly Lyn Walrath, Deborah L. Davitt, Michelle Muenzler, Bryan Thao Worra
4:00 - 5:00pm Not Your Granddad's Epic Fantasy - K.J. Russell, Martha Wells, Tex Thompson, Barbara Ann Wright, Glenn Lazar Roberts
4:00 - 5:00pm Manuscript Makeover: Revise, Rewrite, or Recycle? - Lev Grossman, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Jake Kerr, Mari Mancusi, Pamela Fagan Hutchins
5:30 - 6:30pm Folklore and Mythology for Writers - Jim Butcher, Michael Wilson, Carrie Patel, C. Robert Cargill
5:30 - 6:30pm Humor in Sci-Fi and Fantasy - Cornelia G. Amiri, Robert Bevan, Robert G. Ferrell, E. L. Russell
5:30 - 6:30pm YA Paranormal Romance Panel - Rose Garcia, Dax Varley, Emily Evans, Chantell Renee, Blaire Edens