ArmadilloCon 38 (still subject to some minor changes) Program Grid

Friday Ballroom D Ballroom E Ballroom F Southpark B Lobby
4:00 PM Welcome to ArmadilloCon
Bobo, Eudaly, M.A. Finn, Keller, C. Siros*, Swendson
       
4:30 PM        
5:00 PM SF Movies of the 1950s-1970s
Humphrey, Keller, Waldrop, Wilson*,
Blurred Lines SF by Writers from the Mainstream
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Worldbuilding: A Hands-on Seminar for Writers, Comics Creators, Dungeonmasters & More
Thompson
   
5:30 PM    
6:00 PM Tarzan
Allen, Mark Finn, Klaw*, Lansdale, Williams
Book Collecting
Muenzler, Person, Porter*, Weisman
Reading
Shawn Scarber
 
6:30 PM Easy E-book Creation Using Scrivener
Young
Reading
Kirk Lynn
 
7:00 PM Opening Ceremonies
Chu, Duarte, Hess, Keller, McKinney*, Monti, Saponaro, C. Siros
       
7:30 PM         Meet the Pros Party
8:00 PM        
8:30 PM        
9:00 PM Harry Potter
Benjamin, Frank, Jacobs, Maresca, Swendson*, Wilson
Be a Zombie!
Brown, Downum, Fotinos*, Humphrey, McKinney, Richerson
JPL Update - Juno, New Horizons & Dawn
Gibbons
 
9:30 PM Reading
Andrew Hilbert
 
10:00 PM Horror in the 21st Century
Afsharirad*, Cardin, Hilbert, Jacobs, Johnson, Osborne, Simmons
Let's Talk About Publishing
Weisman
Comic Books You Should Be Reading
Benjamin, Mark Finn, Humphrey, Porter*, Rogers
Reading
Arianne Tex Thompson
 
10:30 PM Reading
Josh Rountree
 

Saturday Ballroom D Ballroom E Ballroom F Southpark A Southpark B Conference Center Dealers' Room Con Suite
10:00 AM Writer Guest Wesley Chu Reading
Chu
Fairy Tales in Current SFF
Catmull, Ewing, Leicht*, Lynn, Moyer, White
OSIRIS REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission
Stansbery
Gentleman Nerds Podcast
de Orive, Mark Finn, M.A. Finn, Fotinos
  Loteria!
Picacio
   
10:30 AM      
11:00 AM Martial Arts Discussion & Demo
Lansdale*
Learning to Write
Bracken, Cheney, McKay, Osborne, Richerson*, Schwarz
Fan Guest Interview
Jackson*, Keller, W. Siros, Waldrop
The Art of Editing and Why It Matters
Antonelli, Chang, Drayden, Rose*, Thompson
Reading
Marshall Ryan Maresca
Reading
Cassandra Rose Clarke
Autographing
Allen, Blaschke, Cardin, Swendson, Wells
 
11:30 AM Reading
Alexis Glynn Latner
Reading
Dantzel Cherry
 
Noon Artist Guests Interview
Hess, Picacio*, Saponaro, Zrubek*
Reverse-a-Panel
Cole, Dimond, Fischer, Rogers, Sarath*, White
The Hero's Journey in SFF
Williams
Art of the Short Story
Afsharirad*, Eudaly, M.A. Finn, Person, Porter, Scarber
Reading
Lou Antonelli
Reading
Stina Leicht
Autographing
Chu, Cole, Lynn, Martinez, Reisman
 
12:30 PM Reading
Nicky Drayden
Reading
Shanna Swendson
 
1:00 PM How to Sell a Book to Saga Press
Clarke, Leicht, Martinez*, Monti, Weisman
2016 Science What's New & What's Coming
Abell, Frank, Jackson, Ledbetter, Sisson, Stansbery*
Portrayal of Law Enforcement in SFF
Cole*, Maresca, McKinney, Moyer, Rogers, Sarath
Career Management for SFF Writers
Cheney, Chu, Eudaly, Landon*, McKay, Wells
Reading
Christopher Brown
Reading
Mark Finn
Autographing
Cupp, Klaw, Hilbert, Johnson, Reasoner
 
1:30 PM Reading
Katherine Catmull
Reading
Sanford Allen
 
2:00 PM Attack of the Sequels
Johnson, Klaw*, Maresca, Moore, Sisson, Sullivan
Keeping It Weird
Eudaly, M.A. Finn*, Hilbert, Perez, Rose
Saponaro's Image Creation Process
Saponaro*
Writing for the Game Industry
Bakutis*, Chang, de Orive
Reading
Amanda Downum
Reading
Joe R. Lansdale
Autographing
Antonelli, Catmull, Cheney, Clarke, Fung, McKinney,
 
2:30 PM Reading
Rob Rogers
 
3:00 PM What You Should Have Read Last Year
Allen, Landon, Muenzler*, W. Siros, Young
SFF and the Environment
C. Brown*, Dimond, Latner, Reisman, Schwarz,
The Joy of Fancasting
J. Brown, Cargill, de Orive, Humphrey*, Wagner
Poetry - Discussion & Reading
Cherry, Perez*, Rose, Simmons
Reading
Melanie Fletcher
Reading
Martha Wells
Autographing
Afsharirad, Downum, Ledbetter, Marmell, Richerson
 
3:30 PM Reading
Emily McKay
Reading
Joseph Fotinos
 
4:00 PM Writing What You Donít Know
Chu, Drayden, Leicht, Lynn, Maresca, Thompson*
Game of Thrones - What's New, What's Coming
Mark Finn, Goldsmith, Picacio, Swendson, Wilson*
Artist Guest Hess Slide Presentation
Hess
Gender Roles in Fantasy
Clarke, Ewing, Fischer, Moyer, Muenzler*, Wells
Reading
Scott Cupp
Reading
Martinez
Autographing
Clevenger, Eudaly, Fletcher, Latner, McKay
 
4:30 PM Reading
John Gibbons
Reading
Urania Fung
 
5:00 PM Fannish Feud
Mark Finn*, Bobo, Wilson, Cherry, Landon, Martinez,
Charity Auction
McKinney
How to Deal with Writer's Block
Bracken, Cardin, Clevenger, Downum, Lynn*, Marmell, Reisman
Texas Writer & Fan Tom Reamy
Jackson*, Keller, W. Siros, Waldrop
Reading
Adrian Simmons
Reading
William Ledbetter
Autographing
Jacobs, Mertz, Osborne, Perez
Space Squid Flash Fiction Contest and New Issue Celebration!
Chang
5:30 PM Reading
Patrice Sarath
Dual Reading
M.A. Finn, de Orive
6:00 PM Editor Guest Interview
Leicht, Monti, Landon*
Virtual Reality - The Latest & Greatest
Bakutis
Classic SFF for Your E Reader
Hardy*, Klaw, Rose, Simmons, Wagner, Young
Reading
C. Robert Cargill
Reading
Matt Cardin
   
6:30 PM Reading
Patrick Sullivan
Reading
Paige Ewing
   
7:00 PM Action Adventure Writing: How We Did It
Cupp*, Lansdale, Mertz, Reasoner
Art Auction
Zrubek
NASA's Genesis Mission
Stansbery
Feminism and Horror Movies
J. Brown, Clarke, de Orive, Downum, M.A. Finn, Humphrey*
Reading
T. Eric Bakutis
Reading
Rhonda Eudaly
   
7:30 PM Reading
Alan J. Porter
     
8:00 PM Open Mic!
J. Brown, Humphrey*
Book Cover Illustration
Monti, Foster, Saponaro, W. Siros*, Weisman
Time Travel Stories
Gibbons, Jewell*, Maresca, Porter, Schwarz
       
8:30 PM        
9:00 PM SFF Movies You Should Have Seen in the Last Year
Campbell*, Cargill, de Orive, Johnson, Leicht, Wagner
Learning from Others' Mistakes
Blaschke, Bracken, Dimond*, Fung, Jewell, Marmell
Dystopias
C. Brown, McKay, Schwarz*, White, Young
Where Has All the Science Gone?
Landon*, Ledbetter, Moore, Sarath, Scarber, Sisson
       
9:30 PM        
10:00 PM Writing for Movies or TV
Benjamin, Cargill, de Orive, Goldsmith, Williams*
Doing Research for Your Story
Blaschke*, Marmell, Moyer, White
Horror Movie "Scene It" Game (ADULT) ADD CONTESTANTS
Downum, Fotinos*, Maresca, Perez, Thompson
SF in Popular TV of the 60s and 70s
Campbell*, Hardy, Moore, Sullivan
       
10:30 PM        

Sunday Ballroom D Ballroom E Ballroom F Southpark A Southpark B Conference Center Dealers' Room
11:00 AM Writing Partners Tell Stories
Cupp*, Lansdale, Mertz, Reasoner,
Future of Manned Spaceflight
Abell, Frank, Gibbons*, Latner, Ledbetter, Stansbery
Flash Fiction Discussion & Reading
Cherry*, Clevenger, Drayden, Eudaly, Goldsmith, Muenzler,
Octavia Butler A Review & Appreciation
Fischer, Leicht, Sisson*
Reading
Gloria Oliver
Reading
David Hardy
Autographing
Bennett, Maresca
11:30 AM   Reading
Derek Austin Johnson
Noon Short Fiction You Should Have Read Last Year
Afsharirad*, Hilbert, Ledbetter, Scarber, Wagner
Alternate History
Antonelli, Bennett, Oliver, Person, Simmons, Wilson*
NASA Update on Asteroid Impact and Deflection
Abell
Writing as a Day Job
Allen, Chu, Ewing*, Fletcher, Porter, Sisson
Reading
Carrie Richerson
Reading
Jaime Lee Moyer
Autographing
Cherry, M.A. Finn, Fischer, Fotinos, Leicht, Rountree
12:30 PM Reading
Juan Perez
Reading
Abby Goldsmith
1:00 PM Women in Caskets Podcast
J. Brown*, Humphrey
Pictionary
Bobo, Campbell, Drayden, Fotinos, Hess, Martinez*, Oliver
Cover Art vs Illustration
Chang, Foster, Goldsmith, Weisman*
SFF Alternatives to "Happily-Ever-After"
Cheney, Cole*, Fletcher, Rountree, White,
Reading
Mark London Williams
Reading
Jessica Reisman
Autographing
Porter, Rose, Waldrop
1:30 PM Reading
Michelle Muenzler
 
2:00 PM The Writer-Editor Partnership
Martinez, Monti
Comic Books on TV
Benjamin, Bennett, Ewing*, Klaw, Oliver, Rountree
Digital Art Demo and Discussion
Saponaro, Hess
Self Publishing State of the Art
Cheney, Clevenger*, de Orive, Foster, Swendson, Williams
Reading
Rie Sheridan Rose
   
2:30 PM      
3:00 PM Reading
Howard Waldrop
           
3:30 PM