My Norwescon Schedule
Here’s my schedule for Norwescon. I hope to see some of you there.
If you are unclear, Norwescon is a great regional convention. They cover the gamut from fandom, to writerly pursuits, movies, comics, costuming, cosplay, science fiction, horror, fantasy and more. If you are not familiar with this convention, I encourage you to check it out.
Thursday 9pm Cascade 8 Fantastic Fantasy Females
Is fantasy the new vanguard of feminist politics? Fantasy authors discuss the role of gender issues in their work.
Jean Johnson, Liz Argall, Kim Ritchie, J A Pitts, Julie McGalliard
Friday 5pm Evergreen 3&4 Supernatural Seattle
We are seeing an influx of Urban fantasy/magic/steampunk stories set in Seattle. Are there stories that are integral with something about Seattle or the Northwest’s culture, weather, or environment?
Cat Rambo, Julie McGalliard, J A Pitts, K.C. Ball, Kat Richardson
Friday 6pm Rainier Writers Workshop – Michael Polmanteer
J A Pitts, Sonia Lyris, Jeffery Brown, Eytan Kollin
Friday 10pm Cascade 3 J A Pitts reads Honeyed Words
Book 2 in the Black Blade series
J A Pitts
Saturday 11am Cascade 7 The Potassium Deficient Superhero
There have been many versions of the Green Lantern since his creation in the 1940s, and his abilities range from all powerful to parlor tricks. What are some of the best story arcs from the various Green Lanterns, and where is the character headed now?
Ashley Cook, J. Spyder Isaacson, Douglas Herring, J A Pitts
Saturday 1pm Rainier Writers Workshop – Doug Rudoff
The Martian Agenda
J A Pitts, M.H. (Maggie) Bonham, Paul Dixon, B. D. Gallagher
Saturday 2pm Grand 2 Autograph Session 1
Patricia McKillip, Kinuko Y. Craft, Marie D. Jones, Jim Butcher, Shannon Butcher, Lou Anders, John P. Alexander, Michael Alexander, Steven Barnes, Greg Bear, M.H. (Maggie) Bonham, Ted Butler, Kurt Cagle, Alan Clark, Bruce R. Cordell, Heather Dale, Caren Gussoff, Jean Johnson, Wayfarer’s Moon, Dani Kollin, Eytan Kollin, Ted Kosmatka, Nancy Kress, Larry Lewis, Todd Lockwood, Edward Martin III, Susan R. Matthews, Mike Shepherd Moscoe, G. David Nordley, J A Pitts, Mark Rahner, Kat Richardson, Mary Rosenblum, Lizzy Shannon, Jeff Sturgeon, Sam Sykes, Mark Teppo, Gordon Van Gelder, Dameon Willich, Matt Youngmark
Saturday 4-6pm Salon Writers Workshop – Ken Scholes & John Pitts Workshop
Ken Scholes, J A Pitts
Saturday 8pm Cascade 10 The Do’s and Don’t of Writing Great Sex Scenes
Pros will read examples of the most important do’s and don’ts of writing good sex scenes. 18+ With ID Only.
Jean Johnson, J A Pitts, Jack Skillingstead, Caren Gussoff
Sunday Noon Baker Writers Workshop – Sandra Odell
Sissy’s a Woman Now
J A Pitts, Alma Alexander, G. David Nordley, J.M. Sidorova