Thursday, August 1, 2013

Gen Con 2013 Schedule

Gen Con Indy 2012 – August 15-18

Gen Con is only two weeks away and I realized that I hadn't posted my schedule yet. So I figured I'd do it now before I start my mad scramble to get everything ready.

Once again I'm part of the Writer’s Symposium panels!  I'm on two Symposium panels and am also doing my first ever reading.
SEM1345244 – Realistic Writing: Ancient & Medieval Food
Learn to serve up a dose of reality at your fantasy table with medieval food expert, Daniel Myers.
08/15/2013, 10:00 AM, ICC : Rm 244
SEM1345253 – Reading: Wesley Chu & Daniel Myers
The talented Wesley Chu and story-weaver Daniel Myers read from their latest works.
08/15/2013, 3:00 PM, ICC : Rm 243
SEM1345267 – Worldbuilding: Fantastic Geography
Cartography tips for authors to help you build an incredible world for your fiction.
08/16/2013, 9:00 AM, ICC : Rm 244

Additionally, I’ve scheduled two events for Blackspoon Press and one for Medieval Cookery
SEM1341204 – Medieval Foodways  
Fantasy novels are commonly set in medieval Europe, except for the food which is usually wrong. Learn how medieval cuisine worked as a system, and how to create believable fictional foodways.
08/15/2013, 8:00 PM, ICC : Rm 242
SEM1341206 – Build Your Own Language  
Fictional worlds often include languages to make their setting more believable. This seminar will help you create your own language, suitable for adding color to a game or novel.
08/16/2013, 8:00 PM, ICC : Rm 242
SEM1341208 – Cook Like a Dwarf, Eat Like a Halfling  
How do you write a cookbook for a culture that never existed but everyone knows? The authors of "A Dwarven Cookbook" talk about the origins of the recipes in their cookbooks.
08/17/2013, 1:00 PM, Crowne Plaza : Victoria Stn A/B

The real surprise for me is the amount of interest in the Cookbook seminar.  There have been 96 people who already have tickets. (Yikes!)  Looks like it's going to be a busy con for me this year.