CHANGES AND ADDITIONS TO COME.
Title: Princess Alethea’s Traveling Sideshow
Description: Join this motley band of talented(and costumed)authors for an entertaining hour of readings,musical numbers, and more! Door prizes for the first 40 attendees! Giveaways Galore! FUN FOR ALL AGES!
Time: Fri 08:30 pm Location: A707 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, Gray Rinehart, E. C. Myers, Delilah S. Dawson, Mari Mancusi, Diana Peterfreund)
Title: Athena’s Daughters Authors Meet & Greet
Description: Meet the talented ladies behind the wildely popular Athena’s Daughters Anthology, featuring heroines of all ages & stories for the entire family
Time: Sat 10:00 am Location: A708 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Janine K. Spendlove, Gail Z. Martin, Jean Marie Ward, Diana Peterfreund, Ronald Thomas Garner)
Title: Writing for the Young Adult Market
Description: Perhaps the most exciting frontier of fiction is YA. This panel will discuss how to break into that market and strategies for garnering loyal readers.
Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Mari Mancusi, Cinda Williams Chima, E. C. Myers, Diana Peterfreund, Nancy Knight)
Title: Buffy Summers and Harry Potter: The Chosen Ones
Description: Heroes journeys, multiple apocalypses, a trio of best friends… what else do they have in common? Dual Panel with YA Lit.
Time: Sat 01:00 pm Location: Chastain DE – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Diana Peterfreund, A. J. Hartley, E. C. Myers, Meagan Spooner)
Title: Hungry for the Hunger Games?
Description: Let’s discuss the world of the Hunger Games—all three books, the movie adaptations & more.
Time: Sun 01:00 pm Location: Crystal Ballroom – Hilton (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: E. C. Myers, Diana Peterfreund, M. B. Weston)
Title: Packing Just As Powerful a Punch: Young Adult Urban Fantasy
Description: Young Adult Urban Fantasy can have just as much visceral and emotional impact as that written for adults, and this group of authors explains why.
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: Chastain BC – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Delilah S. Dawson, A. J. Hartley, Mari Mancusi, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Alethea Kontis, Diana Peterfreund)
Title: Autograph Sessions
Time: Sun 05:30 pm Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)(Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, A. J. Hartley, Mari Mancusi, Diana Peterfreund)