When Words Collide is always a highlight of my convention schedule, and this year it has the added bonus of hosting the Prix Aurora Awards too. If you’re attending, here’s where to find me in Calgary:
Saturday 11 AM–Bonavista
Myth Adventures (With Apologies to Robert Aspirin!)
Chadwick Ginther, Rhonda Parrish, GMB Chomichuk, Nancy M Bell, S.G. Wong (M)
Myths by any other name…would be stories. This panel will be an exploration with authors and editors of works that use myth (of deities, spirits and creatures—oh my!) woven throughout. Discussion to include how to weave myths into the narrative; how mythologies were chosen for specific works; the myriad aspects of research; how one separates “canonical” myth from rumoured myth; and many more aspects integral to using my
ths successfully within narrative.
Aurora Awards 7PM
Saturday 8PM–Parkland-Bonavista-Willow Park Autograph Session (2 Hours)
Our Festival Guests are joined by 70+ authors. Drop by to meet the authors and get your books signed. This session is open to the public, so tell your friends.
Saturday 10PM (till late)–(Suite 333) The Post-Apocalyptic Four Party
Ryan T. McFadden, E.C. Bell, Randy McCharles, Billie Milholland, Chadwick Ginther
Hang out with the Apocalyptic Four (authors of Women of the Apocalypse,The Puzzle Box, and The 10th Circle Project) & friends (that’s me!). Find out what trouble they’ve been up to lately.
Sunday 1PM–Bonavista Writing Trilogies
Gerald Brandt, Chadwick Ginther, Ryan T. McFadden, Samantha Beiko, Barb Galler-Smith, Susan MacGregor (PM)
Writing a trilogy is the writing equivalent of running a marathon. What are the pros and cons of embarking on such a creative endeavour? Five writers discuss their experiences, focusing on the challenges and benefits from creative, timely, and business perspectives.
Hope to see you there!