I have my probably final but no promises panel schedule for Orycon 2012.
Ross Island Fri Nov 2 2:00pm-3:00pm
What is theme? How do you develop theme in your writing, or should you
even try? For the sake of future graduate students studying your
brilliant prose, learn about this often-neglected aspect of
(*)Richard A. Lovett, Annie Bellet, Aimee C. Amodio, Wendy N.
Writing with all your senses
Lincoln Fri Nov 2 4:00pm-5:00pm
Writers are always reminded to write with all their senses. But how far
should they go? And what about altered senses? What about characters
that are blind, or in constant pain, or have numbed senses, deafness, or
other disabilities? Are constant reminders necessary? What writers can
take for granted, and what they should use to enrich their writing.
(*)Annie Bellet, K.C. Ball, Adrian Phoenix
I Forgot to Get A Real Job
Roosevelt Sat Nov 3 12:00pm-1:00pm
How to stay alive while waiting to be published
Edward Morris, (*)Nisi Shawl, Annie Bellet, Bill Johnson
How a writer’s workshop affected my life
Hamilton Sat Nov 3 5:00pm-6:00pm
The pros and cons of attending writer’s workshops. Can attendees be
productive and have fun at the same time or it is all work and no play? Do
online workshops count? What about workshops that break writers?
Annie Bellet, John C. Bunnell, Grá Linnaea, Edward Muller, Edd Vick
Geeks v nerds v freaks
Madison Sun Nov 4 12:00pm-1:00pm
To which do you aspire? What are the differences and similarities, and to
what proportion are they found? What function (or anti-function?) do we,
er, they, serve?
Annie Bellet, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, (*)Janet Freeman, Anthony Pryor