Martha Wells (marthawells) wrote,
Martha Wells


On July 3-6, I'll be at Convergence Con in Bloomington, MN.

My schedule is:

Thursday July 3, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A live episode of the Skiffy & Fanty Show ( with guest authors CL Patel and Martha Wells. We'll discuss influences on SF/F lit from gaming, comics, etc. with authors who write SF/F fiction but have experience writing for other formats. Panelists: Michael R. Underwood (mod), Carrie Patel, Martha Wells, David Annandale, Shaun Duke, Paul Weimer

Thursday, July 3 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Reading - Martha Wells

Friday July 4, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Where's the Magic?
Increasingly, writers feel the need to include a scientific (or pseudoscientific) explanation for strange events and objects, rather than simply having a fantastical or magical explanation. Why is this the case? Does it work? Panelists: Kameron Hurley, Kelly McCullough, Sean M. Murphy, Doug Hulick, Martha Wells

Friday, July 4 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Signing - Martha Wells / David Annandale

Saturday July 5, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Once Upon a Story: Exploring Fairy Tales in Popular Culture
What do NBC's Grimm, Willingham's "Fables" and Disney have in common? They all propel fantastical stories of antiquity into modern times. Explore where we've come from and where we're going in myth, fairytale, and folklore. Panelists: Dana Baird, Christine Norris, Emma Bull, Roy T Cook, Martha Wells

Sunday July 6, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Women in Genre Not Talking about Women in Genre
Panelists talk about everything EXCEPT what it's like to be a woman working in genre! Which is better, Star Wars or Star Trek? What YA series will be made into a TV show next? Audience questions will be drawn randomly and answered by the panelists. Panelists: Martha Wells, Damarra Atkins, Lynne M. Thomas, Danielle Indovino, Naomi Kritzer
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