Bradley H. Sinor

Bradley H. Sinor has been writing for five/sixths of his life, and has written many short stories. They’ve appeared in a variety of anthologies, and three short-story collections. His Holmesian collection The Game’s Afoot: A Sherlock Holmes Miscellany was published by Pro Se Productions. His novel The Eye of Dawn was published by Airship 27 Productions. From Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire Press are Megan Thomas: Forensic Sorceress, The Grantville Inquisitor, co-written with Tracy S. Morris, and The Hunt For The Red Cardinal, co-written with Susan P. Sinor. He lives in Tulsa, OK, with his wife (co-writer and copy editor) Susan P. Sinor, and two cats.

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5:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Mapping Out Magic

Making sense of how a magic system works. What are the limits of magic in a fantasy world? How do those boundaries enrich the story?

Moderator: Julia S. Mandala

Panelists: Julia S. Mandala, David Carrico, J.H. Fleming, Carolyn Kay, Dennis McDonald, Bradley H Sinor

Tracks: Fantasy, Supernatural & Paranormal, Writing & Publishing

7:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Atrium

Literary Beers

Join panelists in the hotel lounge for lively conversation. BYO beverages, please.

Moderator: Julie Barrett

Panelists: Julie Barrett, La Blanke, Brook Bullock, Charles Dane Clark, Dr Paisley, Phillip Drayer Duncan, J.H. Fleming, Tim Frayser, Caleb Haldane, Nick Johnson, Bekah June, Mike Kennedy, Kimber, Dennis McDonald, Paula Helm Murray, Pigeon, Alan J Porter, James Simpson, Bradley H Sinor, Sue Sinor, A C Smart, Stevo the Gutter Nerd, ET Wardwell, Steven E. Wedel, Mario Wytch

Tracks: Food & Drink, General Interest, Writing & Publishing, Meetup

11:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma E - Back Wall Table


One-hour signings.

Tracks: Autographs

Noon | Location: Sooner A

Fantastic Connections

Stories explore the human condition in ways that help us think. Allegories analyze us and society. How does this work? Why are we so connected with fantastical people/places/stories? Can escaping into speculative fiction help us heal in the real world?

Moderator: Rhonda Eudaly

Panelists: Rhonda Eudaly, J.H. Fleming, Melinda LaFevers, Bradley H Sinor, Tommy B. Smith, Craig Wolf

Tracks: Pop Culture & Entertainment, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Writing & Publishing, Film & TV

4:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

The Hero's New Reality

The Hero's Journey, one of the most appealing narrative structures, takes a person from the ordinary to extraordinary then back again. How do these steps define a hero? How do our encounters with fictional heroes shape our worldviews when we face similar challenges IRL?

Moderator: Dara Fogel, PhD

Panelists: Dara Fogel, PhD, Pigeon, Alan J Porter, Selina Rosen, Bradley H Sinor

Tracks: Comics, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Film & TV, Cosplay, Writing & Publishing, Gaming

5:00 PM | Location: Noble

Author Readings

Authors read selections from their various works.

Moderator: Alan J Porter

Panelists: Alan J Porter, Jeff Provine, Bradley H Sinor, Sue Sinor

Tracks: Writing & Publishing

1:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

Lovecraftian Reinterpretations

The conceit is that HP Lovecraft’s mythos explains every story. For instance, is the shapeshifter in The Thing a shoggoth? Are Tolkien’s Ringwraiths really Night-Gaunts? Don't forget the implications of Star Trek’s “Catspaw” and its “Old Ones”!

Moderator: Mark Alfred

Panelists: Mark Alfred, Mark Finn, Bradley H Sinor, Seth Skorkowsky

Tracks: Writing & Publishing