Paula Helm Murray’s stories have appeared in Sword and Sorceress IV and VIII; Spells of Wonder; Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine; and Eldritch Tales. By day a H.R.-benefits wizard, by night she is working on a variety of writing and jewelry projects. She lives in Kansas City with her spice, Jim and Margene, and the obligatory small army of soft toys. Oh, and the cats.
7:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Atrium
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
11:00 AM | Location: Boomer B
Conventions have been happening, officially, since 1939's Worldcon. But...why? Panelists share nerdkind's lore about con traditions, the history of sf fandom, and how congoers today are defining pop-culture trends and building new media markets.
Moderator: Larry Nemecek