I’ll be commuting to Lunacon this weekend. Hope to see some of you there.
They’ve put me on the following panels:
Devil in the Details (Friday 18:00)
Understanding copyright, contracts, and other business esoterica that influence a writer’s potential for success.
Sally Wiener Grotta, Neil Clarke
How NOT to get published (Saturday 11:00)
Tips on submissions, contacting agents, and all the other myriad challenges that face an aspiring author. What works, what doesn’t, and what will work against you completely.
Neal Levin, Neil Clarke, Esther Friesner, Ginjer Buchanan, Lawrence Schoen,
Size Doesn’t Matter: The Impact of Small Genre Press (Saturday 18:00)
More and more authors are getting their start in small press publications, and more established writers are contributing to small press to broaden their audience. What are the benefits and detriments of small press publishing? Where do you find good small press? Can you, should you, start your own?
Neil Clark, Ian Randal Strock, David Sklar, Ben Yalow
Short Fiction and Its 9 Lives (Saturday 19:00)
Though some have been predicting its demise for years, why hasn’t short fiction died yet? Are we really entering into a new golden age for short fiction?
Neil Clarke, Ian Randal Strock, Steven Sawicki, Michael Swanwick
E-publishing 101 (Saturday 23:00)
How to E-publish, What are the benefits, and where is it going from here?
Sally Weiner Grotta, Daniel Grotta ,Neal Levin, Neal Clarke, Ef Deal
To E- or Not to E- (Sunday 11:00)
A lively (and hopefully friendly!) discussion between print and epublishers as they discuss the merits and flaws of both kinds of publishing as well as the effect e-publishing can have on the industry, both now and in the future.
Neil Clarke, Hildy Silverman, Dennis McCunney, Andrew Wheeler