Luna Schedules:

Posted: 17th March 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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In addition to Dave Freer i have two other clients attending Lunacon. Chris is an Aussie so he probably won’t make it to cons stateside all that often, Charles Gannon is known to quiet a few from his days as a game writer.

Mine:

Saturday     Total Events This Day: 2
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Business of Writing    3/21/2009 10:00:00 AM    3/21/2009 11:00:00 AM    Grand Center
Title:     Agent’s Roundtable
Description:     A discussion of what agents look for, what annoys them, and how the field is evolving.
Participants:     Lucienne Diver, Michael Kabongo, Eddie Schneider,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Business of Writing    3/21/2009 4:00:00 PM    3/21/2009 5:00:00 PM    Brundage B
Title:     Marketing Your Novel
Description:     Marketing strategies for writers.
Participants:     Kevin DiVico, Michael Kabongo, Nathan Lilly, Gail Martin, James Owen,

Amazingly I know & like people on both my panels. Lucienne for her sins is on a second panel with me in less than a year, Eddie i’ve run into two or three times, cool dude. Gail I got to meet at last years Ravencon, and we’ll both be back there this year.

Dave Freer

Friday     Total Events This Day: 2
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Reading & Signings    3/20/2009 5:00:00 PM    3/20/2009 6:00:00 PM    Elija Budd
Title:     Reading: Dave Freer
Description:    
Participants:     Dave Freer,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Other    3/20/2009 6:00:00 PM    3/20/2009 7:00:00 PM    Grand North
Title:     Opening Ceremonies
Description:    
Participants:     MrShirt [M], Larry Dixon, Eric Flint, Dave Freer, Leigh Grossman, Stacey Helton McConnell, Mercedes Lackey,

Saturday     Total Events This Day: 2
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/21/2009 2:00:00 PM    3/21/2009 3:00:00 PM    Brundage A
Title:     Undersea SFF
Description:     What do writers need to know about creating worlds that are primarily underwater?
Participants:     Carl Frederick, Dave Freer, Paul Levinson, Jeff Lyman,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/21/2009 3:00:00 PM    3/21/2009 4:00:00 PM    Brundage A
Title:     Military SF vs. "War Porn"
Description:     Is it a matter of aesthetics and personal taste, or are there real differences?
Participants:     Eric Flint, Dave Freer, Charles Gannon, Chuck Rothman,

Sunday     Total Events This Day: 5
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/22/2009 1:00:00 PM    3/22/2009 2:00:00 PM    Grand North
Title:     Collaborating With Mercedes Lackey
Description:     Mercedes Lackey and several of her collaborators discuss the experience of working together.
Participants:     Rosemary Edghill[M], Eric Flint, Dave Freer, Mercedes Lackey, Josepha Sherman,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/22/2009 10:00:00 AM    3/22/2009 11:00:00 AM    Grand North
Title:     An Interview with Dave Freer
Description:     Noted SFF radio host Jim Freund (of Hour of the Wolf) interviews the badly jet-lagged guest of honor about his writing and the state of South African SF.
Participants:     Dave Freer, Jim Freund,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/22/2009 11:00:00 AM    3/22/2009 12:00:00 PM    Birch
Title:     The Baen Traveling Slide Show
Description:     Highlighting some of the many Baen authors and artsts at Lunacon.
Participants:     Eric Flint, Mike Flynn, Dave Freer, Sarah Hoyt, Jim Minz,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/22/2009 2:00:00 PM    3/22/2009 3:00:00 PM    Grand North
Title:     Chimera Cordon Bleu
Description:     Just how DO fantastic creatures taste? Is it ethical to eat them? What do you need to keep in mind while preparing them? And where do you draw the line as to what’s tasty and what’s taboo?
Participants:     Dave Freer, Robert Hoyt[M], Chris McMahon, James Daniel Ross, Jane T. Sibley,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Reading & Signings    3/22/2009 3:00:00 PM    3/22/2009 4:00:00 PM    Westchester Assembly
Title:     Autographing: Eric Flint and Dave Freer
Description:    
Participants:     Eric Flint, Dave Freer,

Charles Gannon:

Saturday     Total Events This Day: 3
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Science & Technology    3/21/2009 12:00:00 PM    3/21/2009 1:00:00 PM    Odelle
Title:     Sigma, an SF Think Tank
Description:     There are about 40 professional hard SF writers who are now working as part of SIGMA, a pro bono government think tank that has been called upon by all service branches, DHS, NATO, Battelle, and several agencies that have insisted upon continuing confidentiality.
Participants:     Mike Flynn, Charles Gannon[M], Paul Levinson,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/21/2009 3:00:00 PM    3/21/2009 4:00:00 PM    Brundage A
Title:     Military SF vs. "War Porn"
Description:     Is it a matter of aesthetics and personal taste, or are there real differences?
Participants:     Eric Flint, Dave Freer, Charles Gannon, Chuck Rothman,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Reading & Signings    3/21/2009 4:30:00 PM    3/21/2009 5:00:00 PM    Elija Budd
Title:     Reading: Charles Gannon
Description:    
Participants:     Charles Gannon,

Sunday     Total Events This Day: 2
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Science & Technology    3/22/2009 10:00:00 AM    3/22/2009 11:00:00 AM    Odelle
Title:     Intercepting NEOs (Near Earth Objects)
Description:     What are the options? What are the physics and realities and problems? What are the likelihoods of the need arising, the odds of success?
Participants:     Bill Engfer, Charles Gannon, Edmund Meskys, Ian Randal Strock[M],

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/22/2009 11:00:00 AM    3/22/2009 12:00:00 PM    Brundage A
Title:     Classics of S-F: Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1889)
Description:     Framed in a time-travel fantasy is a remarkable story of a benevolent alien bringing advanced technology. Is it distinguishable from magic? What is the tragic flaw of Hank Morgan? This book is much more widely popular than the others in our set of four. Why?
Participants:     Ellen Asher, Charles Gannon, Peter Heck, John Hertz[M], James Owen, Darrell Schweitzer,

Chris McMahon

aturday     Total Events This Day: 1
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Reading & Signings    3/21/2009 1:00:00 PM    3/21/2009 1:30:00 PM    Elija Budd
Title:     Reading: Chris McMahon
Description:    
Participants:     Chris McMahon,

Sunday     Total Events This Day: 2
Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Reading & Signings    3/22/2009 1:00:00 PM    3/22/2009 2:00:00 PM    Westchester Assembly
Title:     Autographing: Carol Bugge, Chris McMahon
Description:    
Participants:     Carole Bugge, Chris McMahon,

Track    Start Time    End Time    Room
Literature    3/22/2009 2:00:00 PM    3/22/2009 3:00:00 PM    Grand North
Title:     Chimera Cordon Bleu
Description:     Just how DO fantastic creatures taste? Is it ethical to eat them? What do you need to keep in mind while preparing them? And where do you draw the line as to what’s tasty and what’s taboo?
Participants:     Dave Freer, Robert Hoyt[M], Chris McMahon, James Daniel Ross, Jane T. Sibley,