Lucy Snyder (las) wrote in contextsf,
Lucy Snyder

Context 24 information

Context 24 will be taking place in Columbus, Ohio at the Doubletree Hotel (the same venue as last year) the weekend of August 26-28, 2011.

Guests who've signed on include L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Mira Grant (aka Seanan McGuire), David Hartwell, Erica Neely, Tom Smith, Mike Resnick, Nigel Sade, and Susan Fisher. I'll be participating as a panelist.

They still have dealers' tables:

They have posted a proposed list of panel topics and a panelist registration form on the front page of their site; the deadline for panelist signup is July 15th:

And finally, they've posted ten writing workshops; a few more are likely to be posted in coming months:

Topics include:

Building Narrative Tension
How To Polish Your Novel Manuscript
Characterization and Dialog
Release Your Inner Teen: Writing Fiction for the Young Adult Market
Level One Writers Workshop
Pitches and Blurbs and Tag Lines, Oh My!
The Devil is in the Details
Engaging the Wary: Winning and Keeping the Impatient Reader
The Art, Craft and Business of Writing Genre Fiction
Character Torture 101
Pissing Off Editors, or How Not to Get Published

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