As I do every year, I will be attending Norwescon in SeaTac. This year, I’ll be at the convention on April 6th and 7th. If you’re in the Seattle area, come to the con, find me, and say hello.
Friday, April 6
11am — From Synopsis to Novel
A novel synopsis isn’t just a marketing tool. Find out how to use a synopsis to develop your story before you start writing.
Mary Rosenblum (M), Jak Koke, Irene Radford
2pm — Jak Koke Reading
My story “Love’s Light Wings” shows how we live and love in a collapsed future with near immortality and forced off-planet teleportation.
Note: the con program states that I will be reading from my forthcoming novel, Blood Sisters. However, that novel hasn’t been written yet.
3pm — Escaping the Little White Room
If you can see it, smell it, taste it, touch it, or hear it — then say so in the story! Learn how to write with your senses engaged to make your prose pop — and how to avoid making too much of a good thing.
Julie McGalliard (M), S. A. Bolich, Jak Koke, Jack Skillingstead
Saturday, April 7
Noon — Writers Workshop
4pm — Writers Workshop
8pm — The Editor and Writer Relationship
A good editor can be a writer’s best friend. What should a writer expect from their editor? What should they ask for; and how should they respond to their editor’s requests for changes? Editors will provide guidelines for new writers on the etiquette of the editor/writer relationship.
Susan R. Matthews (M), K.C. Ball, Patrick Swenson, Jak Koke