- QUESTIONS ANSWERED
ABOUT CON AND EVENTS
Panel: Members of the Con Committee
- PEOPLE AND THING
AUCTION Come bid high and often on strange
and exotic items. No bids or raises under 25¢!!!!! Money raised
goes to help keep EerieCon going.
Auctioneers: Dan Litten and John Hall
- LATE NIGHT TALK SHOW
Interviews by the Daring Dutchman, Edo van Belkom, with Top 10 by
Panel: Brust, Czerneda, Steele, McDermott, Bishop, Gardner, Mak
- POETRY ROUND-ROBIN
All poets welcome: bring your work. Hosted by
Carolyn Clink and David Clink, EerieCon's
- SO WHAT DO WE HAVE TO
SAY Is there anything unique about LGBT
our position as outsiders give us a different viewpoint? Aside from the
mechanics of sex what is different from the writing of straight
authors? What's there that might be
of interest to those outside our subculture?
Panel: Garland, Brust, York, Soles
- THE SMALL PRESS There is a rebirth of small press books. Why is it
happening and what is the importance of the small press? Can a
successful career be based on just the small press?
Panel: Schweitzer, Brahen, Ganley
- WORLD BUILDING IN 60
MINUTES A primer for for aspiring world
Panel: Steele, Brust, McDermott, Flewelling
- XXX SCHOOL GIRL
CONFIDENTIAL XXX White blouses, sailor
suits, blue blazers, school crests, pom-poms. There's nothing like a
school girl. A tribute to our favorite school girls from Misa Kuroi to
Buffy Summers. Hosted by Derwin Mak.
- NOT WITH A BANG Ways the world might end in fiction and reality.
Panel: Kress, McDermott, Stephenson
- WRITING FROM A
NON-HUMAN POINT OF VIEW Can it be done
successfully? Give some examples.
Panel: Price, York, Gardner
Moderator: van Belkom
- COLLABORATION Are two heads better than one? How can the creative
process be shared? Successful collaborators talk about the process.
Panel: Garland, Brahen, van Belkom
- MYTH AND LEGEND AS
INSPIRATION WRewriting them into your own
stories. Give some examples.
Panel: McDermott, Gardner, Flewelling
- JUNK FOOD WARS Cheese noodle sculpture contest conducted by master
sculptor David Clink - Theme:
Zombies. Rules and entry forms at registration.
2004 Winner: Paul Salivar
- THE CARE AND
UPBRINGING OF THE CREATIVE PROCESS What
writers do and think to keep the creative process in motion.
Panel: Gresh, Czerneda, Kress, Garland
- THE PULPS VS. TODAY'S
MAGAZINES Were the old publications better
than today's? If so why did they fail?
Panel: Brahen, Schweitzer, van Belkom
- BASICS FOR BEGINNING
WRITERS From story openers to character
development to submission procedures,
authors offer guidance to aspiring writers.
Panel: Brust, Soles, Kress, Gresh, Bishop
- LIFE WITH AN AUTHOR
Spouses talk about what life with an author
is like; foibles,
habits, and maybe even some secrets.
Panel: Roberta van Belkom, Roger Czerneda, Daneen Mcdermott, Mattie Brahen (Schweitzer)
Moderator: Carolyn Clink
- SHORT VS. LONGER
FICTION Why would anyone who sells novels
bother with lower paying short fiction? Have you ever expanded a short
story into a novel that was better than the short story?
Panel: Steele, McDermott, Gresh, Schweitzer, Garland
- POWERING THE 21ST
CENTURY An overview of the world's future
energy options. Talk by Dr.
- WHAT LINE'S MINE?
Our most popular panel. Individual lines are
of works. Panelists must guess who wrote them. Hosted by Amy Kauderer.
Contestants: Czerneda, Brust, van Belkom, Bishop, Flewelling, Gardner
- MEDIA FANDOM ROUND
TABLE Discuss your favorite genre. All
welcome. Hosted by Dennis Blake.
- ANIME/MANGA What you should see after watching Hamtaro, Sailor
Moon, Inu-Yashu, etc.
Panel: V. Kujawa, Mak, Blake
Moderator: S. Kauderer
- REAL SETTINGS FOR
SF/FANTASY/HORROR What places in the real
world make you feel as though you are in an actual setting of a
Panel: Steele, Gardner, York
- BEST AND WORST MOVIES
Panel: Ennis, Flewelling, Mak
- IS IT LITERATURE?
Are our favorite genres literature or just
entertainment and a way to make a buck?
- MAGNETIC POETRY Make a poem with words you will be given. Trade words.
Fun for all ages. Relax and enjoy. Hosted by Carolyn Clink and David Clink.
- THE GREAT MYTHOS IN
LITERATURE Cthulu, Middle Earth, Star Wars,
etc. We discuss the great ones in all genres.
Panel: Gardner, York, Price, Brahen
- LIVE FROM TITAN Well, not live, but the latest if all goes well with
Cassini. Talk by Dr. David DeGraff
- WRITERS WORKSHOP Having a problem with your writing? Stuck or unsure
what to do next? To help, instead of a traditional workshop, EerieCon
offering you a chance to sit down and discuss your problems with our
GOH authors. The workshop is limited to ten, so sign up early.
Panel: Brust, Czerneda, Steele
- WHAT MAKES A BOOK, TV
SHOW OR FILM INTO A CULT? What is it about
them that attracts a loyal following?
- BITCHES AND BOUQUETS
Sit down with members of the Con Committee
with your complaints and suggestions. (We will also accept compliments.)
Panel: Members of the Con Committee