Ian Randal Strock

Arisia this weekend

This weekend is Arisia, one of my favorite conventions of the year, and I hope some (many) of you will be there with me. My schedule, for those who are looking for me (and really, I’m not that hard to find):

Friday at 10pm in the Alcott room: “How To Use Real Science In Your SciFantasy Story” with Deborah Kaminski, Timothy Goyette, Nalin Ratnayake, and Stephen R Wilk.

Saturday at 11:30am in the Faneuil room: “Self-Publishing 101: Become an Authorpreneur” with Anna Erishkigal, Kate Kaynak, Mike Luoma, and Ursula Vernon.

Saturday at 10:00pm in the Alcott room (again): “Pitch Mania! A Competition For Your Story” – a chance for authors to present their stories (or at least, pitches for their stories) to several editors at once. With Dianna Sanchez, Inanna Arthen, Genevieve Iseult Eldredge, and Hildy Silverman.

Monday at 11:30am in the Hale room: “Just the Facts: Abundance!” with Mark L Amidon, Amy Chused, James Meickle, and Richard Moore.

Beyond those four panels, I’ll be spending most of my waking hours at the Fantastic Books table in the dealers’ room (5-9pm Friday, 10am-7pm Saturday and Sunday, and 10am-2:30pm Monday).

And the big event this weekend: the launch party for Daniel M. Kimmel’s new novel, Time On My Hands, at the Fantastic Books table in the dealers’ room on Sunday from 5 to 6 pm. We’ll have sweet things and a raffle and books! Hope to see you there.