Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Enter the Imaginarium!

My updated panel schedule for Imaginarium:

Friday

7:00 PM
Gats, Gams, & Greenhorns
Everyone always remembers to build worlds, but do they always remember to build language? This panel covers the proper way to use slang, jargon, and other language mechanisms in genre fiction.
Moderator: Mandi Lynch
Panelists: L. Andrew Cooper, Addie J. King, Sean Taylor

Saturday

4:00 PM
The World of a Magazine Editor: Submissions, Deadlines, and Edits, oh my!
Sit down with editors as they share the inside scoop on editing for magazines. Learn why pieces are accepted, why they’re rejected, and what magazine editors expect of their authors.
Moderator: Sean Taylor
Panelists: Eric Beebe, Lori Michelle, Jason Sizemore, Benjamin Smith

6:00 PM
Comic Script Creation Part 1 – Hosted by Sean Taylor
Join comic book writer Sean Taylor (Gene Simmons Dominatrix, Bad Girls Club, The Invisible Man) for a two-day workshop to help you begin and complete a comic book script for a four-page anthology short. Super heroes, horror, drama, slice of life — all genres welcome.

Sunday

12:00 PM
Comic Script Creation Part 2 – Hosted by Sean Taylor
Join comic book writer Sean Taylor (Gene Simmons Dominatrix, Bad Girls Club, The Invisible Man) for a two-day workshop to help you begin and complete a comic book script for a four-page anthology short. Super heroes, horror, drama, slice of life — all genres welcome.

2:00 PM
Publishing Comics & Graphic Novels
Words and pictures…can’t be too hard, right? Think again. Our panelists discuss what goes into making a good comic series, from the idea’s inception all the way through final layout and printing. This is a must-see panel for anyone interested in breaking into the graphic literature world.
Moderator: Sean Taylor
Panelists: Matthew Barron, Dan Jolley

3:00 PM
How to Build a Better Bad Guy
Heroes are important, but having a strong villain can make or break a story. Learn how to make your bad guys the best they can possibly be.
Moderator: Sean Taylor
Panelists: Karen Block, K.S. Daniels, Dan Jolley, Tommy Smith, Michael West