OryCon 19 Program Participant Index

As of November 2, 1997

A Chronological Program Listing is also available.

Heather Alexander

Fri 8:00 PM, Santiam
Intro to Filk - Who are those people sing weird songs?
Sat 11:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Jam in the key of C - Bring your instruments, the weirder the better.
Sun 11:00 AM, Riverview
Heather Alexander Concert
Rob Alexander
Fri 6:00 PM, Nehalem
A study in light and dark: humor and emotional content in your artwork.
Sat 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Tits and Lizards - The second bases of SF/Fantasy Art. Do we care? Do we revel in it? Can it be done well?
Sat 1:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (1:00 Smith, Dean Wesly / Bunch, Chris) (1:30 Alexander, Rob / Organ-Kean, Margaret)
Sat 6:00 PM, Nehalem
How to make your fantasy artwork look believable (...or should you?)
Sue Alexander
Fri 6:00 PM, Nehalem
A study in light and dark: humor and emotional content in your artwork.
Sat 4:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (4:00 Alexander, Sue / Taylor, Bruce) (4:30 Neason, Rebecca / Riddell, Paul)
Sat 6:00 PM, Nehalem
How to make your fantasy artwork look believable (...or should you?)
Colleen Anderson
Fri 5:00 PM, Wilson
Storytelling. Come hear some ripping yarns.
Fri 10:00 PM, Wilson
Erotic horror or soft core bloodsucking? The bloodlust connection.
Sat 5:00 PM, Wilson
Predictions Great and Stupid: Panelists provide and critique predictions of the past and future
Sat 9:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Clark, Alan M. / Anderson, Colleen 9:30
John W Barnes
Fri 3:00 PM, Wilson
Magic & Religion Vs. Tech - What Is to Come: Will myths triumph over rational thought?
Fri 4:00 PM, Nehalem
Effective outlines, synopses, and sample chapters. How can they keep your book on target, how can they sell it.
Sat 11:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (11:00 Barnes, John W / Kenyon, Kay) ( 11:30 Dalkey, Kara / Cramer, John)
Sat 1:00 PM, Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius. Panelists ad-lib answers to audience questions. Our geniuses can't help you if you don't bring in important questions for them.
Sat 2:00 PM, Santiam
The Frankenstein Myth: A monster we continue to identify with and rewrite.
Sat 4:00 PM, Wilson
Raping Writers: Bamtam and the cancellation of royalties
Sat 7:00 PM, Nehalem
"Alien" Aliens
Sat 10:00 PM, Wilson/Nehalem
Whose line is it anyway? Based on the British TV program, done with Orycon style. (till 12:00)
Sun 1:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - MacGregor, Loren Joseph / Barnes, John W. 1:30
Steve Barnes
Fri 1:00 PM, Wilson
Steve Barnes - GOH Reading
Fri 3:00 PM, Klamath
The Rise and Fall of Civilization: Which way are we going? How do we tell with any assurance?
Fri 5:00 PM, Klamath
Steve Barnes GOH Interview
Fri 7:00 PM, Riverview
Opening Ceremonies [7:30]
Sat 9:00 AM, Riverview
Tai Chi
Sat 10:00 AM, Riverview
Pentjak Silat Bukti Negara conducted by Guru Stevan Plinck
Sat 12:00 PM, Klamath
"A Stitch in Time" with commentary by Steve Barnes. Watch the award-winning episode of "The Outer Limits" written by Orycon's GOH.
Sat 1:00 PM, Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius. Panelists ad-lib answers to audience questions. Our geniuses can't help you if you don't bring in important questions for them.
Sat 2:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (2:00 Barnes, Steve/Due, Tananarive )( 2:30 Barnes, Steve/Perry, Steve)
Sat 3:00 PM, Klamath
Does SF Provide Answers or Just Entertainment?
Sun 10:00 AM, Riverview
Tai Chi
Sun 11:00 AM, Wilson
Schools and Parents: Who's more responsible, and who should be?
Dan Berggren
Sat 10:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Reading - Berggren, Dan
Sat 6:00 PM, Wilson
Cardinal Richelieu revisited - the good and evil priest in literature.
Betty Bigelow
Fri 3:00 PM, Klamath
The Rise and Fall of Civilization: Which way are we going? How do we tell with any assurance?
Fri 4:00 PM, Wilson
Folk remedies, 3rd World Medicine, and old wives' tales: How much is superstition and how much is scientifically varifiable?
Fri 6:00 PM, Nehalem
A study in light and dark: humor and emotional content in your artwork.
Sat 10:00 AM, Wilson
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (3)
Knitting Chainmail: learn how it's really done.
Sat 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Tits and Lizards - The second bases of SF/Fantasy Art. Do we care? Do we revel in it? Can it be done well?
Sat 3:00 PM, Nestucca
Beginning Watercolors
Sun 12:00 PM, Riverview
Art Auction
Sun 1:00 PM, Riverview
Art Auction
Sun 2:00 PM, Riverview
Art Auction
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
Fri 1:00 PM, Santiam
Mythic roots of fantasy
Fri 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Coping with and/or embracing change.
Fri 3:00 PM, Klamath
The Rise and Fall of Civilization: Which way are we going? How do we tell with any assurance?
Fri 4:00 PM, Santiam
Historical Fiction: Call it fantasy, and they'll buy it. Will readers--and thus editors--only buy historical fiction when you add magic and fairies?
Fri 8:00 PM, Santiam
Intro to Filk - Who are those people sing weird songs?
Sat 10:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (10:00 Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn / Smeds, Dave) (10:30 Rusch, Kristine / Rosenblum, Mary)
Sat 12:00 PM, Wilson
Science and Religion: Harmony or Discord. Can we avoid being affected by this battle?
Sat 1:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - / Bohnhoff, Maya Kaatheryn 1:30
Sat 6:00 PM, Wilson
Cardinal Richelieu revisited - the good and evil priest in literature.
Sun 2:00 PM, Wilson
Research for alternate history. Sources to use so good history can make good fiction.
Elizabeth Lawhead Bourne
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (1)
Computer Art / Web Art
Mark Bourne
Sat 10:00 PM, Wilson/Nehalem
Whose line is it anyway? Based on the British TV program, done with Orycon style. (till 12:00)
Sun 11:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Reading - / Bourne, Mark 11:30
Sun 1:00 PM, Santiam
What's New in the world of physics today. How will it affect our lives?
Sun 3:00 PM, Wilson
The freelance lifestyle
Chris Bunch
Fri 3:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Constructing a Consistent Ethnography
Fri 4:00 PM, Nehalem
Effective outlines, synopses, and sample chapters. How can they keep your book on target, how can they sell it.
Sat 10:00 AM, Klamath
Writing for Movies and TV vs Books: Who's show is it anyway?
Sat 12:00 PM, Santiam
How to kill off characters.
Sat 1:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (1:00 Smith, Dean Wesly / Bunch, Chris) (1:30 Alexander, Rob / Organ-Kean, Margaret)
Sat 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editors and agents, who needs them? Good question, we'll ask writers and editors.
John Bunnell
Fri 2:00 PM, Santiam
Using Native American Themes in your writing.
Fri 8:00 PM, Santiam
Intro to Filk - Who are those people sing weird songs?
Gail Butler
Sat 4:00 PM, Nestucca
Color Mechanics
Sat 5:00 PM, Nehalem
Strange inspiration - unexpected sources of creativity.
Amy Casil
Fri 3:00 PM, Santiam
Science for Rocks - How to Write Hard Science with a Soft Mind. How to get it right, so your scientfic plot device doesn't feature in next years turkey readings.
Sat 12:00 PM, Wilson
Science and Religion: Harmony or Discord. Can we avoid being affected by this battle?
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (4)
Critiquing writing: Why and How.
Sat 3:00 PM, Nehalem
Dodging the slush pile, can we break through? Is the slush pile as bad as we've all heard?
Sat 4:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Reading: 4:30 -- Amy Casil
Sun 11:00 AM, Wilson
Schools and Parents: Who's more responsible, and who should be?
Mairi Chaney
Sun 11:00 AM, Riverview
Heather Alexander Concert
Alan M. Clark
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Fri 6:00 PM, Nehalem
A study in light and dark: humor and emotional content in your artwork.
Sat 3:00 PM, Santiam
Vampires, Mummies and the Holy Ghost - Which terrrifies you the most?
Sat 5:00 PM, Nehalem
Strange inspiration - unexpected sources of creativity.
Sat 9:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Clark, Alan M. / Anderson, Colleen 9:30
David Clark
Sun 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Ask not what your con can do for you: Why do we volunteer to do these things.
John Cramer
Fri 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Coping with and/or embracing change.
Fri 3:00 PM, Santiam
Science for Rocks - How to Write Hard Science with a Soft Mind. How to get it right, so your scientfic plot device doesn't feature in next years turkey readings.
Fri 5:00 PM, Nehalem
How to talk to a scientific expert: Going to the source for your research.
Sat 11:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (11:00 Barnes, John W / Kenyon, Kay) ( 11:30 Dalkey, Kara / Cramer, John)
Sat 2:00 PM, Wilson
How to get to the stars. (Without warp drive, baloneyium drive, or hyperspace.
Sat 6:00 PM, Santiam
Computers: What's New this week? What's New next week?
Debbie Cross
Fri 5:00 PM, Santiam
The Book As Artifact
Fri 9:00 PM, Klamath
Fanthorpe Open Mike
Sat 4:00 PM, Klamath
Susan Petrey Fund Auction
Sat 5:00 PM, Klamath
Susan Petrey Fund Auction
Sat 6:00 PM, Klamath
Susan Petrey Fund Auction
Kara Dalkey
Fri 1:00 PM, Santiam
Mythic roots of fantasy
Fri 3:00 PM, Wilson
Magic & Religion Vs. Tech - What Is to Come: Will myths triumph over rational thought?
Fri 4:00 PM, Santiam
Historical Fiction: Call it fantasy, and they'll buy it. Will readers--and thus editors--only buy historical fiction when you add magic and fairies?
Sat 11:00 AM, Santiam
Sense of Place in Fantasy
Sat 11:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (11:00 Barnes, John W / Kenyon, Kay) ( 11:30 Dalkey, Kara / Cramer, John)
Sun 12:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Irene Radford / Dalkey, Kara 12:30
James David
Sat 12:00 PM, Santiam
How to kill off characters.
Howard Davidson
Fri 5:00 PM, Nehalem
How to talk to a scientific expert: Going to the source for your research.
Sat 2:00 PM, Wilson
How to get to the stars. (Without warp drive, baloneyium drive, or hyperspace.
Sat 6:00 PM, Santiam
Computers: What's New this week? What's New next week?
Sun 1:00 PM, Santiam
What's New in the world of physics today. How will it affect our lives?
Joy Day
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (Stage)
Elements of stage presentation for costumers
John De Camp
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Fri 3:00 PM, Wilson
Magic & Religion Vs. Tech - What Is to Come: Will myths triumph over rational thought?
Sat 10:00 AM, Wilson
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry
Sat 2:00 PM, Wilson
How to get to the stars. (Without warp drive, baloneyium drive, or hyperspace.
Sat 3:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (3:00 Moscoe, Mike / Devos, Elisabeth) (3:30 Scarboro, Elizabeth Ann / DeCamp, John)
Barbara Denz
Sat 1:00 PM, Wilson
Folk tales and fantasey - The musical conntction.
Sun 12:00 PM, Wilson
How cons should treat pros, how pros should treat cons.
Elisabeth DeVos
Fri 3:00 PM, Wilson
Magic & Religion Vs. Tech - What Is to Come: Will myths triumph over rational thought?
Sat 3:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (3:00 Moscoe, Mike / Devos, Elisabeth) (3:30 Scarboro, Elizabeth Ann / DeCamp, John)
Sat 7:00 PM, Nehalem
"Alien" Aliens
Sun 1:00 PM, Wilson
When your editor wants a rewrite. Surviving the pain to produce better work.
Sun 2:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - DeVos, Elisabeth /
Steve Dixon
Fri 8:00 PM, Santiam
Intro to Filk - Who are those people sing weird songs?
Sat 11:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Jam in the key of C - Bring your instruments, the weirder the better.
Sun 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Comics as inspiration for movies & TV series. A panel that's a Spawn of the Daredevil. (We should be sorry, but we're not.)
Tananarive Due
Fri 5:00 PM, Klamath
Steve Barnes GOH Interview
Sat 12:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Moscoe, Mike / Due, Tananarive 12:30
Sat 2:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (2:00 Barnes, Steve/Due, Tananarive )( 2:30 Barnes, Steve/Perry, Steve)
Sat 3:00 PM, Santiam
Vampires, Mummies and the Holy Ghost - Which terrrifies you the most?
Sun 12:00 PM, Klamath
What's that Vampire doing on the Subway? - Urban Fantasys we love. What makes it seem real?
Dan Duval
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (1)
The costs and joys of virtual reality.
Sat 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Interesting villains: they keep being more interesting than the heroes. How do writers do that?
Sat 2:00 PM, Santiam
The Frankenstein Myth: A monster we continue to identify with and rewrite.
Cecilia Eng
Fri 8:00 PM, Santiam
Intro to Filk - Who are those people sing weird songs?
Sat 11:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Jam in the key of C - Bring your instruments, the weirder the better.
Sat 1:00 PM, Wilson
Folk tales and fantasey - The musical conntction.
James Fiscus
Fri 3:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Constructing a Consistent Ethnography
Fri 4:00 PM, Santiam
Historical Fiction: Call it fantasy, and they'll buy it. Will readers--and thus editors--only buy historical fiction when you add magic and fairies?
Fri 5:00 PM, Nehalem
How to talk to a scientific expert: Going to the source for your research.
Sat 4:00 PM, Wilson
Raping Writers: Bamtam and the cancellation of royalties
Sun 2:00 PM, Wilson
Research for alternate history. Sources to use so good history can make good fiction.
Margaret Forsythe
Fri 3:00 PM, Klamath
The Rise and Fall of Civilization: Which way are we going? How do we tell with any assurance?
Fri 5:00 PM, Wilson
Storytelling. Come hear some ripping yarns.
Sat 10:00 AM, Nehalem
Christian Fandom
Sat 1:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Readings - Forsythe, Margaret / Rose, Rhea 1:30
Sun 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Comics as inspiration for movies & TV series. A panel that's a Spawn of the Daredevil. (We should be sorry, but we're not.)
Joan Gaustad
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (3)
Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction: How do the processes compare.
Sun 11:00 AM, Wilson
Schools and Parents: Who's more responsible, and who should be?
ElizaBeth Gilligan
Fri 4:00 PM, Wilson
Folk remedies, 3rd World Medicine, and old wives' tales: How much is superstition and how much is scientifically varifiable?
Fri 6:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Gilligan, Elizabeth / Rosenblum, Mary 6:30
Sat 11:00 AM, Santiam
Sense of Place in Fantasy
Sat 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Interesting villains: they keep being more interesting than the heroes. How do writers do that?
Sat 5:00 PM, Santiam
Toxicology for the layman.
Sun 3:00 PM, Wilson
The freelance lifestyle
Jim Glass
Sat 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 2:00 PM, Wilson
How to get to the stars. (Without warp drive, baloneyium drive, or hyperspace.
Sun 1:00 PM, Santiam
What's New in the world of physics today. How will it affect our lives?
Sun 3:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - / Glass, Jim 3:30
Molly Gloss
Sat 5:00 PM, Wilson
Predictions Great and Stupid: Panelists provide and critique predictions of the past and future
Marcia G.
Fri 4:00 PM, Wilson
Folk remedies, 3rd World Medicine, and old wives' tales: How much is superstition and how much is scientifically varifiable?
Fri 6:00 PM, Klamath
Plagues - An expert, a projector, a screen and a darkened room: Not for the faint of heart!
Sat 5:00 PM, Santiam
Toxicology for the layman.
Lenora Good
Fri 2:00 PM, Santiam
Using Native American Themes in your writing.
Sat 10:00 AM, Wilson
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (2)
Rabid Military Cronyism
Sat 12:00 PM, Wilson
Science and Religion: Harmony or Discord. Can we avoid being affected by this battle?
Sarah Goodman
Fri 5:00 PM, Wilson
Storytelling. Come hear some ripping yarns.
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (1)
Cultural Tourism: Borrowing from other peoples myths.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (Stage)
Hall costuming
Sun 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Ask not what your con can do for you: Why do we volunteer to do these things.
Sun 3:00 PM, Nehalem
What Are Computers Actually Necessary For? As opposed to those areas in which they annoy us unmercifully.
Greg Gorden
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (1)
The costs and joys of virtual reality.
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (1)
Computer Art / Web Art
Sun 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Selling on the information superhighway, why Sex sells everywhere.
Eileen Gunn
Sat 12:00 PM, Quiet Bar
UGNU: a pep talk
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (3)
Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction: How do the processes compare.
Sun 12:00 PM, Klamath
What's that Vampire doing on the Subway? - Urban Fantasys we love. What makes it seem real?
Sun 2:00 PM, Wilson
Research for alternate history. Sources to use so good history can make good fiction.
Robert Hale
Sat 4:00 PM, Nehalem
How comics have shaped our society. Everyone at this con, maybe in America, has grown up with Marvel and DC.
Sun 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Comics as inspiration for movies & TV series. A panel that's a Spawn of the Daredevil. (We should be sorry, but we're not.)
Tara Harper
Sat 11:00 AM, Nehalem
Where is the kickstand on a horse - Why do authors get horses wrong? Which things do you need to get right.
Sat 12:00 PM, Santiam
How to kill off characters.
Sat 1:00 PM, Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius. Panelists ad-lib answers to audience questions. Our geniuses can't help you if you don't bring in important questions for them.
Norman E. Hartman
Sat 6:00 PM, Santiam
Computers: What's New this week? What's New next week?
Sun 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Selling on the information superhighway, why Sex sells everywhere.
Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Fri 12:00 PM, Santiam
The Possible Loss of Literary Diversity in the Marketplace: Are blockbuster novels and media tie-in books driving other books from the shelves?
Fri 2:00 PM, Klamath
What's New at Tor?
Fri 4:00 PM, Santiam
Historical Fiction: Call it fantasy, and they'll buy it. Will readers--and thus editors--only buy historical fiction when you add magic and fairies?
Fri 5:00 PM, Santiam
The Book As Artifact
Fri 7:00 PM, Riverview
Opening Ceremonies [7:30]
Sat 11:00 AM, Santiam
Sense of Place in Fantasy
Sat 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editors and agents, who needs them? Good question, we'll ask writers and editors.
Sat 3:00 PM, Klamath
Does SF Provide Answers or Just Entertainment?
Sat 9:00 PM, Fan Room
Fanarama: Fan reading featuring Editor GOH's PNH & TNH
Sun 12:00 PM, Wilson
How cons should treat pros, how pros should treat cons.
Sun 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editor GOH Interview
Teresa Nielsen Hayden
Fri 2:00 PM, Klamath
What's New at Tor?
Fri 4:00 PM, Santiam
Historical Fiction: Call it fantasy, and they'll buy it. Will readers--and thus editors--only buy historical fiction when you add magic and fairies?
Fri 5:00 PM, Santiam
The Book As Artifact
Fri 7:00 PM, Riverview
Opening Ceremonies [7:30]
Sat 11:00 AM, Wilson
Liar's Panel: How to get published. Trust these people. No really!
Sat 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Tits and Lizards - The second bases of SF/Fantasy Art. Do we care? Do we revel in it? Can it be done well?
Sat 6:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Cover Letters that don't Suck
Sat 9:00 PM, Fan Room
Fanarama: Fan reading featuring Editor GOH's PNH & TNH
Sun 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editor GOH Interview
Frank Hayes
Fri 5:00 PM, Nehalem
How to talk to a scientific expert: Going to the source for your research.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (3)
Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction: How do the processes compare.
Sat 5:00 PM, Wilson
Predictions Great and Stupid: Panelists provide and critique predictions of the past and future
Barb Hendee
Fri 2:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Rogers, Alan / Hendee, Barb 2:30
Sat 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editors and agents, who needs them? Good question, we'll ask writers and editors.
JC Hendee
Sat 10:00 AM, Wilson
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry
Sat 11:00 AM, Fan Room
E-zines; just fanzines gone wild on the web, or a new form?
Sat 6:00 PM, Nehalem
How to make your fantasy artwork look believable (...or should you?)
Sun 2:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Security: Phreaking, Warez, and PGP
Dave Howell
Fri 5:00 PM, Santiam
The Book As Artifact
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (2)
Network Access: Elitism of the future? Is this another internet myth?
Sat 2:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Do electronic thinking aids (calculators, word processors, etc.) do more harm than good,
Sun 12:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Electronic pet interaction: sick obsession or slick marketing.
Heather Hudson
Fri 1:00 PM, Santiam
Mythic roots of fantasy
Sat 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Tits and Lizards - The second bases of SF/Fantasy Art. Do we care? Do we revel in it? Can it be done well?
Sat 5:00 PM, Nehalem
Strange inspiration - unexpected sources of creativity.
Kathy Ice
Fri 12:00 PM, Santiam
The Possible Loss of Literary Diversity in the Marketplace: Are blockbuster novels and media tie-in books driving other books from the shelves?
Fri 6:00 PM, Santiam
Stupidity as a plot mechanism - But, NO!! We have to go back for Fluffy!! We can't write a description stupider than a Voyager plot line.
Sat 11:00 AM, Wilson
Liar's Panel: How to get published. Trust these people. No really!
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (2)
Network Access: Elitism of the future? Is this another internet myth?
Sat 3:00 PM, Klamath
Does SF Provide Answers or Just Entertainment?
K.W. Jeter
Sat 2:00 PM, Santiam
The Frankenstein Myth: A monster we continue to identify with and rewrite.
Sat 3:00 PM, Wilson
Steve Perry Reading (3:00PM) / K. W. Jeter Reading (3:30)
Sat 4:00 PM, Wilson
Raping Writers: Bamtam and the cancellation of royalties
Calvin Johnson
Sun 1:00 PM, Santiam
What's New in the world of physics today. How will it affect our lives?
Kij Johnson
Fri 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Coping with and/or embracing change.
Fri 5:00 PM, Wilson
Storytelling. Come hear some ripping yarns.
Sat 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (1)
Cultural Tourism: Borrowing from other peoples myths.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (1)
American Mythology of the future.
Sun 12:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Electronic pet interaction: sick obsession or slick marketing.
Jerry Kaufman
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (3)
SF Fandom and alternate lifestyles: Polyamory and nonconventional arrangements
Kay Kenyon
Fri 3:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Smeds, Dave / Kenyon, Kay 3:30
Sat 11:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (11:00 Barnes, John W / Kenyon, Kay) ( 11:30 Dalkey, Kara / Cramer, John)
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (2)
Writing Life: Lies our teachers told us.
Sat 3:00 PM, Nehalem
Dodging the slush pile, can we break through? Is the slush pile as bad as we've all heard?
Sun 1:00 PM, Wilson
When your editor wants a rewrite. Surviving the pain to produce better work.
Susan J. Kroupa
Fri 2:00 PM, Santiam
Using Native American Themes in your writing.
Sat 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Interesting villains: they keep being more interesting than the heroes. How do writers do that?
Sun 12:00 PM, Klamath
What's that Vampire doing on the Subway? - Urban Fantasys we love. What makes it seem real?
Jean Lamb
Fri 4:00 PM, Wilson
Folk remedies, 3rd World Medicine, and old wives' tales: How much is superstition and how much is scientifically varifiable?
Sat 11:00 AM, Nehalem
Where is the kickstand on a horse - Why do authors get horses wrong? Which things do you need to get right.
Sat 2:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Riddell, Paul / Lamb, Jean 2:30
Sun 2:00 PM, Wilson
Research for alternate history. Sources to use so good history can make good fiction.
Bridget Landry
Sun 3:00 PM, Klamath
Mars Pathfinder
Durlyn Larson
Sat 6:00 PM, Nehalem
How to make your fantasy artwork look believable (...or should you?)
Patrick Lasswell
Sat 1:00 PM, Santiam
Let's bash on AD&D: for old times sake.
Sat 6:00 PM, Santiam
Computers: What's New this week? What's New next week?
David Levine
Sat 1:00 PM, Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius. Panelists ad-lib answers to audience questions. Our geniuses can't help you if you don't bring in important questions for them.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (2)
Gay Fandom
Sat 8:00 PM, Wilson/Nehalem
Babylon 5 getogether (till 10:00)
Sat 10:00 PM, Wilson/Nehalem
Whose line is it anyway? Based on the British TV program, done with Orycon style. (till 12:00)
Sun 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Selling on the information superhighway, why Sex sells everywhere.
David Lohkamp
Fri 12:00 AM, Nehalem
Pagan Circle
Fri 3:00 PM, Wilson
Magic & Religion Vs. Tech - What Is to Come: Will myths triumph over rational thought?
Sun 3:00 PM, Santiam
BE PREPARED! - What every home or car should have in the event of disaster. It's a cold unfannish world out there once you leave the con. Listen to these people.
Richard A. Lovett
Fri 12:00 PM, Santiam
The Possible Loss of Literary Diversity in the Marketplace: Are blockbuster novels and media tie-in books driving other books from the shelves?
Fri 3:00 PM, Santiam
Science for Rocks - How to Write Hard Science with a Soft Mind. How to get it right, so your scientfic plot device doesn't feature in next years turkey readings.
Fri 5:00 PM, Nehalem
How to talk to a scientific expert: Going to the source for your research.
Sat 5:00 PM, Santiam
Toxicology for the layman.
Frank Lurz
Fri 4:00 PM, Klamath
A Year in the Life of Frank Lurz
Fri 7:00 PM, Riverview
Opening Ceremonies [7:30]
Sat 11:00 AM, Klamath
Dueling and Sword Play and the Wounded Adversary
Sat 3:00 PM, Riverview
Italian-style Fencing with Frank Lurz
Sat 4:00 PM, Riverview
Italian-style Fencing with Frank Lurz (ends at 4:30)
Sat 5:00 PM, Nehalem
Strange inspiration - unexpected sources of creativity.
Sat 6:00 PM, Nehalem
How to make your fantasy artwork look believable (...or should you?)
Sun 11:00 AM, Klamath
Artist GOH Slide Show
Sonia Orin Lyris
Fri 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Coping with and/or embracing change.
Fri 5:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Lyris, Sonia
Sun 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Selling on the information superhighway, why Sex sells everywhere.
Lauryn Cone MacGregor
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (4)
How about hats? How a favorite accessory can make your costume.
Sun 1:00 PM, Klamath
Bad SF movies you watch anyway. Come pick up a new recommendation or two, bring some of your owr.
Loren Joseph MacGregor
Fri 2:00 PM, Wilson
Running Small Conventions: advantages and pit falls from experienced, creative con runners.
Sat 11:00 AM, Fan Room
E-zines; just fanzines gone wild on the web, or a new form?
Sat 1:00 PM, Fan Room
Looks aren't everything: A debate on the importance (or lack thereof) of format and page layout in fanzines
Sat 6:00 PM, Wilson
Cardinal Richelieu revisited - the good and evil priest in literature.
Sun 12:00 PM, Wilson
How cons should treat pros, how pros should treat cons.
Sun 1:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - MacGregor, Loren Joseph / Barnes, John W. 1:30
Adrienne Martine-Barnes
Fri 1:00 PM, Santiam
Mythic roots of fantasy
Donna McMahon
Fri 2:00 PM, Wilson
Running Small Conventions: advantages and pit falls from experienced, creative con runners.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (1)
American Mythology of the future.
Mari-el Mor
Sat 6:00 PM, Wilson
Cardinal Richelieu revisited - the good and evil priest in literature.
Mike Moscoe
Fri 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Coping with and/or embracing change.
Fri 3:00 PM, Santiam
Science for Rocks - How to Write Hard Science with a Soft Mind. How to get it right, so your scientfic plot device doesn't feature in next years turkey readings.
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (2)
Rabid Military Cronyism
Sat 12:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Moscoe, Mike / Due, Tananarive 12:30
Sat 3:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (3:00 Moscoe, Mike / Devos, Elisabeth) (3:30 Scarboro, Elizabeth Ann / DeCamp, John)
Sun 1:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Doomsday UFO cults: How do they reflect on SF? Where you emberassed by Heaven's Gate?
Beth Moursund
Fri 2:00 PM, Wilson
Running Small Conventions: advantages and pit falls from experienced, creative con runners.
Sat 10:00 AM, Santiam
Children's SF: Why We Love the Animorphs. And we do. Fans of all ages will enjoy this well written SF series.
Sat 6:00 PM, Santiam
Computers: What's New this week? What's New next week?
Sun 2:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Security: Phreaking, Warez, and PGP
Jacqualynn Duram Nilsson
Sat 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Tits and Lizards - The second bases of SF/Fantasy Art. Do we care? Do we revel in it? Can it be done well?
Sat 3:00 PM, Nestucca
Beginning Watercolors
Sat 4:00 PM, Nestucca
Color Mechanics
Andrew Nisbet
Fri 3:00 PM, Klamath
The Rise and Fall of Civilization: Which way are we going? How do we tell with any assurance?
Fri 5:00 PM, Wilson
Storytelling. Come hear some ripping yarns.
Sat 10:00 AM, Santiam
Children's SF: Why We Love the Animorphs. And we do. Fans of all ages will enjoy this well written SF series.
Sat 12:00 PM, Wilson
Science and Religion: Harmony or Discord. Can we avoid being affected by this battle?
Sat 1:00 PM, Santiam
Let's bash on AD&D: for old times sake.
Larry Niven
Sat 2:00 PM, Wilson
How to get to the stars. (Without warp drive, baloneyium drive, or hyperspace.
Sat 3:00 PM, Klamath
Does SF Provide Answers or Just Entertainment?
Sat 7:00 PM, Nehalem
"Alien" Aliens
Brian Noller
Sat 1:00 PM, Santiam
Let's bash on AD&D: for old times sake.
Sat 2:00 PM, Santiam
The Frankenstein Myth: A monster we continue to identify with and rewrite.
Sat 3:00 PM, Santiam
Vampires, Mummies and the Holy Ghost - Which terrrifies you the most?
Sat 5:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Horror Writers of America
Sat 6:00 PM, Santiam
Computers: What's New this week? What's New next week?
Margaret Organ-Kean
Sat 11:00 AM, Nehalem
Where is the kickstand on a horse - Why do authors get horses wrong? Which things do you need to get right.
Sat 1:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (1:00 Smith, Dean Wesly / Bunch, Chris) (1:30 Alexander, Rob / Organ-Kean, Margaret)
Sun 10:00 AM, Santiam
ASFA - The association of SF and Fantasy Artists meeting.
Fred Patten
Sat 3:00 PM, Fan Room
Preservation of Fan history. Fan history, what's being done today to save our yesterdays? Are we passing the information along?
Sat 4:00 PM, Nehalem
How comics have shaped our society. Everyone at this con, maybe in America, has grown up with Marvel and DC.
Sun 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Comics as inspiration for movies & TV series. A panel that's a Spawn of the Daredevil. (We should be sorry, but we're not.)
John Pelan
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Fri 10:00 PM, Wilson
Erotic horror or soft core bloodsucking? The bloodlust connection.
Sat 12:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (12:00 Rogers, Bruce Holland ) (12:30 Pelan, John )
Sat 3:00 PM, Santiam
Vampires, Mummies and the Holy Ghost - Which terrrifies you the most?
Sat 6:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Roberts, Alan / Pelan, John 6:30
Steve Perry
Sat 10:00 AM, Klamath
Writing for Movies and TV vs Books: Who's show is it anyway?
Sat 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Interesting villains: they keep being more interesting than the heroes. How do writers do that?
Sat 2:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (2:00 Barnes, Steve/Due, Tananarive )( 2:30 Barnes, Steve/Perry, Steve)
Sat 3:00 PM, Wilson
Steve Perry Reading (3:00PM) / K. W. Jeter Reading (3:30)
Sat 4:00 PM, Wilson
Raping Writers: Bamtam and the cancellation of royalties
Sun 11:00 AM, Nehalem
The Nuts and Bolts of Writing
Stephan Plinck
Sat 10:00 AM, Riverview
Pentjak Silat Bukti Negara conducted by Guru Stevan Plinck
Anthony Pryor-Brown
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Fri 1:00 PM, Santiam
Mythic roots of fantasy
Fri 6:00 PM, Santiam
Stupidity as a plot mechanism - But, NO!! We have to go back for Fluffy!! We can't write a description stupider than a Voyager plot line.
Sat 4:00 PM, Nehalem
How comics have shaped our society. Everyone at this con, maybe in America, has grown up with Marvel and DC.
Sat 10:00 PM, Wilson/Nehalem
Whose line is it anyway? Based on the British TV program, done with Orycon style. (till 12:00)
Sun 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Comics as inspiration for movies & TV series. A panel that's a Spawn of the Daredevil. (We should be sorry, but we're not.)
Sun 1:00 PM, Klamath
Bad SF movies you watch anyway. Come pick up a new recommendation or two, bring some of your owr.
Sun 3:00 PM, Wilson
The freelance lifestyle
Irene Radford
Fri 12:00 PM, Santiam
The Possible Loss of Literary Diversity in the Marketplace: Are blockbuster novels and media tie-in books driving other books from the shelves?
Fri 6:00 PM, Wilson
How does a cover sell a book? Does it have an effect?
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (3)
Lacemaking and Embriodery
Sat 5:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (5:00 Radford, Irene / Scanlon, Michael)
Sat 6:00 PM, Wilson
Cardinal Richelieu revisited - the good and evil priest in literature.
Sat 7:00 PM, Nehalem
"Alien" Aliens
Sun 11:00 AM, Nehalem
The Nuts and Bolts of Writing
Sun 12:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Irene Radford / Dalkey, Kara 12:30
Roberta Rice
Fri 2:00 PM, Wilson
Running Small Conventions: advantages and pit falls from experienced, creative con runners.
Fri 4:00 PM, Wilson
Folk remedies, 3rd World Medicine, and old wives' tales: How much is superstition and how much is scientifically varifiable?
Fri 6:00 PM, Wilson
How does a cover sell a book? Does it have an effect?
Fri 10:00 PM, Wilson
Erotic horror or soft core bloodsucking? The bloodlust connection.
Sat 10:00 AM, Santiam
Children's SF: Why We Love the Animorphs. And we do. Fans of all ages will enjoy this well written SF series.
Sat 1:00 PM, Wilson
Folk tales and fantasey - The musical conntction.
Paul Riddell
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (1)
The costs and joys of virtual reality.
Sat 1:00 PM, Santiam
Let's bash on AD&D: for old times sake.
Sat 2:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Riddell, Paul / Lamb, Jean 2:30
Sat 4:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (4:00 Alexander, Sue / Taylor, Bruce) (4:30 Neason, Rebecca / Riddell, Paul)
Alan Roberts
Sat 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 2:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Do electronic thinking aids (calculators, word processors, etc.) do more harm than good,
Sat 6:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Roberts, Alan / Pelan, John 6:30
Sun 3:00 PM, Nehalem
What Are Computers Actually Necessary For? As opposed to those areas in which they annoy us unmercifully.
Alan Rogers
Fri 2:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Rogers, Alan / Hendee, Barb 2:30
Sat 10:00 AM, Wilson
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry
Sun 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Selling on the information superhighway, why Sex sells everywhere.
Bruce Holland Rogers
Fri 2:00 PM, Santiam
Using Native American Themes in your writing.
Fri 5:00 PM, Santiam
The Book As Artifact
Sat 11:00 AM, Santiam
Sense of Place in Fantasy
Sat 12:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (12:00 Rogers, Bruce Holland ) (12:30 Pelan, John )
Sun 11:00 AM, Nestucca
Readings - Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann / Rogers, Bruce Holland 11:30
Sun 3:00 PM, Wilson
The freelance lifestyle
Rhea Rose
Fri 3:00 PM, Santiam
Science for Rocks - How to Write Hard Science with a Soft Mind. How to get it right, so your scientfic plot device doesn't feature in next years turkey readings.
Sat 1:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Readings - Forsythe, Margaret / Rose, Rhea 1:30
Sat 6:00 PM, Wilson
Cardinal Richelieu revisited - the good and evil priest in literature.
Mary Rosenblum
Fri 6:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Gilligan, Elizabeth / Rosenblum, Mary 6:30
Sat 10:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (10:00 Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn / Smeds, Dave) (10:30 Rusch, Kristine / Rosenblum, Mary)
Sat 12:00 PM, Santiam
How to kill off characters.
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (4)
Critiquing writing: Why and How.
Sun 11:00 AM, Nehalem
The Nuts and Bolts of Writing
Sun 1:00 PM, Wilson
When your editor wants a rewrite. Surviving the pain to produce better work.
Sun 3:00 PM, Wilson
The freelance lifestyle
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Fri 4:00 PM, Santiam
Historical Fiction: Call it fantasy, and they'll buy it. Will readers--and thus editors--only buy historical fiction when you add magic and fairies?
Fri 6:00 PM, Santiam
Stupidity as a plot mechanism - But, NO!! We have to go back for Fluffy!! We can't write a description stupider than a Voyager plot line.
Sat 10:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (10:00 Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn / Smeds, Dave) (10:30 Rusch, Kristine / Rosenblum, Mary)
Sat 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editors and agents, who needs them? Good question, we'll ask writers and editors.
Sat 3:00 PM, Klamath
Does SF Provide Answers or Just Entertainment?
Sat 5:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Dean Wesley Smith / Rusch, Kristine 5:30
Sun 1:00 PM, Klamath
Bad SF movies you watch anyway. Come pick up a new recommendation or two, bring some of your owr.
Kathy Sanders
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (4)
How about hats? How a favorite accessory can make your costume.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (Stage)
Hall costuming
Pippen Sardo
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (Stage)
Movement in costume: Why does my cape just hang there?
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (Stage)
Elements of stage presentation for costumers
Michael Scanlon
Fri 2:00 PM, Wilson
Running Small Conventions: advantages and pit falls from experienced, creative con runners.
Sat 11:00 AM, Nestucca
Readings - Honna Swenson / Scanlon, Michael11:30
Sat 5:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (5:00 Radford, Irene / Scanlon, Michael)
Sun 11:00 AM, Wilson
Schools and Parents: Who's more responsible, and who should be?
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Sat 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 11:00 AM, Santiam
Sense of Place in Fantasy
Sat 1:00 PM, Wilson
Folk tales and fantasey - The musical conntction.
Sat 2:00 PM, Santiam
The Frankenstein Myth: A monster we continue to identify with and rewrite.
Sat 3:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (3:00 Moscoe, Mike / Devos, Elisabeth) (3:30 Scarboro, Elizabeth Ann / DeCamp, John)
Sun 11:00 AM, Nestucca
Readings - Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann / Rogers, Bruce Holland 11:30
Sun 12:00 PM, Klamath
What's that Vampire doing on the Subway? - Urban Fantasys we love. What makes it seem real?
Robert Sheckley
Sat 4:00 PM, Santiam
Remembering Roger Zelazny
Janna Silverstein
Fri 6:00 PM, Wilson
How does a cover sell a book? Does it have an effect?
Sat 11:00 AM, Wilson
Liar's Panel: How to get published. Trust these people. No really!
Sat 3:00 PM, Nehalem
Dodging the slush pile, can we break through? Is the slush pile as bad as we've all heard?
Sun 1:00 PM, Klamath
Bad SF movies you watch anyway. Come pick up a new recommendation or two, bring some of your owr.
Jon Singer
Sat 1:00 PM, Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius. Panelists ad-lib answers to audience questions. Our geniuses can't help you if you don't bring in important questions for them.
Glenn Slate
Fri 3:00 PM, Wilson
Magic & Religion Vs. Tech - What Is to Come: Will myths triumph over rational thought?
Sat 5:00 PM, Wilson
Predictions Great and Stupid: Panelists provide and critique predictions of the past and future
Sun 3:00 PM, Santiam
BE PREPARED! - What every home or car should have in the event of disaster. It's a cold unfannish world out there once you leave the con. Listen to these people.
Dave Smeds
Fri 3:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Smeds, Dave / Kenyon, Kay 3:30
Fri 4:00 PM, Nehalem
Effective outlines, synopses, and sample chapters. How can they keep your book on target, how can they sell it.
Sat 10:00 AM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (10:00 Bohnhoff, Maya Kaathryn / Smeds, Dave) (10:30 Rusch, Kristine / Rosenblum, Mary)
Dean Wesley Smith
Fri 10:00 PM, Wilson
Erotic horror or soft core bloodsucking? The bloodlust connection.
Sat 11:00 AM, Wilson
Liar's Panel: How to get published. Trust these people. No really!
Sat 3:00 PM, Nehalem
Dodging the slush pile, can we break through? Is the slush pile as bad as we've all heard?
Sat 5:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - Dean Wesley Smith / Rusch, Kristine 5:30
Sun 11:00 AM, Nehalem
The Nuts and Bolts of Writing
Kevin Standlee
Sun 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Ask not what your con can do for you: Why do we volunteer to do these things.
Sue Storm
Fri 2:00 PM, Santiam
Using Native American Themes in your writing.
Sat 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (4)
Dynamite: Great for smashing writer's block.
Sat 3:00 PM, Santiam
Vampires, Mummies and the Holy Ghost - Which terrrifies you the most?
Lisa Swallow
Fri 9:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - York, J. Steven / Swallow, Lisa 9:30
Sun 11:00 AM, Nehalem
The Nuts and Bolts of Writing
Sun 3:00 PM, Nehalem
What Are Computers Actually Necessary For? As opposed to those areas in which they annoy us unmercifully.
Honna Swenson
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 11:00 AM, Nestucca
Readings - Honna Swenson / Scanlon, Michael11:30
Sat 3:00 PM, Quiet Bar
A Clarion panel (All Clarion participants invited)
Patrick J. Swenson
Fri 12:00 AM, Nestucca
Midnight Horror Reading
Sat 10:00 AM, Nestucca
Readings - Taylor, Bruce / Swenson, Patrick J.10:30
Sat 11:00 AM, Wilson
Liar's Panel: How to get published. Trust these people. No really!
Sat 1:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (1:00 Smith, Dean Wesly / Bunch, Chris) (1:30 Alexander, Rob / Organ-Kean, Margaret)
Sat 3:00 PM, Quiet Bar
A Clarion panel (All Clarion participants invited)
Janet Tanaka
Fri 6:00 PM, Santiam
Stupidity as a plot mechanism - But, NO!! We have to go back for Fluffy!! We can't write a description stupider than a Voyager plot line.
Sat 12:00 PM, Santiam
How to kill off characters.
Sat 1:00 PM, Klamath
Ask Dr. Genius. Panelists ad-lib answers to audience questions. Our geniuses can't help you if you don't bring in important questions for them.
Sat 5:00 PM, Wilson
Predictions Great and Stupid: Panelists provide and critique predictions of the past and future
Sun 12:00 PM, Santiam
Volcanos in Your Future - Should You Be Worried?
Sun 3:00 PM, Santiam
BE PREPARED! - What every home or car should have in the event of disaster. It's a cold unfannish world out there once you leave the con. Listen to these people.
Mike Tanaka
Sat 12:00 PM, Wilson
Science and Religion: Harmony or Discord. Can we avoid being affected by this battle?
Susan Taubeneck
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (Stage)
Make your own props?
Bruce Taylor
Fri 12:00 PM, Santiam
The Possible Loss of Literary Diversity in the Marketplace: Are blockbuster novels and media tie-in books driving other books from the shelves?
Sat 10:00 AM, Nestucca
Readings - Taylor, Bruce / Swenson, Patrick J.10:30
Sat 12:00 PM, Riverview (2)
Writing Life: Lies our teachers told us.
Sat 4:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (4:00 Alexander, Sue / Taylor, Bruce) (4:30 Neason, Rebecca / Riddell, Paul)
Sat 5:00 PM, Santiam
Toxicology for the layman.
Amy Thomson
Fri 4:00 PM, Nehalem
Effective outlines, synopses, and sample chapters. How can they keep your book on target, how can they sell it.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (4)
Dynamite: Great for smashing writer's block.
Suzanne Tompkins
Sat 1:00 PM, Fan Room
Looks aren't everything: A debate on the importance (or lack thereof) of format and page layout in fanzines
Roy Torley
Fri 8:00 PM, Santiam
Intro to Filk - Who are those people sing weird songs?
Sat 11:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Jam in the key of C - Bring your instruments, the weirder the better.
Sun 12:00 PM, Santiam
Volcanos in Your Future - Should You Be Worried?
Sun 3:00 PM, Santiam
BE PREPARED! - What every home or car should have in the event of disaster. It's a cold unfannish world out there once you leave the con. Listen to these people.
Edd Vick
Sat 4:00 PM, Nehalem
How comics have shaped our society. Everyone at this con, maybe in America, has grown up with Marvel and DC.
Ray Vukcevich
Sat 12:00 PM, Quiet Bar
UGNU: a pep talk
Sun 12:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Electronic pet interaction: sick obsession or slick marketing.
Elisabeth Waters
Sat 2:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Do electronic thinking aids (calculators, word processors, etc.) do more harm than good,
Sun 12:00 PM, Klamath
What's that Vampire doing on the Subway? - Urban Fantasys we love. What makes it seem real?
Marc Wells
Sat 11:00 AM, Quiet Bar
Jam in the key of C - Bring your instruments, the weirder the better.
Sat 10:00 PM, Wilson/Nehalem
Whose line is it anyway? Based on the British TV program, done with Orycon style. (till 12:00)
Patty Wells
Sat 10:00 AM, Santiam
Children's SF: Why We Love the Animorphs. And we do. Fans of all ages will enjoy this well written SF series.
Sun 11:00 AM, Wilson
Schools and Parents: Who's more responsible, and who should be?
Sean Wells
Sat 10:00 AM, Santiam
Children's SF: Why We Love the Animorphs. And we do. Fans of all ages will enjoy this well written SF series.
Leslie What
Fri 8:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - / What, Leslie 8:30
Sat 11:00 AM, Santiam
Sense of Place in Fantasy
Sat 12:00 PM, Quiet Bar
UGNU: a pep talk
Sat 3:00 PM, Nehalem
Dodging the slush pile, can we break through? Is the slush pile as bad as we've all heard?
Sun 1:00 PM, Wilson
When your editor wants a rewrite. Surviving the pain to produce better work.
Tom Whitmore
Sun 2:00 PM, Klamath
Editor GOH Interview
Theo Williams
Fri 12:00 AM, Nehalem
Pagan Circle
Fri 4:00 PM, Wilson
Folk remedies, 3rd World Medicine, and old wives' tales: How much is superstition and how much is scientifically varifiable?
Sat 12:00 PM, Wilson
Science and Religion: Harmony or Discord. Can we avoid being affected by this battle?
Sun 1:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Doomsday UFO cults: How do they reflect on SF? Where you emberassed by Heaven's Gate?
Sara Wrench
Sat 11:00 AM, Nehalem
Where is the kickstand on a horse - Why do authors get horses wrong? Which things do you need to get right.
Sat 2:00 PM, Riverview (4)
Dynamite: Great for smashing writer's block.
Sat 4:00 PM, Dealers Room
Autograph Session - (4:00 Alexander, Sue / Taylor, Bruce) (4:30 Neason, Rebecca / Riddell, Paul)
Sat 5:00 PM, Nehalem
Strange inspiration - unexpected sources of creativity.
Sun 3:00 PM, Nehalem
What Are Computers Actually Necessary For? As opposed to those areas in which they annoy us unmercifully.
Ben Yalow
Fri 2:00 PM, Wilson
Running Small Conventions: advantages and pit falls from experienced, creative con runners.
Sat 1:00 PM, Riverview (2)
Network Access: Elitism of the future? Is this another internet myth?
Sat 3:00 PM, Fan Room
Preservation of Fan history. Fan history, what's being done today to save our yesterdays? Are we passing the information along?
Sun 12:00 PM, Wilson
How cons should treat pros, how pros should treat cons.
Sun 2:00 PM, Quiet Bar
Security: Phreaking, Warez, and PGP
Sun 3:00 PM, Nehalem
What Are Computers Actually Necessary For? As opposed to those areas in which they annoy us unmercifully.
Chris York
Sat 11:00 AM, Riverview (4)
How to outline a novel in an hour. A workshop that really works.
Sun 12:00 PM, Wilson
How cons should treat pros, how pros should treat cons.
Sun 1:00 PM, Klamath
Bad SF movies you watch anyway. Come pick up a new recommendation or two, bring some of your owr.
J. Steven York
Fri 9:00 PM, Nestucca
Readings - York, J. Steven / Swallow, Lisa 9:30
Sat 11:00 AM, Wilson
Liar's Panel: How to get published. Trust these people. No really!
Sat 2:00 PM, Nehalem
Wind up toys demonstration. (Suitable for all ages)
Sat 4:00 PM, Nehalem
How comics have shaped our society. Everyone at this con, maybe in America, has grown up with Marvel and DC.
Sun 12:00 PM, Nehalem
Comics as inspiration for movies & TV series. A panel that's a Spawn of the Daredevil. (We should be sorry, but we're not.)
Sun 1:00 PM, Nehalem
Selling on the information superhighway, why Sex sells everywhere.

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