The Hernandooney GenCon Schedule


11:00 AM

The Full-time Myth: Does every writer really want to do this full-time?
Jennifer Brozek, Erik de Bie, Jason Sanford, C. S. E. Cooney, Jerry Gordon

1:00 PM

Blurbs: What is a good blurb, where does it go, and how do you get one?
Gini Koch, Michael R. Underwood, C. S. E. Cooney

2:00 PM

Tricky Titles: Sometimes, the title is the hardest part:
Donald J. Bingle, Carlos Hernandez, C. S. E. Cooney, Nick Martell, Chris Bell (M)

4:00 PM

What to Do for a New Release:
Erin M. Evans, Michael R. Underwood, C. S. E. Cooney, Carlos Hernandez, Chris Bell (M)

8 PM – Midnight

Meet-the-Pros signing and selling event [Wabash Ballroom 1 – Convention Center]


11:00 AM

Book Signing with Carlos Hernandez and C. S. E. Cooney

1:00 PM

Getting past Diversity 101 in writing:
Carlos Hernandez, LaShawn M. Wanak, Tanya DePass (M)

3:00 PM

Trope or Nope? Is it ever okay to use a trope? When, why, and how?
Matt Forbeck, Chris A. Jackson, Erik de Bie, Carlos Hernandez, Brandon O’Brien

8:00 PM-11:30 PM

Ticketed D&D with Authors Live Play Event
Game Master: Greg Wilson, Players: Carlos Hernandez, C. S. E. Cooney, Karen Bovenmeyer, Gini Koch, Brandon O’Brien, and Richard Lee Byers!


11:00 AM

Supplemental Materials: when does a book need a glossary, cast list, world guide, etc.?
Paul Weimer, C. S. E. Cooney, Nick Martell

1:00 PM

Submitting Your Work: Bye-bye, SASE! Modern methods of submitting work, the good and the bad.
Howard Andrew Jones, Jason Sanford, Carlos Hernandez, Steve Diamond

4:00 PM

Q & A with Carlos Hernandez

8 PM – 11 PM

Writers Symposium Social Event: [Wabash Ballroom 1 – Convention Center]

Networking event for authors, coordinators, and volunteers (and +1 guests)


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