Almost Time to ConGregate
As mentioned previously, I will be a guest at ConGregate in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, from July 11-13. Here is my full schedule. Last week I talked about my exciting Saturday schedule. Sunday’s schedule will provide another new experience as I get to do my first reading from my novel Wynde. From there, I dash to a panel with the fabulous team from Athena’s Daughters. Later I moderate my second panel, which may or may not touch on a Star Wars favorite: the Empire.
Sunday, July 13, 10:30am
Reading: Tricia Barr
Sunday, July 13, 11:00am
Roar! Athena’s Daughters
Moderated by Ron Garner
Guests: Gail Z. Martin • Janine K. Spendlove • Maggie Allen • Tricia Barr
Silence in the Library’s Kickstarter for Athena’s Daughters funded at over 500%. AD was created entirely around the concept of providing a platform by which female authors, artists, graphic designers, and editors could showcase their incredible talents.
Join the publisher, authors and fans to discuss what made this successful and why so many were drawn to the project.
Sunday, July 13, 1:00pm
Moderated by Tricia Barr
Guests: Stuart Jaffe • Stephen J. Simmons • Travis Surber
Why are they always Galactic Empires? Why not republics, democracies and confederacies? Why do we assume that the future government is going to be some autocracy from the past? Is the Galactic Empire more romantic or just easier to write?
Tricia Barr’s novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library’s successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena’s Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to TriciaBarr.com.
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