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Jim’s Dragon Con Schedule

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  • Fred Hicks
    Here’s Jim’s tentative schedule for Dragon*Con, which will take place Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, GA! We’ll update this list closer to the event when
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 10 3:49 PM
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      Here’s Jim’s tentative schedule for Dragon*Con, which will take place Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, GA! We’ll update this list closer to the event when everything is confirmed.

      Also, the wonderful Pamela will be posting reminders about Jim’s appearances (plus notifications if anything changes at the last minute) on twitter at @JimAtDragonCon.

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      FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
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      Title: Autograph Sessions
      Time: Fri 02:30 pm Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Faith Hunter, Jim Butcher, Larry Niven)

      Title: The Clockwork Century & The Cinder Spires
      Description: Step into Cherie Priest’s world of The Clockwork Century! Then, find out more about The Cinder Spires, master author Jim Butcher’s upcoming work.
      Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: Peachtree Ballroom A-F – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Cherie Priest)

      Title: The Men of Urban Fantasy
      Description: Panel discussion with men currently writing in the field.
      Time: Fri 08:30 pm Location: International BC – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, James R. Tuck, D.B. Jackson, John G. Hartness, S. M. Stirling, Jonathan Maberry)

      Title: Fightin’ and Writin’
      Description: Panelists discuss action and fight scenes in this popular panel.
      Time: Fri 10:00 pm Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Kevin D. Dockery, John D. Ringo, Sabutai Musashi, Jim Butcher, Faith Hunter)

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      SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
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      Title: Mighty Men of Fantasy and SF
      Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: Regency VI – VII – Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson, D.B. Jackson, Jim Butcher)

      Title: Sword and Laser Podcast – LIVE
      Description: Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt bring their podcast about all things Sci-Fi and Fantasy back to Dragon Con.
      Time: Sat 02:30 pm Location: A601 – A602 – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Tom Merritt, Veronica Belmont, Jim Butcher)

      Title: Spellbound: The Use of Magic in Urban Fantasy
      Description: Authors discuss the magic users and systems that appear in their books
      Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: Peachtree Ballroom A-F – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Laurell K. Hamilton, Faith Hunter, Laura Anne Gilman, Linda Robertson, D.B. Jackson)

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      SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
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      Title: Autograph Sessions
      Time: Sun 10:00 am Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Georgia McBride, Clay and Susan Griffith, Jack Campbell)

      Title: Autograph Sessions
      Time: Sun 11:30 am Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Bobby Nash, M. B. Weston, Milton J Davis, John Brightman)

      Title: An hour with Jim Butcher
      Description: Interview and Q&A with the author of the Dresden Files
      Time: Sun 04:00 pm Location: Peachtree Ballroom A-F – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher)

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      MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
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      Title: Autograph Sessions
      Time: Mon 10:00 am Location: International Hall South – Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher)

      Title: The Fae: Friend or Foe?
      Description: Authors discuss various portrayals of the Fae in literature and their own works
      Time: Mon 01:00 pm Location: International BC – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
      (Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Kalayna Price, Alethea Kontis, Ted Naifeh, Leanna Renee Hieber, Jana Oliver)

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    • Fred Hicks Is On His Phone
      DragonCon is a week away, and we’re finally cleared to announce Jim’s schedule! Note that all listings are TENTATIVE. Be sure to double-check times and
      Message 2 of 2 , Aug 21 8:02 PM
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        DragonCon is a week away, and we’re finally cleared to announce Jim’s schedule! Note that all listings are TENTATIVE. Be sure to double-check times and locations at the con itself. Jim’s friend Pamela will be tweeting updates at @JimAtDragonCon.

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        FRIDAY

        Title: Autograph Sessions
        Time: Fri 2:00pm – 3:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Dealer’s Room, Badali Jewelry Booth — 15i-17i.
        IMPORTANT NOTE: Badali uses a “timed ticket” system to ensure signings don’t become a fire hazard. Stop by their booth Friday morning to get your free ticket and to be assigned a time slot.

        Title: An Hour With Jim Butcher
        Description: Audience Q&A with the bestselling author of the Dresden Files and Codex Alera series
        Time: Fri 4:00pm – 5:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Regency VI – VII – Hyatt

        Title: The Uses of Enchantment: Magic in Urban Fantasy
        Description: Authors in the field discuss the various magical systems used by their characters
        Time: Fri 10:00pm – 11:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Augusta Ballroom – Westin
        Tentative Panelists: Laura Anne Gilman, D.B. Jackson, Linda Robertson, James R. Tuck, Laurell K. Hamilton, Jim Butcher

        SATURDAY

        Title: Magnificent Men of Fantasy Fiction
        Description: Powerful speculative fiction demands a lot of the authors. These well-known authors will provide inside information on how to write powerful fiction.
        Time: Sat 1:00pm – 2:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Centennial I – Hyatt
        Tentative Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson, Nancy Knight, Jonathan Maberry, Larry Niven, Jim Butcher

        Title: Dresden Files – Bringing the Wizard to Life
        Description: Interview and audience Q&A with the creator of the Harry Dresden character and the actor who brought him to life on the screen.
        Time: Sat 2:30pm – 3:30pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Regency VI – VII – Hyatt
        Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Paul Blackthorne

        Title: Autograph Sessions
        Time: Sat 04:00pm – 6:30pm (Length: 2.5 Hours)
        Location: International Hall South – Marriott

        Title: Modern Day Magic
        Description: If “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” what happens when you drop magic into a technologically advanced world?
        Time: Sun 11:30am – 12:30pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Embassy C – Hyatt
        Tentative Panelists: Lev Grossman, Jim Butcher

        SUNDAY

        Title: Worldbuilding 101
        Description: Where does a writer start? What’s important to the reader? Who needs to know what and when do they need to know it? Build a better fictional world.
        Time: Sun 1:00pm – 2:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt
        Tentative Panelists: Lee Martindale, Michael Bunker, Lynn Abbey, C. L. Wilson, Jim Butcher, Jonathan Maberry

        Title: Monster Menagerie: Supernatural Variety in Urban Fantasy
        Description: Urban Fantasy features a wide range of supernatural beings, often in the same book, and our authors discuss their diverse approaches.
        Time: Sun 4:00 pm – 5:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Augusta Ballroom – Westin
        Tentative Panelists: Christopher Golden, John G. Hartness, Kat Richardson, Laurell K. Hamilton, Linda Robertson, Jim Butcher

        Title: Autograph Sessions
        Time: Sun 5:30 pm – 6:30pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: International Hall South – Marriott

        Title: A Light in the Darkness: Humor in Urban Fantasy
        Description: Authors in the genre often use humor, and this panel of authors will explain why they do so, and what type they employ.
        Time: Sun 10:00 pm – 11:00pm (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Chastain BC – Westin
        Tentative Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson, John G. Hartness, Julie Kenner, J. F. Lewis, Kat Richardson, Jim Butcher

        MONDAY

        Title: I Have This Idea
        Description: How to develop an idea into a novel. Basic tools to take an idea from that little germ into a full-blown blockbuster.
        Time: Mon 10:00 am – 11:00am (Length: 1 Hour)
        Location: Embassy D-F – Hyatt
        Tentative Panelists: Jim Butcher, Lou Anders, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Janny Wurts, Peter David, Gene Wolfe, Nancy Knight

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        Fans may also be interested in checking out the screening of the “Night Light” fan film Friday night.

        Title: Night Light: A Dresden Files Fan Film
        Description: Last year we shared a clip from this fan film set in the Dresden universe, and this year we will screen the whole movie.
        Time: Fri 11:30 pm Location: Chastain BC – Westin (Length: 1 Hour)

        Other Dragon Con Items of Note:

        • Please ARRIVE EARLY for signings. The last time Jim was at DragonCon and last week at GenCon, his lines were capped long before the signing even began.
        • Don’t forget that Badali Jewelry–in addition to hosting Jim’s first signing–is selling gorgeous Dresden Files jewelry, including Harry’s pentacle amulet and shield bracelet as well as “good” and “evil” Bob necklaces. You can preview them on Badali’s website.

        Have a great time!



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