ArmadilloCon is this weekend in Austin, Texas at the Omni Southpark Hotel. Here’s where you can find me:
Friday the 24th at 10:00 PM-11:00 PM
Badass, Babe, or None of the Above: How is Gender Evolving (or Not) in SF Literature?
How have female characters been written in SF/F literature historically? Have these roles changed, and are new tropes emerging?
Saturday the 25th 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Broad Universe joint reading
A joint reading by members of the writers’ group Broad Universe “promoting science fiction, fantasy, and horror written by women.”
Saturday the 25th 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
How Would Discovery of Alien Life Affect Us?
Do we run scared, work things out in the spirit of peaceful cooperation, or accept our new alien overlords?
Saturday the 25th 9:00 PM-10:00 PM
SF Movies from Last Year
The good, the bad, and a few movies more
Sunday the 26th Noon-1:00 PM
Writing Fiction from a Gender, Ethnic, Cultural, or Temporal Viewpoint Other Than Your Own
What are the challenges of writing a character unlike yourself in a significant way? Are there benefits to creativity
There you have it! As well as me, there will be many talented writers including my good friend Trakena Prevost! If you’re in the area, I hope you can come by and see us!