Indie Authors Press editors appearances schedule for CONvergence, June 30 – July 3 in Bloomington, MN. (Some of these may change)
That’s right folks, IAP will be in da house! Remember we are still open for submissions.
Friday, July 1
9:30am: Get Paid! Contracts and Copyright for the Creative Professional (Jorge Salgado-Reyes)
______Being a genius is the easy part. Getting paid for your work? That’s the challenge. We’ll share insight on getting paid, keeping your rights, and other cool stuff. Panelists: Boone Dryden, David Walbridge, Rory Ni Coileain, Scott Lynch, Jorge Salgado-Reyes
12:30pm: Learning From a Master (Roy C. Booth)
______How do you pass on your mastery of a subject to the next generation? What are some ways for someone new to an art form learn it? These experts are already mentoring the next generation. Find out how. Panelists: Kelly McCullough, Roy C. Booth, Michael Shappe (mod), Daren Dochterman, Lynne M Thomas
2:00pm: Signing – Roy C. Booth (Indie Authors Press will also be there.)
3:30pm: Reading – Roy C. Booth (Still planning on premiering a new stage play.)
5:00pm: Libertarianism in Science Fiction (Jorge Salgado-Reyes)
______Heinlein, Orwell, Rand, or Smith, the pattern seems to be clear: how bright our future looks is inversely proportionate to how much government our species requires. Panelists: phillip andrew bennett low, Naomi Kritzer (mod), Jamie Riedesel, Bob Johnson, Jorge Salgado-Reyes
Saturday, July 2
11:00am: Signing – Jorge Salgado-Reyes will be signing Altered States: a cyberpunk anthology
______Take a flight of the imagination to near-future cyberpunk worlds, travel beyond the stars, and to divergent universes like and unlike our own. Travel to the enigmas of science and time…travel to the altered states of the mind.
______Stories by upcoming and established cyberpunk/sci- fi authors, curated by Roy C Booth and Jorge Salgado-Reyes.
Sunday, July 3
12:30pm: Could You Write That for Me? Jorge Salgado-Reyes
______The worst elements of any story – in books, movies, TV-seem to have one thing in common: lazy writing. Let’s discuss examples of cliches, tropes, predictability, stereotypes, and more that all come down to copying and pasting rather than original writing. Panelists: Alex Musial, Jorge Salgado-Reyes, Ben San Del (mod), Laura Zats, Mark Oshiro
In attendance with IAP publication connections will be publisher Jorge Salgado-Reyes(straight from Santiago, Chile), Editor Roy C. Booth Axel Kohagen, John F. Mollard, Cynthia Booth, David Stegora, Eric M. Heideman, Jason Wittman, Ken Olson, Conrad Z-ro, David Beard, Tyler Tork.