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My Dragon Con 2017 Schedule



It's time again for another year of Dragon Con. This is one of my favorite conventions every year and they keep me busy.

Here is my tentative schedule and I hope to see you there. (Especially for my reading. There's nothing worse than reading to an empty room.)


Title: The Last Jedi Fan Speculation 
Time: Fri 02:30 pm Location: A601-A602 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: *SPOILER ALERT* *PURE SPECULATION* We are not insiders. We are not members of the Star Wars StoryGroup. We know what you know, but we're not afraid to dream & speculate. Maybe we'll finally find out in December who Rey's parents are--and where has Luke been...?

Title: Reading: Bryan Young 
Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: Vinings - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Author, geek, podcaster, magazine and comics writer; documentary producer reads from his works.

Title: Better Diversity for a Better Story 
Time: Sat 11:30 am Location: Hanover AB - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: There are a lot of great reasons for including diverse casts & addressing legions of challenges in your stories. Perhaps the best is one of the most simple: considering and exploring diversity will make your stories better.

Title: Aaron Allston Memorial Kids' Writing Workshop 
Time: Sat 01:00 pm Location: M106-M107 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Silence in the Library Publishing's annual writing workshop targeted at kids. Designed for beginning writers, but all are welcome. Bring pen and paper to participate in the group exercise. NOTE: Parental supervision required.

Title: Remembering Carrie Fisher & Kenny Baker 
Time: Sat 04:00 pm Location: Centennial I - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Our world is dimmer now, but our icons left such a legacy for us. Join other fans as we remember our Princess & our favorite Droid and the impact they had on Star Wars & the world.

Title: Parenting in Fandom 
Time: Sat 08:30 pm Location: M106-M107 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Geek parents come together to talk about raising the next generation of geeks, nerds, & super-fans. Honest & sensitive conversations about parenting have become a hallmark of this annual Kaleidoscope panel.

Title: Disney & Star Wars 
Time: Sun 02:30 pm Location: M106-M107 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: With the purchase of the Star Wars franchise by Disney, what does that mean for SW shows targeted at kids & families? What about changes at the parks? What has already been created, & what you would like to see? Our panelists & audience discuss. Discussion aimed at kids 13 & under.

Title: Star Wars' Iconic Chewbacca & Boba Fett 
Time: Sun 04:00 pm Location: Imperial Ballroom - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: A Wookiee and a bounty hunter walk into a ballroom...to answer your questions.

Title: Bite-Sized Remakes 
Time: Mon 01:00 pm Location: M106-M107 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Many movies are being turned into TV series for kids. Fans share their thoughts on these small screen gems: Tangled the Series, Big Hero 6, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania, and TMNT.
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