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Where's Seanan? The Phoenix Comic Con edition.

It's almost time for Phoenix Comic Con, and that means it's time for the Arizona Edition of Where's Seanan? Whee!


Improbable Dystopias, 10:30–11:30AM, North 131
What makes some worlds believable and others not? Is there any point to setting the whole sky on fire? Panelists: Janni Lee Simner, Jason Hough, Laini Taylor, Pierce Brown, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant.

Signing, 11:30AM, Mysterious Galaxy Table 2526

Comedy's Hard—The Secrets of How and When to be Funny, 1:30–2:30PM, Sheraton Valley of the Sun
Writing humor is a difficult trick. Come listen to some of Phoenix Comicon's author guests who make it look easy and find out their secrets to getting laughs into a story. I'll probably tell stick jokes. Panelists: Gini Koch, Jim Butcher, John Scalzi, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant, Wesley Chu.

Deadlands: The Weird West's Wild Future, 4:30–5:30PM, North 127ab
Hear about all the news happening about the weird western RPG Deadlands about to be turned into an Xbox TV Series. Why am I on this panel? You'll have to show up to find out. Panelists: Charles Sellner, Jeffrey J. Mariotte, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant, Shane Hensley.

Paul and Storm Concert, 8:30–10:30PM, North Ballroom 120
Join the musical comedy duo Paul and Storm (Geek & Sundry's LearningTown) for a concert event with authors that you won't want to miss. Joining in will be NYT bestselling authors Patrick Rothfuss, John Scalzi, and Seanan McGuire with other special guests. YEAH YOU READ THAT RIGHT I AM PERFORMING WITH PAUL AND STORM WOO WE'RE GONNA TEAR IT UP AND MAYBE SET SOME SHIT ON FIRE WOO!!!!


Using Zombies or Something Like Them, 10:30–11:30AM, North 126bc
Authors who make use of zombies or creatures like them discuss their take on the creatures. Because that never leads to bloodshed. Panelists: David Wellington, Jason Hough, Joseph Nassise, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant, Tom Leveen, Weston Ochse.

SF Squeecast Panel, 1:30–2:30PM, West 212
Join the SF Squeecast and their special guest for an hour of fannish squee and delight over the latest cool stuff in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Maybe this will be the time when I finally unhinge my jaw and sing the song that ends the world. Panelists: Catherynne Valente, Charlaine Harris, Elizabeth Bear, Lynne M. Thomas, Michael Damian Thomas, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant.

Signing, 3:00 pm, Signing Table VIP20


Supernatural Elements in Contemporary Fantasy, 10:30–11:30AM, Sheraton Valley of the Sun
Authors discuss what goes into deciding the supernatural elements that surface in their paranormal variations on the real world. They say there's a panel here, but then they put me and Amber and Charlaine together, so we're probably just gonna tell filthy stories for an hour. Panelists: Amber Benson, Charlaine Harris, Chuck Wendig, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant, Weston Ochse.

Author Chicks Who Dig Time Lords, 1:30–2:30PM, North 131
Join contiributors to Chicks Dig Time Lords and Chicks Unravel Time as they discussed their love of Doctor Who and how it has influenced them in their careers. PS: It's a documentary. Panelists: Carole Barrowman, Catherynne Valente, Elizabeth Bear, Lynne M. Thomas, Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant.

Signing, 3:00 pm, Signing Table VIP20

I hope I see you all there!
Tags: con prep, in the wild, schedule, where's seanan
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