The Obligatory MileHiCon 47 Schedule Post

milehiecon_47_largeHi folks!

It’s time for the obligatory MileHiCon 47 post containing the schedule of things I shall be doing at the con – specifically, the panels I’ll be on, events I’ll be at.

MileHiCon takes place in the Denver Tech Center, October 23rd through the 25th and, yes, I’ll be there and on panels! For more information about MileHiCon, please visit their website,


Friday, October 23rd

(Moderating) 21st Century Fan – 3:00pm – 3:50pm Wind River B (Ground Floor)

Blogs, apps, social media, MMOGs, streaming video and proliferating conventions—the face and format of fandom is changing. What does it mean to be a fan in the 21st century?

With: Dana Bell, M.H. Boroson, Nikki Ebright, Marc MacYoung

(Co-Hosting) Writers’ Networking in the Bar – 9:00 PM – ? in the Bar/Bar Adjacent

Interested in writing, taking that next step and trying to be published, or chatting with people who’ve done it? Stop by the bar to talk with some of the published writers at MileHiCon 47.

With: Betsy Dornbush, Patrick Swenson, Emily Mah

Saturday, October 24th

(Panelist) What’s in a Game – Saturday, October 24 • 10:00am – 10:50am Mesa Verde B (Ground Floor)

With: Fred Poutre (Moderator), Tim Anderson, Sean Patrick Fannon, Ross Watson

Sunday, October 25th

(Moderator) Arrow / Flash Fan Forum – Sunday, October 25 • 12:00pm – 12:50pm BristleCone (Ground Floor)

Calling all fans of Arrow and its speedy spinoff, The Flash, to pair up for a discussion of the two shows. Whether you enjoy one or both, stop by for some friendly conversation. (It’s what Oliver and Barry would do!)

With: Betsy Dornbush

(Moderator) That’s a Laugh: Why We Crave Humor in Fiction – Sunday, October 25 • 2:00pm – 2:50pm Mesa Verde A (Ground Floor)

What does humor accomplish, and why do readers want it? Panelists will also share great examples of humorous writing/authors.

With: Betsy Dornbusch, Carol Hightshoe, John E. Stith, David Lee Summers

As a build up to MHC 47, I did a series of interviews with various folks who will be in attendance or who have attended in years past, over on the SF Signal podcast. I encourage you to go check those out.

SF Signal Podcast Episode re: MileHiCon 47:

Okay people – as per usual, you should come and see me and say hello 🙂

…bring cookies.