My World Fantasy 2019 Schedule

Good news: I’m on THREE different panels at WFC in Los Angeles later this month!

Bad news: two of these panels are at 9:00 in the morning 😭

The Mainstreaming of Lovecraft’s Creations
Format: Panel
31 Oct 2019, Thursday 17:00 – 17:55, Marquis 1-3 (Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel)

Cthulhu and his fellow Elder Gods have found a new life in stories, popular culture, animation, games, songs, and even toys long after HP Lovecraft’s death. The Mythos are often mashed up with other creations as in the collection Shadows over Baker Street and The Adventures of Tintin at the Mountains of Madness. What accounts for the enduring popularity of the Mythos?

Curtis C. Chen, Adam Simon (M), Darrell Schweitzer, Denise Dumars, John Shirley

Working with Local Bookstores to Build Your Readership
Format: Panel
1 Nov 2019, Friday 09:00 – 09:55, Marquis 4-6 (Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel)

Local bookstores, both chain and independent, are more important to authors than ever. How do we work with staff to coordinate signing and special events to connect with our fans and make new ones?

Peter Blaisdell, Curtis C. Chen (M), Tom Leveen, Maryelizabeth Yturralde

Mass Autographing Event
Friday Nov 01, 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM (2 hours)
Marquis 1-3

All World Fantasy Convention members are invited to bring their books and join us Friday night at the Autograph Event. This is your opportunity to eat hors de oeuvres, drink, meet and collect signatures from ~150 artists, authors and editors.

Food and a no-host bar will be located immediately outside the Autograph Event. Food and drink are not allowed inside the Autograph Event room, other than for signers as provided by Autograph Staff.

When Hollywood Comes To Call
Format: Panel
2 Nov 2019, Saturday 09:00 – 09:55, Marquis 4-6 (Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel)

You’ve written a book or a series of books. Now you or your agent gets a call from a producer. What happens next? What can you expect in this journey?

Curtis C. Chen, Eldon Thompson (M), Robert Silverberg, Bruce McAllister, John Skipp

Other than that, you’ll probably find me at the bar. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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