31 Flavors of Fantasy Devoured by Kids and Teens - Thursday 17:00 -17:45, 401C (CC)
Fantasy has become a catch all category for all of the subgenres featuring "fantastic" elements from action adventure to urban and epic fantasy, romantic fantasy, and more! How many sub genres are out there and what elements help to define them? Does the reader's age affect
the growth or definition of a subgenre? Join our panel of young adult and middle grade authors for a lively discussion that gives you a little taste of each subgenre as they share some of their favorite works across the fantastic spectrum that help to define the various subgenres.
James Van Pelt (M), Alma Alexander, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Esther
Jones, Brandon Sanderson
Kaffee Klatche - Alma Alexander - Friday 10:00 - 10:45, 202A-KK2 (CC)
Join me (and up to 9 other fans) for a small discussion. Coffee and snacks available for sale on the 2nd floor. Please come along and hear all about recent projects, and ones on the drawing board! (I will ALSO have some special books on offer - a Kaffeeklattch special!)
Autographing - Friday 14:00 - 14:45, Exhibit Hall B - (CC)
Katherine Addison, Alma Alexander, Marissa Meyer, L. E.Modesitt, Jr., Stanley Schmidt, Catherynne Valente
Reading - Alma Alexander - Saturday 15:30 - 16:00, Spokane Falls Suite A/B (Doubletree)
Reading from one of my recent works - I may give you a choice of material...
SpoCon Presents: Tea Party with the Duchess - Saturday 19:00 - 1945, Grand Ballroom: Salon IV (Doubletree)
SpoCon presents a RadCon tradition; join us for Tea with the Duchess! The Duchess, yes, that would be me. Chose a delicate tea cup to represent your unique personality. Every tea cup is different! Enjoy a variety of teas and delicate snacks. This is an experience to enjoy that memories are made on!
Alma Alexander (M)
When We Were Young - Sunday 11:00 - 11:45, 300C (CC)
Panelists share their favorite books from when they were teens, tweens, and children. Find out what books inspired their imaginations, which ones hooked them on SF and fantasy, and which ones made them want to try their own hand at creating stories. Are these books still inspiring today's young minds? Which of today's books might be tomorrow's great memories?
Alma Alexander (M), Kevin J. Anderson, Steven Barnes, Scott Lynch, Marissa Meyer
Please do come along to things like readings, signings, kaffeeklatches. It's always lovely to meet new people, and to see old friends!