My Farpoint Schedule

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Farpoint-logoSuddenly, it’s February and Farpoint is on the horizon. There’s been so much work done for After Earth and other things it feels like the con snuck up on me.But, the fun show is celebrating its 20th Anniversary and fellow author Phil Giunta has assembled a stellar lineup of writers for a packed track of programming. He’s certainly keeping me busy. For those attending, or thinking of joining us, here’s where you can find me when I am not manning the Crazy 8 Press table:Friday 10PM: Book Fair (Con Suite)All the authors will be on hand to sign and sell books, shake hands, pose for photos, kiss babies, etc.Saturday 10AM:  Bob Greenberger (Greenspring)As usual, I’ll be chatting about what’s new with me (including some news) and showing movie trailers, with Glenn Hauman.C8logo21PM: Crazy 8 Press (Dulaney 2)We’re at the 1.5 year point and Aaron Rosenberg, Glenn Hauman, and Mike Friedman will join me as we talk about what we’ve learned, and more importantly, what’s coming next.2PM-4PM:  All Kinds of Writing Workshop with Howie (Parlor)Howard Weinstein has been wrangling this event for years now and it’s always well attended and informative. It’ll be Howie, Kelly Meding, Dave Galanter, and yours truly.4PM: Time Management for Writers (Dulaney 2)I will be imparting some wisdom alongside Phil Giunta and Nobilis Reed.Sunday 10AM: The Bob & Howie ShowHoward Weinstein and I will be chatting and arguing about what’s good on television, the merits of baseball, politics, and the usual assortment of banter.Redemption11AM: The Business of Being a Writer (Dulaney 2)For those who think it’s all fame and fortune, here’s an hour devoted to the nitty gritty of actually making sure your income is allocated for taxes and covering other expenses. Aaron Rosenberg, Donna Galanti, Bob Jeschonek, and I will argue for your pleasure.1PM: After Earth (Dulaney 2)While Peter is home recuperating, Mike Friedman and I will be chatting about this June’s big film with Will Smith and Jaden Smith, emphasizing the bible work we did which led to the current fiction available for your reading pleasure.2PM: Music to Write By (Dulaney 2)Most of us have music libraries built specifically to put us in the mood for writing. Here, David Mack (who inspired this panel), Lance Woods, Richard White, Kate Mason, and I talk about what works for us, what doesn’t, and share our favorites.Meantime, there’s Kate signing with the Boogie Knights at 11 a.m. Saturday and throughout the weekend, opportunities to purchase really cool things at auction, raising money for Peter David’s medical expenses. Check the website for details. 

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  1. Wish I could do the Time Management panel with you, amigo–that’s one of my regular gigs, feels like. But I’m talking about Writing Media Tie-Ins at the same time. And if I could figure out how to do both panels at once, I wouldn’t NEED Time Management! 🙂

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