Where to find Mary at Salt Lake Comic Con

Mary will be in Utah at Salt Lake Comic Con from Thursday, Sep 21 to Saturday, Sep 23. Get tickets here.

Thursday, September 21

Puppetry 101: Bringing Inanimate Objects to Life
7:00-8:00 pm
Room 151A

Non verbal cues are a major part of communication. In the world of puppetry you have to convey these cues and bring to life inanimate objects that do not carry emotion but must still deliver a captivating story. Join professional puppeteer, Mary Robinette Kowal, as she teaches the fundamental techniques of the art of puppetry. This is part lecture and part play time.

Friday, September 22

Writing Excuses: SLCC Edition
12:00-2:00 pm
Room 151D

Writing Excuses is a podcast with the goal of helping listeners become better writers. Whether they write for fun or for profit, whether they’re new to the domain or old hands, Writing Excuses has something to offer. Join a live taping of this lively, instructive, and just plain fun podcast.

With Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler, Mary Robinette Kowal and Dan Wells.

4:30-5:30 pm
Shadow Mountain Booth #1807

Creating Characters with Character: A Guide for Creators
6:00-7:00 pm
Room 150G

Talk with many authors about how to make characters feel lifelike.

With Courtney Alameda, Bree Despain, Peggy Eddleman, David Farland, Brandon Mull (as moderator) and Eric James Stone

Okay, but How?! Turning Ideas Into Novels
7:00-8:00 pm
Room 255F

Have you ever had a great idea, but didn’t know the steps to take to make it into something more? Join these authors for an in-depth workshop centering premise, characters and craftsmanship. Stretch your creative muscles during timed exercises, explore different ways to layer character arcs, and uncover the beginning of the book you’ve always wanted to write.

With Taylor Brook, Nicole Castroman, CB Lee (as moderator) and Illima Todd

Saturday, September 23

The Brandon and Dan and Brandon and Mary and Howard Show
3:00-4:00 pm
Room 151D

The yearly Brandon and Dan and Brandon Show grows by two! Mary Robinette Kowal and Howard Tayler join Brandon Mull, Brandon Sanderson and Dan Wells to talk about…well, anything they want!

Shadow Mountain Booth #1807

Plot and Character and Scene and Setting: A Guide to Story
Room 150G

Join bestselling authors as they discuss all the parts that make up a story.

With Jim Butcher (as moderator), Michaelbrent Collings, Tyler Jolley, Jody Lynn Nye, and J. Scott Savage

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