Alicia Pack

Alicia Pack

Not everyone can say they watch television for homework, read novels for inspiration, and are paid to follow what’s trending. For Alicia Pack, it is all part of life as a writer and media enthusiast.  When she isn't lost in the world she is trying to create, you can find her with her nose in a book or catching up on her favorite supernatural shows.  She has a Master’s degree in Mass Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film.  Her nine years of diverse media experience include news writing, copywriting, website content management, social media, promotions, television production, and teaching.

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Website: http://www.aliciarpack.com/

Allure and Immortality: Vampires and the Women Who Write Them

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Vampires are some of the hottest supernatural creatures on the bookshelves. During the “Vampires and the Women Who Write Them” panel in the Peachtree Ballroom (W) on Sunday at 2:30PM, some of the top women writers of vampires discussed the allure of the immortal creature, how their writing takes on a life of its own, and what choices they regret making for their books.

Zombies Matter: The Walking Dead

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AMC’s The Walking Dead consistently brings in top ratings and often beats the ratings of network programs. Several cast members, dead and alive, sat down in the “All That Matters: Walking Dead Q&A” panel in the Peachtree Ballroom (W) on Sunday at 5:30PM and discussed all things walker.

Endless Wonder: So Long Warehouse 13

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There were tears of laughter and tears of loss at the “WH13: So Long and Thanks for All the Teslas” farewell panel on Monday. Fans were treated to a hilarious gag reel that turned sad for diehard fans contemplating a near future without one of their beloved shows. One of the most interesting questions of the morning was what personal item of theirs could become an artifact in the warehouse and why? All of the women in the audience agreed
 
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Laughing with Lost Girl

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The Lost Girl panel with Kris Holden-Ried, Paul Amos, and K.C. Collins was absolutely hysterical. From picking on each other to acting out being attacked by a dragon (in the form of two pieces of tape), the hour was non-stop laughs. The best scenes to shoot, for Holden-Ried, were the ones in first season. “I was still a good actor back then,” he said. Collins really enjoys the emotional scenes, even if they are few and far between. For Amos,
 
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Secrets of Book Editors and Author Agents

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The biggest question aspiring writers usually have is what does it take to get my book published? At the “Secrets of Editors and Agents” panel on Sunday at 10AM, several agents and editors shared what they are looking for in a novel submission.

Warehouse 13: Memories and Momentos

Warehouse 13: Memories and Momentos

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On Friday night, the cast of Warehouse 13 wrapped filming on their series finale and then joined Dragon Con for a “Super Mega Awesome Panel” on Saturday at 1PM in the Marriott Atrium Ballroom. The cast shared some of their most unforgettable moments, shared what artifact they wanted to take home, and gave hints about the final six episodes. One of Eddie McClintock’s favorite Secret Service Agent Pete Latimer moments isn’t a moment, but those times he’s felt like he’s
 
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Writing Weres and Shifters

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During the “Second Nature: Werewolves and Shifters in Urban Fantasy” panel at the Westin, Saturday 11:30AM, Faith Hunter, Linda Robertson, Samantha Sommersby, Jeanne C. Stein, and Chelsea Quinn Yarbro discussed what it takes to write some of the hottest supernatural creatures on the market. The appeal of writing shifters and weres is in the challenges. They are both human and not human. We all have a little wild and unique side to us and that side gets to come out
 
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