2017

2017 Daily Dragon Articles

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Here’s an index of all the news, information, interviews, and articles we published for Dragon Con 2017! Panels/Events Interviews Contests/Awards News/Information

He Said, She Said

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The authors in the “He Said, She Said” panel held on Friday at 7PM in the Hyatt Embassy C–D discussed the art of dialogue in writing. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, John D. Ringo, Gail Z. Martin, Katherine Kurtz, Bill Fawcett, and A.J. Hartley were on hand to give tips and pointers regarding how to write dialogue. The first point the panel discussed was how to make sure your dialogue makes sense. Being true to the character was high on the list—once
 
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2017 Star Wars Costume Contest Winners

2017 Star Wars Costume Contest Winners

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Youngling: Toby Raveuscraft, Ventor Modima Jedi & Sith: Destiny Thomson, Darth Zannah Jedi Master/Grand Champion: Andy Hilton, Obi-Wan Armored Costume: Diana Engelhardt, Ianew Sefet Infinities: Daniel Piotrowki, Darth Bender Judges Choice: Christine Cannon, La’Ru Face Characters: Vivian Hauck, Doctor Aphra Group: Hannah and Sarah Ashley, Fantasy Kylo Ren and Captain Phasma  

Creativity 101 Offers Strategies for Writers

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A panel of Nancy Knight, moderator, Janny Wurts, Lucienne Diver, David Mcinnes Gill, Kim Harrison, and Ali Fisher brainstormed about ways that writers can keep their creativity levels high. Before moving on to possible strategies, Fisher and Ali agreed that voice, that unique lens of telling a story as no one else could, is the single most important thing they seek in a new write. The author panelists considered what inspired them most. These and other ideas emerged: New magic
 
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How to Be a Muscle Nerd: No Muscle Suit Needed

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Ever wanted to up your cosplay game by looking more like you favorite character, or do you have fitness goals you want to meet before Dragon Con 2018? Fitness enthusiasts and cosplayers Victor DelCampo, Damaris Degan, James Elmer, and Joe Miksan shared their best fitness tips for achieving the goals you want in the Hilton 302–305 on Saturday at 11:30 AM. When starting a nutrition program, first evaluate where you’re at and create a plan from there. Many of the
 
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Strong Women of Dragon Con

Strong Women of Dragon Con

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Perceptions change, attitudes change, and the idea of a strong woman is beginning to evolve from a chick in armor so skimpy it wouldn’t protect a flea to a woman who is not afraid to be herself. Take a hint, fellas. We are NOT all the same. Sure, some women are tough and scrappy and wouldn’t shy away from a fight, whether it be with fists or with words. And, yes, some of us are much quieter and gentler of
 
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Star Trek: An Ever-Expanding Universe

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The penultimate panel of Trek Track at Dragon Con 2017, which convened in Hilton Galleria 2–3 Monday afternoon, featured Keith R.A. DeCandido. The author of over two dozen novels plus a number of novellas, short stories, eBooks and comics, DeCandido offered his insights into a more than 50-year-old universe that continues to expand. DeCandido began by pointing out that the vast majority of Star Trek books are available in ebook form, the only exception being some of the earliest original
 
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2017 Cosplay Contest Winners

2017 Cosplay Contest Winners

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Best Youth Trinity and Avery Mooney as Frisk and Chara from Undertale Ellie Hendrickson as Steampunk Alice from Alice in Wonderland Vaughn Miller as Junkrat from Overwatch Charles Park-Greene as Jon Snow from Game of Thrones Honorable Mentions Kelsi Dick as Bayonetta from Bayonetta 2 Melissa Bunch as Demon Hunter from Diablo 3 Michael Kolarik as Shin Godzilla from Godzilla Kevin Close as Tormund Giantsbane from Game of Thrones Clint House as Mr. Sinister from X-Men Joey Robertson as Anarchy
 
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