This year’s Writer’s Track is sponsored by Bell Bridge Books, an imprint of Belle Books. According to CEO and acquiring editor Debra Dixon, Belle Books grew out of a conversation at Dragon*Con. Several of the partners were sitting in a hotel room, talking about the changes in publishing just after the wholesaler implosion a dozen or so years ago. They decided the time was right for going into publishing because there were so many new ways to reach readers. As …
Four years ago, Felicia Day stood handing out bookmarks at Comic-Con International, hoping that the promotion for her tiny new web series The Guild wouldn’t get lost in the shuffle of the many scraps of paper thrust at every con-goer. This Saturday, she and her Guild costars Amy Okuda and Robin Thorsen stepped onstage in the Sheraton Grand Ballroom to wild cheers from hundreds of their fans. The excitement of Nathan Fillion‘s guest appearance in the show’s current season (its …
On Eureka, Chris Gauthier plays Vincent, the character everyone tells their problems and stories to. This time, he sat down with the Daily Dragon to answer some questions.
Daily Dragon (DD): So, I know you from Harper’s Island as well as Eureka. How far in advance did you know who the killer ended up being on Harper’s Island?
Chris Gauthier (CG): We didn’t know until we saw it. There are spoilers everywhere. …
What happens when you put seven grown men together in a room late at night and give them free reign to talk about guns, explosives, and bare knuckle brawling? You get the “Fightin’ and Writing” panel on Friday 10PM at Manila/Singapore/Hong Kong (Hy). With more than 70 years of experience on the subject between them, these panelists were as qualified as they were eager to sink their teeth into the discussion. So, why do they have people fighting in the …
One of the people struggling through the crowd after the parade was Publishers Weekly contributing editor and blogger Barbara Vey. She agreed to sit down and answer some questions about her blog, Beyond Her Book.
Daily Dragon (DD): Welcome to Dragon*Con! What brings you here?
Barbara Vey (BV): I cover books, authors, and events. I’m here because there are a lot of writers here. My blog is not just women’s fiction. When I started the blog, I …
On the Friday panel “Breaking In: How It’s Done,” a group of pros shared advice on how to make your first sale. While suggestions varied, panelists agreed that the growth of online social-networking has opened new possibilities.
There’s no denying we’re in the midst of a digital revolution. The percentage of ebook sales are growing each year, and some new authors are making a name for themselves by self-epublishing and using social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to promote their …
The Marriott Atrium Ballroom was again packed for the “Eureka/Warehouse 13 Sharing Resources” panel on Friday afternoon. Colin Ferguson, Chris Gauthier, and Jordan Hinson from Eureka were joined by Eddie McClintock from Warehouse 13. Dr. Kevin Robert Grazier, science advisor for Eureka, was also on the panel.
The question on everyone’s mind was centered on Eureka’s cancellation. As the moderator eloquently said, “Eureka is having an amazing fourth season. What the frak?” Ferguson answered that the decision was not a Syfy …
I am an unpublished female writer, so when I perused the panel selections the “First Ladies of Fiction” title jumped out at me. The panel included some of the larger names in fiction: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Laurell K. Hamilton, and Mercedes Lackey. These women are all highly successful and writers I feel I could learn from as well as enjoy listening to.
Nancy Knight, serving as moderator, opened the panel by having the authors introduce themselves. Very confidently, Yarbro proclaimed she …
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