Programming Schedule

Event Map

  • Panel Room 1: Salon G & H
  • Panel Room 2: Siloam Springs
  • Panel Room 3: Fayetteville
  • Reading Room: Bentonville
  • Games Room: Rogers
  • NaNoWriMo Room: Springdale

Schedule

Panels, times, and panelists subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please see the spreadsheet at the bottom of the page.

9:00 AM:

Opening Ceremonies, Panel Room 1

10:00 AM:

Beginning the Writing Journey, Panel Room 1

Tobias Buckell, Mallory O'Meara, Cristal G. Varner, Landra Graf

Young Adult Fiction, Panel Room 2

Jacquelyn Holmes, Melissa Kuch, Brandy Nacole, Jackson Pearce

Writing Arkansas "Look What I Did" Podcast, Panel Room 3

Daniel Quin, Aaron Dotson, Erin Rowe, BJ Tassin, JC Crumpton

Reading Room

Sean Grigsby, Marina J. Lostetter

11:00 AM:

The Big Idea, Panel Room 1

JC Crumpton, Tobias Buckell, Sean Grigsby, Mur Lafferty

Writing a Series, Panel Room 2

Melissa Kuch, Shana Congrove, Marina J. Lostetter, Jackson Pearce

How to Get Started Writing & Keep Going, Panel Room 3

Mid-South Writer's Group

Reading Room

Jacquelyn Holmes, Landra Graf

12:00 PM:

Creating an Author Platform, Panel Room 1

Mallory O'Meara, Shana Congrove, Peter Biadasz; Moderated by: Daniel Quin, Aaron Dotson

Story Planning, Panel Room 2

Marina J. Lostetter, Annie England Noblin, Stephen H. King, Landra Graf

SFF vs. Reality, Panel Room 3

Jacquelyn Holmes, JC Crumpton, Stephen H King

Reading Room

Mur Lafferty

1:00 PM:

Beyond Good vs. Evil, Panel Room 1

Tobias Buckell, Shana Congrove, Melissa Kuch, Landra Graf

Badass Fight Scenes, Panel Room 2

James Young, Sean Grigsby, Ethan Nahte, Jackson Pearce

Writing for Publication, Panel Room 3

Mid-South Writer's Group

Reading Room

Mallory O'Meara

2:00 PM:

Writing Romance, Panel Room 1

Cristal G. Varner, Jackson Pearce, Landra Graf

Creating New Worlds, Panel Room 2

Marina J. Lostetter, Stephen H. King, Eldon Cowgur, Jeff South

"Cosmic Dragon" Podcast, Panel Room 3

Sean Grigsby, Mur Lafferty

Reading Room

Tobias Buckell

3:00 PM:

Tips and Tricks to Finishing Your Book, Panel Room 1

Mallory O'Meara, Sean Grigsby, Kelly J. Ford, Landra Graf

Flawed Characters, Panel Room 2

Mur Lafferty, Jacquelyn Holmes, Ethan Nahte, Jackson Pearce

The Future of Science Fiction, Panel Room 3

James Young, Shana Congrove, JC Crumpton, Jeff South

Reading Room

Melissa Kuch, Annie England Noblin

4:00 PM:

Self-Publishing 101, Panel Room 1

Tobias Buckell, Melissa Kuch, Brandy Nacole, Peter Biadasz

Perfecting Your Pitch, Panel Room 2

Landra Graf, Sean Grigsby, Mallory O'Meara, Marina J. Lostetter

Writing for Children, Panel Room 3

Lea Ann Crisp, Cristal G. Varner

Reading Room

Shana Congrove

5:00 PM:

Traditional Publishing 101, Panel Room 1

Annie England Noblin, Kelly J. Ford, Sean Grigsby, Mur Lafferty

Writing Short Fiction, Panel Room 2

Tobias Buckell, Marina J. Lostetter, JC Crumpton

Revising Your Own Work, Panel Room 3

Eldon Cowgur, Shana Congrove, Brandy Nacole, Peter Biadasz

Reading Room

Jackson Pearce

6:00 PM:

WTFilm?, Panel Room 1

Mallory O'Meara, Jackson Pearce, Mur Lafferty, Tobias Buckell

Visual Storytelling, Panel Room 2

Sean Grigsby, Eldon Cowgur

Reading, Panel Room 3

Lea Ann Crisp

Reading Room

JC Crumpton, Ethan Nahte

7:00 PM:

Closing Ceremonies, Panel Room 1

Schedule Spreadsheet

(Always up to date)

Ozark Book Con 2019 Working Schedule

Schedule and panelists subject to change.