B. J. Thrower’s short story “The Twilight People” was published in The Blood Tomes (online and on Kindle). She’s published fiction in markets such as Asimov’s; Aboriginal Science Fiction; Bending the Landscape: Fantasy; and many others. She’s a SFWA member, and was on the 1999 Nebula Short Fiction Jury. She’s the 2019 Vice-President of OSFW (Oklahoma Science Fiction Writers) and served as President in 2015 and 2017. She resides in the Tulsa area with her husband Randy. Currently working on an epic fantasy series, The Cliff and Crossroad Saga, she’s attending SoonerCon 28 with her writing heir, Karen Thrower.
Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer B
The Writers' Group: Band of Allies or Dysfunctional Family
A discussion of writers' groups: their dynamics and their possible value. Compare online forums versus face-to-face groups. How can you tell if you've stumbled into something dysfunctional or delightful, without a sounding board? How to network? Advice for authors at any stage of development looking to join a writing group.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer A
The Lore Breakers
For awhile, everyone knew how to kill a vampire or werewolf, until writers started changing things to make their critter “better.” Where is the line drawn? When is a bloodsucker or changeling no longer a vampire or wolf man?
Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Boomer B
Cinematropolis Live Podcast: Mourning Game of Thrones
The hit HBO series is finally complete. Was it satisfying? Where do we go from here? How will this affect the conclusion of the book series? Join for this live recording and discussion with Cinematropolis Podcast.