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Welcome to the VCON 39 Programming Schedule.

Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

NOTE: This schedule is still subject to change. Please check back regularly. :-)
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Saturday, October 4 • 10:00 - 11:00
Workshops, Retreats, Conventions, Oh My!

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Are writing workshops worthwhile? Which ones? What about writing retreats? Which conventions are the best ones to attend for a writer? Discussing the pros and cons of writers' workshops, conferences, retreats and conventions.

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Sandra Wickham

Sandra Wickham lives in Burnaby, BC, with her husband, two cats and toddler son. Her friends call her a needle crafting aficionado, health guru and ninja in training. Her short fiction has appeared in Evolve, Evolve Two, Crossed Genres, The Urban Green Man, Sirens and more. You can visit her website at www.sandrawickham.com. She enjoys visitors.

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Eileen Kernaghan

Eileen Kernaghan lives in New Westminster. Her nine historical fantasy novels reflect her fascination with other times and places, from the prehistoric Indus Valley to Victorian England. Her most recent YA/teen novel, Sophie, in Shadow, shortlisted for a Sunburst Award for literature of the fantastic, is set in 1914 India under the Raj. A collection of her speculative poetry, Tales from the Holograph Woods, was published in 2009 .by Wattle... Read More →
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Fairwood Press

Fairwood Press is an independent press specializing in author collections, novels, anthologies, and specialty items, both print and e-book. Owner Patrick Swenson is a writer, publisher, editor, and teacher. His first novel is entitled The Ultra Thin Man, from Tor books, August 2014. The sequel, The Ultra Big Sleep, was published in August 2016. He has sold stories to the anthology Like Water for Quarks, and magazines such as MZB’s Fantasy Magazine, Figment, and others., Vendors Room - 24
Fairwood Press is an independent press specializing in author collections, novels, anthologies, and specialty items, both print and e-book.


Saturday October 4, 2014 10:00 - 11:00
03. Tynehead Ballroom 3 Second Floor, Left Side

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