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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!

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Friday, October 3 • 16:00 - 17:00
Writing About Fighting Series: How to Make Your Military Characters Real

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No soldier ever puts his gun up to his cheek. No ship captain ever leads the away team himself. No pilot ever rips the oxygen mask off in order to breathe better. Hollywood has a long tradition of military idiocy that unfortunately drifts into military writing all too often when the author doesn't do proper research into how actual military people behave.


Ron Friedman

Shaw Communications
Won the 2013 Aurora Awards - Fan Related Work category. I will edit an SF anthology. (Colonizing the Solar System - 2015/6) Published story: 'Unveiled' (Daily Science Fiction)(Also appeared in 'Not Just Rockets and Robots')'By The Way That he came' (Age of Certainty anthology):My story 'Game Not Over' was sold to Galaxy's Edge magazine. (Edited by Mike Resnick)Honorable Mentions in Writers Of The Future contest. (2011, 2013, 2014)Working on my... Read More →

Friday October 3, 2014 16:00 - 17:00
04. Green Timber 1 Second Floor, Right Side

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