If you’re at OryCon 35 in Portland, I’d love to chat. Either stop me and say hi, or find me at one of these panels:

Social Media and the Modern Writer
Jefferson/Adams      Fri Nov 8 12:00pm-1:00pm
Websites, Facebook fan pages, email lists, contests, twitter, tumblr,
Pinterest, ads, blogs and that annoying thing called a “platform”: what
works, what doesn’t, and why you need to care (spoiler: you do).
Grá Linnaea, William Hertling, (*)Jason Andrew, Aaron Duran, Cat Rambo,
Peter A. Smalley

Revision: Path to better writing or way to never finish?
Lincoln              Fri Nov 8 2:00pm-3:00pm
Endless revisions can kill good writing, but everyone says polish your
work.  Besides, the first draft is usually bad, right?  How to navigate
through the apparent contradictions without going crazy.
Renee Stern, (*)Irene Radford, William Hertling, Amber D. Sistla

Northwest Independent Writers Association (NIWA) Booth
Dealer’s Room     Fri Nov 8 5:00pm-6:00pm

The future of dental floss
Hamilton             Sat Nov 9 10:00am-11:00am
How technology will change everyday life, from taking a shower to reading
the newspaper, from getting to work to the clothes we wear.
(*)David W. Goldman, William Hertling, Mark Niemann-Ross

How near is too near
Broadway             Sun Nov 10 12:00pm-1:00pm
What time frame is too near for near future science fiction longevity and
(*)Jason M. Hough, William Hertling, Blake Hutchins, Nancy Kress