Coming this June – SWFL SpaceCon in Fort Myers
On June 10, 2017?Nexus9 will be hosting their first convention in?SWFL. This con will bring together science fiction fans, comic book fans, anime fans, table top gaming fans, and cosplayers. There will be a number of interesting panels and workshops for authors including:
Discussion of Ten Best First Contact Stories
Rick Wilber, Ben Bova and Heather Preston discuss their picks for the best first contact stories.?
OUTER LIMITS, INNER BOUNDARIES:?”Building Realistic Relationships in Science Fiction Romance”
Falling in love is tough enough. But when you add in exploding space stations, rampaging alien mercenaries, interstellar war, and the perils of deep space exploration?it can frustrate even the staunchest cupid. Learn from top authors Linnea Sinclair, Christina Westcott, Rhonda Mason and Eveyln Lederman?how they create intimate relationships between kick-butt characters living in the fantastic yet perilous worlds of science fiction!
“Exoplanets: What You Need to Know to Craft a Self-Consistent Planet/System”
Targeted for writers and those interested in our existing exoplanet knowlegde, this presentation deals with plausible exoplanets. Presented by?Heather Preston, Research? Astronomer and Director of the Planetarium at?Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium .
“Make Your Own Alien”
Rick Wilber presents a workshop style presentation – bring your pen and paper! Presented by science?fiction writer, editor and teacher Rick Wilber.
In Publishing? In Florida?
The Florida Authors and Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry.