Posted by Gordon on May 4, 2011 at 6:27 PM
Babora Books will be at LepreCon 37 in Tempe AZ, May 6-8 at the Tempe Mission Palms Resort. We'll have books, shirts and giveaways at our dealers' table. So if you're in Phoenix this weekend, come on over and see us!
Publisher Gordon Williams will be taking part in four panels:
- How to Write an Action Scene - Action scenes are one of the toughest things to write: too much happening = confusing; too long and it drags; not enough description and your reader wonders what happened. This panel will feature writers and editors who have developed and used winning strategies for writing action scenes that will keep your readers on the edge of their seats.
Fri 3p-4p, Xavier. Gordon Williams (Moderator), Ernest Hogan, Gini Koch
- FUTURE OF PUBLISHING. Electronic gadgets are the wave of the future and will be the changing face of publishing. Book Readers are changing the way we buy our books. Publishing professionals discuss these changes in the future of books. We’ll also discuss how the economic downturn is affecting the publishing industry and their niches. We’ll also have a chat about Animated book covers and Animated story books in the iPads. Exciting stuff coming or is already here, but not many know about it yet.
Sat 10a-11a, Palm E. Jack Mangan (Moderator), C.A. Dawson, Patti Hultstrand, Beth Mecham, Gordon Williams.
- REQUIRED READING that every sci-fi fan should read? Is reading even required to be a fan in the media age? But that’s where it all started – those wonderful space adventures with rockets! What are the cornerstones of our genre?
Sat 5p-6p, Boardroom. Randall Whitlock (Moderator), Marsheila Rockwell, Mel Tatum, Gordon Williams.
- SMALL PRESS PUBLISHING. It's all about instant, fast-moving books and the resurgence of short stories thanks to the Kindles and other Apple technology. Quick reads, selling by the chapters, and small press publishers being able to move into the market where the big boys have been playing all these years. Small runs are the trend whether the readers like it or not. Most digital printing is better than those books printed on giant web presses, with crisper type for reading and paper stock that's not so rough it could grate cheese.
Sat 6p-7p, Dolores. Patti Hultstrand (Moderator), David J. Corwell y Chavez, Gordon Williams.