This year’s Writer’s Track is sponsored by Bell Bridge Books, an imprint of Belle Books. According to CEO and acquiring editor Debra Dixon, Belle Books grew out of a conversation at Dragon*Con. Several of the partners were sitting in a hotel room, talking about the changes in publishing just after the wholesaler implosion a dozen or so years ago. They… Read more →
One of the people struggling through the crowd after the parade was Publishers Weekly contributing editor and blogger Barbara Vey. She agreed to sit down and answer some questions about her blog, Beyond Her Book. Daily Dragon (DD): Welcome to Dragon*Con! What brings you here? Barbara Vey (BV): I cover books, authors, and events. I’m here because there are a… Read more →
Christopher Heyerdahl’s entrance set the tone for the “Sanctuary—League of Extraordinary Individuals” panel in the Atrium Ballroom (American Sci-Fi Media track) at 2:30PM on Friday. He surprised the show’s fans first by appearing with a full head of hair, in contrast to his completely bald character, then danced across the stage and mugged for Dragon*Con TV. Heyerdahl and costars Robin… Read more →
Fans of Battlestar Galactica packed the Centennial Ballroom at 1PM Friday for the “BSG—Children of Humanity” panel (American Science Fiction track). Panelists Michael Hogan, Edward James Olmos, Richard Hatch, Tricia Helfer, Tahmoh Penikett, and Dr. Kevin Grazier spent the next hour answering questions from fans.
S. M. Stirling hit the New York Times bestseller list for the first time in 2009 with Sword of the Lady, the third installment of his Emberverse II alternate history series. The series is still going strong with the latest installment, The Tears of the Sun, due out this month from ROC. In 2010, Stirling published his first urban fantasy…. Read more →
Laura Anne Gilman is a Nebula-nominated author, a former editor for a major New York publishing house, and a freelance editor. She’s writing the Paranormal Scene Investigations series for Luna Books and the Vineart War trilogy for Pocket. She also has a short story collection available from Fairwood Press and has self-published short stories. She is currently working on her… Read more →
In the “Tor to Come” panel at 2:30 on Sunday in the International North Ballroom, the Tor editors presented an array of titles spanning their various lines. In addition to continuing series from familiar names, they’re launching debut authors, reprinting classics, and offering new works from bestsellers. The list included several steampunk works, old and new. The editors touted Beth… Read more →