’10 Panels/Events

Develop a Story in an Hour

In this Q&A panel in the Hyatt Manilla/Singapore room on Friday morning, Gary Hayes was warm and friendly. Right off the bat, he had the audience laughing, warming them up to stimulate their creative processes. The workshop was structured around the premise that there are two ways to approach developing a story. The first is to start with a cool… Read more →

What is Filk?

This panel was held in the Hyatt Baker room on Friday morning. The guest speakers were Mark Gunn, Leslie Fish, Andrew McKey, Michelle, and Tom Smith. From the start, these musicians were comical, demonstrating how the filking community is more than a gathering; it’s family. This panel explained what filking is. Its origins started in 1936, and it had evolved… Read more →

Tom Kenny and Screening of Quantum Quest on Saturday

Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants and the narrator of Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls, will join host Dr. Harry Kloor on Saturday, 8:30PM in the Atrium Ballroom (Marriott) for a screening of the upcoming animated film, Quantum Quest. The first 1000 people will receive a special collectible lithograph. Don’t miss it!

Z is for Zombie!

Z is for Zombie!

I asked author Alethea Kontis if she had jumped on the bandwagon and written any zombie fiction.  The princess’s brown eyes darkened for a brief instant, but then she smiled.  “Z is for zombie.”  She pointed to AlphaOops! H is for Halloween, the second installment of her children’s alphabet primers.

North American Settlers of Catan Championship Qualifier

Dragon*Con is hosting a North American Qualifier for the National Catan Championships. First round play will be at the following times: Friday 6PM Saturday 10 AM Saturday 6PM Galleria Level (Hilton). Cost of entry is $10. Winner of the tournament here in Atlanta wins a trip to GenCon Indy to compete in the Worldwide Settlers of Catan Championship.

Zombie Walk

The Third Annual Zombie Walk is calling shufflers and moaners of all kinds! Grab your zombie (hunting) gear and join the undead-fest as we shamble our way through Dragon*Con. Fri 8:30PM, L506-507 (Marriott)

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