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Friday, October 27
 

7:00pm MDT

Use the Force: Opening Ceremonies
Join author guests of honor Eric Flint and Jane Lindskold, artist guest Carrie Ann Baade, and toastmaster Jason Heller as MileHiCon 49 gets in touch with both sides of the Force and prepares to debate midichlorians all weekend.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Carrie Ann Baade

Carrie Ann Baade

Born in Louisiana, Carrie Ann Baade received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago that included one year of study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and her MFA in Painting from the University of Delaware. Her paintings combine remnants of Renaissance and... Read More →
avatar for Eric Flint

Eric Flint

Eric Flint's writing career began with the science fiction novel Mother of Demons. With David Drake, he has collaborated on the six-volume Belisarius series, as well as a novel entitled The Tyrant. His alternate history novel 1632 was published in 2000, and has led to a long-running... Read More →
avatar for Jason Heller

Jason Heller

Jason Heller is a journalist, editor, and author whose books include: Strange Stars (forthcoming from Melville House); the alt-history novel Taft 2012 (Quirk); the Goosebumps tie-in Slappy’s Revenge (Scholastic); the Pirates of the Caribbean tie-in The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook... Read More →
avatar for Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Mentored by her friend, Roger Zelazny, she started publishing stories in 1992, and she published her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls in December, 1994. In her Athanor series, she writes about the creatures of legend — shape-shifters, satyrs, merfolk, and unicorns... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 7:00pm - 7:50pm MDT
Grand Mesa Second Floor

8:00pm MDT

GoH Autograph Alley / MHC Meet, Munch & Mingle ($6) / Geek T-Shirt Showcase
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar while you meet and mingle. Our Guests of Honor (current and past) will be available to sign their books. ($6 ticket required for the Munch portion; no charge for Autograph Alley.) Wear your most fannishly beautiful, fun

Guests of Honor
avatar for Eric Flint

Eric Flint

Eric Flint's writing career began with the science fiction novel Mother of Demons. With David Drake, he has collaborated on the six-volume Belisarius series, as well as a novel entitled The Tyrant. His alternate history novel 1632 was published in 2000, and has led to a long-running... Read More →
avatar for Jason Heller

Jason Heller

Jason Heller is a journalist, editor, and author whose books include: Strange Stars (forthcoming from Melville House); the alt-history novel Taft 2012 (Quirk); the Goosebumps tie-in Slappy’s Revenge (Scholastic); the Pirates of the Caribbean tie-in The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook... Read More →
avatar for Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Mentored by her friend, Roger Zelazny, she started publishing stories in 1992, and she published her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls in December, 1994. In her Athanor series, she writes about the creatures of legend — shape-shifters, satyrs, merfolk, and unicorns... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 8:00pm - 8:50pm MDT
Atrium Stage Central Second Floor Atrium

8:00pm MDT

Artist Chat
Have a question about art from a technical, professional, or other angle? Stop by and chat with some of the artists at MileHiCon 49.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Carrie Ann Baade

Carrie Ann Baade

Born in Louisiana, Carrie Ann Baade received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago that included one year of study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and her MFA in Painting from the University of Delaware. Her paintings combine remnants of Renaissance and... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 8:00pm - 8:50pm MDT
Wind Star A Gr

9:00pm MDT

‘70s & ‘80s Science Fiction Dance Party with DJ-TM Jason H
Join Toastmaster Jason Heller for a '70s + '80s Science Fiction Dance Party! Jason will play vinyl 45s from his own collection for your dancing enjoyment -- an out-of-this-world selection of SF songs from the '70s and '80s, such as Styx's "Mr. Roboto," Pe

Guests of Honor
avatar for Jason Heller

Jason Heller

Jason Heller is a journalist, editor, and author whose books include: Strange Stars (forthcoming from Melville House); the alt-history novel Taft 2012 (Quirk); the Goosebumps tie-in Slappy’s Revenge (Scholastic); the Pirates of the Caribbean tie-in The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 9:00pm - 10:50pm MDT
Grand Mesa Second Floor
 
Saturday, October 28
 

9:00am MDT

MHC Kaffeeklatsch (Saturday), sponsored by Broadway Book Mall/Who Else! Books
Join several of our guests and other participants (exact lineup always subject to late nights and oversleeping) in the con suite for a wake-up beverage and a donut.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Eric Flint

Eric Flint

Eric Flint's writing career began with the science fiction novel Mother of Demons. With David Drake, he has collaborated on the six-volume Belisarius series, as well as a novel entitled The Tyrant. His alternate history novel 1632 was published in 2000, and has led to a long-running... Read More →
avatar for Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Mentored by her friend, Roger Zelazny, she started publishing stories in 1992, and she published her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls in December, 1994. In her Athanor series, she writes about the creatures of legend — shape-shifters, satyrs, merfolk, and unicorns... Read More →

Participants
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Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn is the bestselling author of a series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty who hosts a talk radio advice show. The most recent and final in the series, Kitty Saves the World, came out August 2015. Low Midnight, a novel in the Kitty universe focused on Cormac Bennett... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Con Suite

10:00am MDT

An Hour with Eric Flint
Join Guest of Honor Eric Flint for a reading, Q&A, or whatever else he may have up his sleeve.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Eric Flint

Eric Flint

Eric Flint's writing career began with the science fiction novel Mother of Demons. With David Drake, he has collaborated on the six-volume Belisarius series, as well as a novel entitled The Tyrant. His alternate history novel 1632 was published in 2000, and has led to a long-running... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Grand Mesa Second Floor

10:00am MDT

Animal Attraction
Bond animals, FAMs, psychic rapport, talking to animals and animal-like alien species. Wolves, dragons, cats, dogs, and horses are popular, but somehow never sloths…

Moderators
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Richard Friesen

Author, Richard Friesen
Richard Friesen's first novel, The Tower of Dreams, came out in January. Book II in the Dreaming King Saga, Oathbound Sisters should be out by mid-summer. Richard has been writing for years and has a few published short stories, such as the one in Once Upon a Galaxy, edited by Wil... Read More →

Guests of Honor
avatar for Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Mentored by her friend, Roger Zelazny, she started publishing stories in 1992, and she published her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls in December, 1994. In her Athanor series, she writes about the creatures of legend — shape-shifters, satyrs, merfolk, and unicorns... Read More →

Participants
avatar for A.M. Burns

A.M. Burns

Writer, Out In Colorado Writers
A.M. Burns lives in the Colorado Rockies with his partner, several dogs, cats, horses, and birds. When he’s not writing, he’s often fixing fences, splitting wood, hiking in the mountains, or flying his hawks. He’s enjoyed writing since he was in high school, but it wasn’t... Read More →
avatar for Rob S. Rice

Rob S. Rice

Ambassador from the Past
Rob S. Rice has long had a fascination with the histories of war, technology, and always the sea.  He has delivered papers before the American Philological Association, lectured at Annapolis and has taught subjects from Mythology to Roman History.  Before all THAT, he won the 1st... Read More →
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Robin Owens

Robin D. Owens credits the telepathic cat with attitude in selling her first futuristic/fantasy romance, HeartMate, published in December 2001. Since then the RITA® Award Winning novelist has written 13 books in the Celta series, including the latest, Heart Fire (November 2014... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Mesa Verde B Ground Floor

11:00am MDT

Blind Submission: The Live Slush Panel
Wonder what makes an editor stop reading a submission … or keep reading? Come hear a live slush panel as our panel of editors consider submitted manuscripts

Moderators
avatar for Angie Hodapp

Angie Hodapp

Director of Literary Development, Nelson Literary Agency
Angie Hodapp holds a BA in English and secondary education and an MA in English and communication development, and she is a graduate of the Denver Publishing Institute at the University of Denver. She has worked in publishing and professional writing, in one form or another, for sixteen... Read More →

Guests of Honor
avatar for Jason Heller

Jason Heller

Jason Heller is a journalist, editor, and author whose books include: Strange Stars (forthcoming from Melville House); the alt-history novel Taft 2012 (Quirk); the Goosebumps tie-in Slappy’s Revenge (Scholastic); the Pirates of the Caribbean tie-in The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook... Read More →

Participants
avatar for Dana Bell

Dana Bell

Dana Bell enjoys writing regional Colorado tales and has lived many places. Many of her stories are set there and star the various cats she’s been owned by. Her works include her novels Winter Awakening and God’s Gift, a popular cat vampire short story series, and various other... Read More →
avatar for Elin Wyn

Elin Wyn

Cat herder, word wrangler and short on sleep.
avatar for Sarena Ulibarri

Sarena Ulibarri

Sarena Ulibarri attended the Clarion Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers' Workshop at UCSD, the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction Novel Workshop at KU, and earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her fiction has appeared in Lightspeed... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Mesa Verde B Ground Floor

11:00am MDT

I’ll Know It When I See It
What do you like about/in art? Are there ways to look more deeply/get more out of art?

Moderators
RF

Richard Friesen

Author, Richard Friesen
Richard Friesen's first novel, The Tower of Dreams, came out in January. Book II in the Dreaming King Saga, Oathbound Sisters should be out by mid-summer. Richard has been writing for years and has a few published short stories, such as the one in Once Upon a Galaxy, edited by Wil... Read More →

Guests of Honor
avatar for Carrie Ann Baade

Carrie Ann Baade

Born in Louisiana, Carrie Ann Baade received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago that included one year of study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and her MFA in Painting from the University of Delaware. Her paintings combine remnants of Renaissance and... Read More →

Participants
avatar for Chaz Kemp

Chaz Kemp

Art Monkey Supreme, Chaz Kemp Illustration
Bram Stoker Award finalist Chaz Kemp embraces an Art Nouveau style that incorporates vibrancy and color into fantasy and steampunk art in a way that is rarely seen. As an illustrator, the influence of Alphonse Mucha is evident in his award-winning work that combines the artistic energy... Read More →
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Jessica Coyle

Jessica L. Coyle has attended conventions since she was a tween, and has participated in several costume contests. She earned her Master’s in Museum Education from The George Washington University, and currently works at the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History. She serves as Bubonicon’s... Read More →
avatar for Michael Carroll

Michael Carroll

Michael Carroll has been an astronomical/science fiction artist and author for three decades. He has done work for NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and dozens of book and magazine publishers internationally. His art has appeared in several hundred magazines throughout the world... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am MDT
Wind River B Ground Floor

12:00pm MDT

An Hour with Carrie Ann Baade
Join Guest of Honor Carrie Ann Baade for a presentation, a Q&A, or whatever else she may have up her sleeve.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Carrie Ann Baade

Carrie Ann Baade

Born in Louisiana, Carrie Ann Baade received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago that included one year of study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and her MFA in Painting from the University of Delaware. Her paintings combine remnants of Renaissance and... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm MDT
Grand Mesa Second Floor

12:00pm MDT

Talking 1632
Get post-medieval with Eric Flint. Listen, ask questions, and learn something new.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Eric Flint

Eric Flint

Eric Flint's writing career began with the science fiction novel Mother of Demons. With David Drake, he has collaborated on the six-volume Belisarius series, as well as a novel entitled The Tyrant. His alternate history novel 1632 was published in 2000, and has led to a long-running... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm MDT
Mesa Verde C Ground Floor

2:00pm MDT

The Artist’s Way
Drawing (or writing) on the left or right side of the brain—artists from various disciplines discuss their creative process.

Moderators
avatar for L.F. (Laurey) Patten

L.F. (Laurey) Patten

Author/Editor, Stone Dagger Publications
L. F. Patten has often characterized her multitude of interests as A.D.D of the Right Brain. Degreed in Medieval History and archaeology, her checkered career has included teaching, work at a planetarium, a rock shop and an off- (off-off- off-) Broadway theater. A certified herbalist... Read More →

Guests of Honor
avatar for Carrie Ann Baade

Carrie Ann Baade

Born in Louisiana, Carrie Ann Baade received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago that included one year of study at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and her MFA in Painting from the University of Delaware. Her paintings combine remnants of Renaissance and... Read More →

Participants
avatar for Melanie Unruh

Melanie Unruh

Melanie Unruh is an artist and maker based in the Denver area specializing in decorative and functional pottery, and fantasy and historical sartorial arts. A lifelong fan of science fiction and fantasy literature, alternate worlds influence the styles and themes of her art. Currently... Read More →
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Robin Owens

Robin D. Owens credits the telepathic cat with attitude in selling her first futuristic/fantasy romance, HeartMate, published in December 2001. Since then the RITA® Award Winning novelist has written 13 books in the Celta series, including the latest, Heart Fire (November 2014... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm MDT
Wind River A Ground Floor

5:00pm MDT

An Hour with Jane Lindskold
Stop in for some quality time with author Guest of Honor Jane Lindskold … could be a reading, Q&A, or something unexpected.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Mentored by her friend, Roger Zelazny, she started publishing stories in 1992, and she published her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls in December, 1994. In her Athanor series, she writes about the creatures of legend — shape-shifters, satyrs, merfolk, and unicorns... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 5:00pm - 5:50pm MDT
Mesa Verde B Ground Floor
 
Sunday, October 29
 

2:00pm MDT

Writing Endings
Parting is such sweet sorrow, at least if you do right. Guest of Honor Jane Lindskold will walk you through the fine art of writing endings.

Guests of Honor
avatar for Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold

Mentored by her friend, Roger Zelazny, she started publishing stories in 1992, and she published her first novel, Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls in December, 1994. In her Athanor series, she writes about the creatures of legend — shape-shifters, satyrs, merfolk, and unicorns... Read More →


Sunday October 29, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm MDT
Mesa Verde B Ground Floor