Monday, August 20, 2018

Leanna's 2018 DragonCon Schedule!

I'm SUPER honored to be a part of Sherrilyn Kenyon's launch party! So exciting!
Please note, in particular, as always, Princess Alethea's Traveling Sideshow is never to be missed, you get tons of goodies and the chance to procure amazing things! Also PLEASE NOTE my reading session on Saturday, I'll have books and jewelry available for sale and signing, I'll do a Q and A and ALSO, I'll be previewing a NEVER BEFORE HEARD piece of fiction from my upcoming November release THE SPECTRAL CITY! I can't wait to share this book with my DragonCon family!
Title: Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Stygian Masquerade Party!
Description: Demons & Daimons are on the loose and it's a night to be remembered! Come dressed to party and to celebrate one of the most anticipated books of the year! #1 New York Times bestseller Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Stygian (Urian's book).
Time: Thu 07:00 pm Location: Regency VI-VII - Hyatt (Length: 4 Hours)
(Tentative Panelists: Sherrilyn Kenyon, Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, Mari Mancusi)

Title: Realms of the Dead: Ghosts and Spirits in UF
Description: Our panelists discuss the various types of ghosts and spirits found in their work, and in the genre.
Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: Chastain 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber, David B. Coe, E.J. Stevens, A. J. Hartley, Matthew Kressel, Gail Z. Martin)

Title: Victorian Death Customs
Description: Victorians raised mourning to a high art, with Queen Victoria modeling extreme grief and fueling an industry built on mourning attire. Elaborate social customs dictated how one was supposed to behave after the death of close family. The discussion will center around mourning made creepy.
Time: Fri 05:30 pm Location: Augusta - Sheraton (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Gail Z. Martin, Leanna Renee Hieber)

Title: Princess Alethea's Traveling Sideshow
Description: Alethea Kontis and her misfit band of bestselling authors perform their hilarious annual variety show!
Time: Fri 07:00 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 2.5 Hours)
(Tentative Panelists: Alethea Kontis, Leanna Renee Hieber, Mari Mancusi, Diana Peterfreund, Gray Rinehart, Zac Brewer)

Title: Reading Session: Leanna Renee Hieber
Time: Sat 02:30 pm Location: Vinings - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber)

Title: Her-storically Speaking
Description: Well-behaved women rarely make history, as they say. So we'll be talking about some of the women who made waves, with a focus on pirates, vikings, and detectives. History professors, writers, and all-around smart ladies talk about the stories we may not have been taught in history books.
Time: Sat 07:00 pm Location: Athens - Sheraton (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Octavia Randolph, Jean Marie Ward, Leanna Renee Hieber, Nancy Holzner)

Title: Oops, I Sold My Novel. Now What?
Description: Selling your novel is Step One. Presenters will discuss what happens next. How do you make your first novel the success you dreamed about?
Time: Sun 04:00 pm Location: Embassy CD - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: John L. Flynn, Lucienne Diver, Leanna Renee Hieber, Michael J. Martinez, Scott Sigler, Jean Marie Ward)

Title: The Secret History of Spies
Description: From the Culper Ring to M16, the secret organization of intelligence gathering and spies is a fascinating topic for fact, historical fiction and alternate history. Our panel of authors will discuss and highlight some of the amazing facts and inspiration behind the art of espionage and intrigue.
Time: Sun 07:00 pm Location: Athens - Sheraton (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Michael J. Martinez, S.M. Stirling, Walter H. Hunt, Austin Sirkin, Leanna Renee Hieber, David B. Coe)

Title: Same Places, Different Times: Historical Urban Fantasy
Description: Our panelists explore supernatural beings and magic occurring in historical real-world settings.
Time: Sun 08:30 pm Location: Chastain 1-2 - Westin (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: David B. Coe, Laura Anne Gilman, Clay and Susan Griffith, Leanna Renee Hieber, E.J. Stevens, Tim Powers)

Title: Winding Down the Clock, A Time Travel Story Hour
Description: Round out your Con experience by joining the Alt History Track for a few good steampunk stories told by a few of our favorite authors. They'll spin a long yarn and we'll wind down our Con experience swapping war stories.
Time: Mon 10:00 am Location: Athens - Sheraton (Length: 1 Hour)
(Tentative Panelists: Michael J. Martinez, Leanna Renee Hieber, Laura Anne Gilman, E.J. Stevens)