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Welcome to the VCON 38 Programming Schedule.

Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

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Friday, October 4 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Publicity: The Good, The Bad and the Bonkers

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What are the best and worst ways to promote yourself and your work? How do you wade through the social media ocean to find what will best reach your target audience? What other tools are at your disposal?

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Sandra Wickham

Sandra Wickham lives in Burnaby, BC, with her husband, two cats and toddler son. Her friends call her a needle crafting aficionado, health guru and ninja in training. Her short fiction has appeared in Evolve, Evolve Two, Crossed Genres, The Urban Green Man, Sirens and more. You can visit her website at www.sandrawickham.com. She enjoys visitors.


Brian Hades

Brian Hades is the founder of EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing - Canada's largest publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy books. Now celebrating 16 year of publishing SF/F/H books.
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Flick Harrison

Media Artist, Independent
Flick Harrison has been making independent media for over 20 years, including SF films, interactive media and writing. He's appeared as Lucy Lawless' sidekick on Battlestar Galactica, worked with bands like R.E.M. and July 4th Toilet, and has a finicky drone. His novel Home is in the Hard Drive is currently making the slushpiles heavier, and his writing can currently be found in World Film Locations: Vancouver from Intellect Press, or on his... Read More →

John Kovalic

John is the VCON 38 Artist Guest of Honour. Well known for his web comic Dork Tower, his art is also prominantly found gracing the boxes, cards and game pieces of many games produced by Steve Jackson Games.  
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JP McLean

Fabricator of Lies and Tall Tales, JP McLean's Books
Jo-Anne moved to B.C. from Ontario in 1988 and completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1993 at the University of British Columbia. She began writing contemporary fantasy fiction in the fall of 2010 and has published the first two books of a trilogy. The third book is currently going through the standard editorial hoops in anticipation of a Christmas release. She says, "The entire process has been interesting, to say the least. I feel like... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 02: Workshops & Demonstrations (The Lockheed) Main Floor

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