This weekend I’ll be in Vancouver (BC, not Oregon) at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference. Here’s my schedule, if you want to come to any of events or just say hi.
Fri Oct 19, 2018
12:45pm – 2:15pm “Meet and Mingle Luncheon” This is supposed to be a good chance for guests and attendees to meet and chat, so you should feel free to come up and say hi if you see me!
2:15pm – 3:30pm Breaking the Rules Workshop. This is the convention version of my online Breaking the Rules class (http://rachelswirsky.com/rules/)
3:45pm – 5pm World Building panel with Nalo Hopkinson, Cat Rambo, and Stephanie Stein, moderated by Mary Robinette Kowal.
5pm – 6:30pm Socializing at the hotel bar. Come say hi!
Sat Oct 20, 2018
10am – 11:15am Detail & Image Workshop (http://rachelswirsky.com/detail/)
12:45pm – 2:15pm “This Day We Write Luncheon” Another chance to come chat.
2:15pm – 3:45pm Blue Pencil Session This is where you can make a 15-minute appointment to have me read and critique 3 pages of your work (for free!). https://www.siwc.ca/blue-pencil-cafe/
5:30pm – 7pm Book signing. If you would like to buy a copy of my collection Through the Drowsy Dark, there will be some for sale at the conference. I’m also happy to sign loose paper or bookplates!
Sun Oct 21, 2018
11:30am – 12:45pm Second Blue Pencil Session
12:45pm – 2pm Closing Lunch. I may have to leave this one early to get ready for my trip home.
If anyone here is going to be at the conference and want to hang out, let me know!