Local Writer's Showcase, Wednesday
February 11, 2004 at the Monroeville Public Library
Diane talked from 7:30 to 8:30 PM and then signed books in the library's Gallery Space.
Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers
July 14 - 23, 2004
Confluence 2004 Program
Friday 6:00pm Has the Age of the Cooperative Novel Arrived? Kevin Hayes, Diane Turnshek
Friday 7:00pm Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers Debriefing
Diane Turnshek, Bobby Nansel, Thomas Seay, Paul Pence
Friday 9:00pm Firefly
Jim Mann, Charles Oberndorf, Diane Turnshek, Michelle Sagara West
Saturday12:00 noon Alpha Attendees Meet Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, Diane Turnshek
Saturday 5:00pm Flash Fiction: Flash of the moment or wave of the future? Mike Arnzen, Laurie Mann, Thomas Seay, Diane Turnshek
Saturday 9:00pm Romance Above Ground: SF Romance Juanita Coulson, Tamora Pierce, Tim Leibe, Wen Spencer, Diane Turnshek
Noreascon Four Program
Program participant at the 62nd World Science Fiction Convention, Noreascon Four (Labor Day Weekend, 2004, Boston).
Friday 11:00 am "Running a Writing Workshop for Teens"
Saturday 9:30 am SFWA Business Meeting
Saturday 12:00 noon The Rise of the Paranormal Romance (panel)
It's now one of the fastest-growing segments of the fiction market. Why? And why is it more than just horny vampires and angsty werewolves?
Catherine Asaro, Charlaine Harris, Sue Krinard, Sandra McDonald (m), Diane Turnshek
Saturday 3:00 pm The Stfnal Clubman (panel)
How's your SF club doing? Ideas for starting, reviving or killing off a local science-fiction club. What can people do in their own community to gather together fans? How do you build up membership? What pitfalls should you be aware of? And why you should join NESFA even if you don't live here…
Genny Dazzo, David R. Howell, John Pomeranz, Hank Reinhardt, Sharon Sbarsky (m), Diane Turnshek
Sunday 7:30 pm Reading
December 10-12, 2004 Philadelphia, PA
Fri 11:59 PM in LIBERTY B/C EYE OF ARGON READING
Supposedly the worst genre story of all time. Join us and see how far you can get without laughing.
Sat 2:00 PM in Salon I FASCINATING DISGUSTING IDEAS FOR SF STORIES
Diseases, disgusting behavior, mental disorders – the ideas that both repulse and appeal to us. Who are favorite F & D writers?
Sat 6:00 PM in Room 403 BLOGGING A DEAD HORSE
Web logs (blogs) let everyone broadcast their thoughts and lives to the far corners of the world. This has opened new avenues of communication, social interaction, and political activism. The panel will discuss this evolving medium and its impact on society.
Sun 1:00 PM in Room 407 SEX AND ALIENS
A very intimate encounter with an extraterrestrial.
Sun 2:00 PM in Room 404 DREAMS AS A SOURCE OF FANTASY
How do dreams influence fantastic writing? Are dreams a good source of fantasy ideas?