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AnomalyCon 2016Denver’s best Alternate History, Science Fiction, and Steampunk convention!
AnomalyCon
March 25th-27th 2016

Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center
Denver, Colorado

Excitement! In March, I’ll be attending my first-ever con as a guest author. No, I’m not nervous, why do you ask? *casually snaps pencil in half without noticing*.

I’ll be participating in six panels alongside lots of wonderful authors, including some of my own personal favorites. I’ll be trying very hard not to go all fangirl on them. I’ll also be judging a costume contest and co-hosting the Grand Tea. During my free time, I’ll be at the author’s tables, with my books for sale. Stop by and I’ll sign one for you to take home.

And, in what I hope will be lots of fun for everyone, I’ve been given an hour of my very own to discuss and hopefully get everyone excited about the Mad Science of Victorian Cooking.  It’s fairly well known in my social circles that I’m a foodie. I’m also a little bit crazy and experimental. And, of course, I’m fascinated by the Victorian era. Put those all together, and really, what could possibly go wrong? Come join in and let’s all see what happens!

Panels and Events I’ll be a part of:

Medicine After the End of the World
Vivian Caethe, Kristi Helvig, Lori Alden Holuta
Managing chronic conditions and serious illness after the apocalypse.
Friday, 5pm
Room: Mesa Verde A

The Mad Science of Victorian Cooking
Lori Alden Holuta
Cooking is science, and the Victorians obsessed with alchemy–and here the two combine, perhaps with dangerous results!
Friday, 8pm
Room: Wind River A

Impact of Star Trek on Modern Science
Ian Brazee-Canon, Christopher M. Salas, Lori Alden Holuta
Star Trek and many of its subsequent imitators have influenced everyday technology. What’s next, warp cores?
Saturday, 12pm
Room: Mesa Verde A

Saving The World After 50
Vivian Caethe, Lori Alden Holuta, Shelley Adina
Celebrating genre fiction’s silver-haired heroines and representing the extending life cycle.
Saturday, 1pm
Room: Wind River B

New Fiction Now
Richard Preston, Brenna Yovanoff, Melissa Olson, Lori Alden Holuta
Writers Reading Cool Stuff that just came out. Pick up a new favorite.
Saturday, 3pm
Room: Windstar A

Costume Contest
Judges: Lori Alden Holuta, Terry Kroenung, Janet Smith, E. Card
Every costumed event needs a fashion showdown to see whose creativity is the most extensive. Guest judges. Signup at Operations until Sat 2pm.
Saturday, 6pm
Room: Main Events

Forgotten Books
Vivian Caethe, Molly Tanzer, Lori Alden Holuta
Panelists (and audience members) discuss the books they’ve loved that have gone out of circulation, and thus the merits of used bookstores.
Saturday, 7pm
Room: Mesa Verde A

Writer Beware: Scams and Schemes
Lori Alden Holuta, Christopher M. Salas
Every author wants to succeed, and some of us fall prey to unfortunate or unscrupulous offers. We’ll discuss some of the most important pitfalls to avoid and better alternatives.
Sunday, 11am
Room, Wind River A

The Grand Tea
Hosted by Vivian Caethe and Lori Holuta, featuring a special painting demo by Aria.
Tickets are only available ahead of time (before pre-registration closes). Featuring glorious afternoon tea fare and hours of wonderful company and entertainment. An AnomalyCon special event! Tea occurs from 12pm-2pm.
Sunday, 12pm
Room: Main Events