Watts (chipotle) wrote,
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Back from the California trip (Big Sur, Further Confusion, and a day trip to the Yellowstone area). As usual, I bought little at the con, and spent more time poking around panels, something a lot of congoers--particularly in that fandom--don't seem to do. The highlight of the con for me was a writing workshop panel run by Pat Murphy, author of The Falling Woman and Nadya: The Wolf Chronicles (among others). It mostly focused on outlining and directed brainstorming--something similar to a panel by Orson Scott Card I went to long ago, but with a different, and useful, slant on it. Card's panel was the one I was using as a model for a projected panel I might do at Anthrocon later this year; now I'll have to rethink it a bit. But, I'll have to see if I can get any stories written--and ideally back out to publishers--first.
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