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Friday, February 22
 

5:00pm

Not Humans With Fur
Take a look at how an anthropomorphic civilization would be built up using the same engineering principles we use to build our own and how to use that in your own creative endeavors.

Speakers
avatar for Aaron Blackpaw

Aaron Blackpaw

I'm an Rocket Scientist by degree and trade as well as firefighter and EMT in the evenings and weekends. I write for fun in the fandom, eventually planning to publish in mainstream fiction. My primary tale is a mystery/Thriller based in a world where mythology is real.I'll be speaking... Read More →


Friday February 22, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

7:30pm

So You Want To Write For Money...
Your friends, family and colleagues have told you that you have a gift, and you shouldn't waste it. You think you have what it takes to write for a living? Come find out as Joshiah warns you of rookie mistakes and grants sage advice from someone who has gone down that road.

Speakers
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Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon
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Serathin

Guest of Honor, IndyFurCon
Writing, video games, furry stuff, generally whatever.


Friday February 22, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

9:00pm

Erotica Writing, Kinks, And More [18+]
Are you interested in writing something more interesting than your average Harlequin romance novel? Join Joshiah, Jon and Serathin to discuss the niche themes that can be added to an erotic story to make it even more enjoyable for your prospective readers.

Speakers
avatar for Joshiah

Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon
avatar for Serathin

Serathin

Guest of Honor, IndyFurCon
Writing, video games, furry stuff, generally whatever.


Friday February 22, 2019 9:00pm - 10:00pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005
 
Saturday, February 23
 

12:00pm

Choose Your Own Adventure!
A genre that enjoyed great popularity in the early 90's is making a comeback, but it can be tough to write! Joshiah is here to guide you through the process and pratfalls, complete with a preview reading of his new Choose Your Own Adventure, "The Cursed Temple!"

Speakers
avatar for Joshiah

Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon


Saturday February 23, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

2:30pm

Character Writing In Furry Fiction
Two prominent fandom writers talk about their philosophies of creating and developing furry characters!

Speakers

Saturday February 23, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

10:00pm

Is It Block Or Not?
Many writers make the mistake of blaming the mythical "writer's block" for a lack of work. There are lots of other reasons why you might get stuck, but you can overcome them with hard work and some help from our Guest of Honor, Joshiah!

Speakers
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Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon
avatar for Serathin

Serathin

Guest of Honor, IndyFurCon
Writing, video games, furry stuff, generally whatever.


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:00pm - 11:00pm
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

11:00pm

Writer's Horror Stories [18+]
Writing for a living may sound like a dream, but you don't make it to the top without doing some things you might regret. Join Joshiah as he sits and complains (we mean regales you) with odd story requests, book rejection letters and lobsters, if you raise enough for charity!

Speakers
avatar for Joshiah

Joshiah

Writing Track Lead, IndyFurCon


Saturday February 23, 2019 11:00pm - Sunday February 24, 2019 12:00am
'Moorland 1 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005
 
Sunday, February 24
 

2:30pm

Anthros In (Your) Writing
Welcome to a writing panel all about the integration of anthro races, character development, and separation of anthro types! What separates Khajits from your fursona? What makes one more appealing to the masses than the other? How do you integrate beast races in your world?

Speakers
avatar for Quill

Quill

Hiya! I'm Cedric Quill, but y'all can just call me Quill!I am an expert procrastinator, aka a prose writer, first and foremost! Fascinated by psychology: in many ways, people are puzzles to unravel. I write fantasy, cyberpunk, and a lot of character-driven stories. Also, I am a biiiiig... Read More →


Sunday February 24, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005

4:30pm

Building Characters
Characters carry stories. They are the bread and butter of narrative structure. So, how will you sell a strong character that'll attract readers to your audience? Come tune in to this panel for tips and tricks on how you can write better characters!

Speakers

Sunday February 24, 2019 4:30pm - 6:00pm
'Moorland 4 (Panel Rm) Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield, 375 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005