10-9-07 -
Well, another successful Necronomicon has come and gone. We want to thank all the people that helped put it on; The Staff, the gophers, the Guests, and every one that volunteered to help out. A report in the Necro file will be forthcoming, as will some pictures in the history section. Right now, I'm beat.

3:00 PMRegency 2Best SF You Might Have MissedOur panel recommends some of their favorite SF reads.Boston, Hatfield, Ewing, McDevitt, -H: Pinsky
3:00 PMRegency 3How to Build a Story IWriter's workshop, part 1 of 3. Bring ideas, questions.--H: Black
4:00 PMRegency 2Choosing the Right Genre for YouNot sure where your story ideas fit? Get help from our panel.Ludwigsen, Byers, Akers, Sabin, -H: Jeffers
4:00 PMRegency 3What makes for compelling illustration?How to involve your audience in the creative process.A. Clark, Simon, Vincenti, -H: Caldwell
5:00 PMRegency 2Meet the Guests Q& AInterview with our Guests of HonorA. Clark, McDevitt, Goingback, -H: May
6:00 PMAnime Vid RoomWaiting for our Ship to come InThe and bad points of emotional relationshiops between major characters -H: Mark D.
7:00 PMRegency 4-73rd Annual Cthulhu Memorial Eye Scream SocialCome, eat ice cream, visit our "yard sale."0
9:00 PMRegency 2Movie One-LinersTrivia game for movie buffs.--H: Lung
9:00 PMRegency 3KaraokeYou know what this is. Come show off your talents.--H: Wiener
9:00 PMRegency 5-7Fantasy Masquerade BallDress as your favorite fantasy character and dance your cares away. Drawing for King & Queen of the Ball!
11:00 PMRegency 2Slash FictionIt's not just Kirk/Spock anymore. (adult themes)--H: Hicks
12:00 AMRegency 2Open FilkSingalong for everyone.--H: Bruns
12:00 AMRegency 5-7Rocky HorrorThe traditional midnight madness of Rocky.
2:00 AMRegency 5-7Late Night DanceDidn't dance enough at the fantasy ball? Here's your chance to dance till the wee hours.

10:00 AMRegency 2Where's My Darn Personal Jet Pack?Why haven't we seen the gadgets SF promised the future (which is now) would bring?S. Clark, McDevitt, Wysocki, Hatfield, Zahn, -H: Caldwell
10:00 AMRegency 3American Indian Legends in HorrorHow is native lore used and is it done well?Logan, Benet, Goingback, Ewing, -H: May
10:00 AMRegency 5Dark PoetryLines and rhymes to creep you out!Simon, Malcohn, Deeley, Boston, Tallman, -H: Ambrose
10:00 AMRegency 7Children's ProgramCrafts, stories, costuming for kids and their parents.--H: Hoffmann
10:30 AMRegency 6Whose Line Is It?Improvisation game--you know the one.-Dryer, Van Scoyoc, Iacca, Faber-H: Bruns
11:00 AMRegency 2How Can Science and Religion Coexist?Do science and religion have to be "enemies?" This could be quite lively.MacDevitt, MacDougal, Chrissy McCoy, Conrad, -H: Sabin
11:00 AMRegency 3Small press publishing: POD, E-Pub, Traditional PubWhat benefits do they offer and how are they different from vanity presses?G. Finkelstein, Ewing, Howdershelt, T. Finkelstein, -H: Winn
11:00 AMRegency 5Best Sword & Sorcery You Might Have MissedOur panel recommends some of their favorite sword & sorcery reads.Byers, Jeffers, L.Dwyer, -H: Sharkey
12:00 PMRegency 2The Best Horror You've Never Heard OfOur panel recommends some of their favorite horror reads.Ludwigsen, Strand, Benet, Goingback, -H: Rosamilia
12:00 PMRegency 3The Ins & Outs of E-books for ReadersLearn what gadgets and software are out there to make e-books accessible to you.--H: Nappier
12:00 PMRegency 5Alternative Arts It's not all drawing and painting, you know. Our artists will introduce you to other artistic media.A. Clark, Jeffers, Cornett, Morrison, -H: Conrad
12:00 PMRegency 6Voice Acting WorkshopProfessional actor Jeffrey Breslauer's short course in voice acting.G. Finkelstein, T. Finkelstein, -H: Breslauer
12:00 PMAnime Vid RoomAvatar: The Last Airbender - The PanelA discussion of the characters and storyline up to now and speculation about where it's going. -H: Mark D.
1:00 PMGalleria BHall Costume ParadeShow off your duds for our hall costume judges and let the folks at the con get a look at your finery too.Wells, Damewood, Byers, -H: A. Morris
1:00 PMRegency 2Living La Vida Loca: the scientist's lifeWhat do scientists really do and how their lives are affected by their work.K. Morris, Jackson, Wysocki, MacDougal, -H: Caldwell
1:00 PMRegency 3How to Make Sure Your Manuscript Gets RejectedG.o.H. Jack McDevitt tells you what not to do if you want someone to take your manuscript seriously.--H: McDevitt
1:00 PMRegency 5Crafting Believable CharactersFind out how to make your characters "live."Boston, Van Scoyoc, Akers, Joy, -H: Sabin
2:00 PMGalleria BAutographing0Goingback, McDevitt,
2:00 PMRegency 2Medieval Martial ArtsJoin the Tampa Fechtschule folks for a lesson in medieval combat. Be prepared to participate.--H: Sharkey
2:00 PMRegency 3How to Build a Story IIWriter's workshop, part 2 of 3. Bring ideas, questions.--H: Black
2:00 PMRegency 5How Does the Artist Create a Work That Scares You?Artists discuss how their work can give you the creeps.A. Clark, Conrad, Morrison, King, -H: May
2:00 PMRegency 6Main TriviaAnnual "Jeopardy" style trivia game. There's some new cool stuff this year. Come see.Warren, Bruns, Dryer, Zahn, -H: Jones
3:00 PMRegency 3The possibility for true immortalityCan medical science hold the grim reaper at bay?Caldwell, Jackson, McDevitt, -H: MacDougal
3:00 PMRegency 5Costuming with Shara SmithMaster costumer Shara Smith clues you in on how she makes a great costume.--H: Smith
3:00 PMAnime Vid RoomMetroCon PanelCome find out all the info about Florida's Largest Anime Convention.Roy Harm, Mark D., TBA
4:00 PMRegency 2Just What Is the Scientific Method?You don't just dive into an experiment. Our science guys tell you how research is really approached.S. Clark, K Morris, Jackson, MacDougal, -H: Pinsky
4:00 PMRegency 3Small press publishing: POD, E-Pub, Traditional Pub IIWhat benefits do they offer and how are they different from vanity presses?Chris McCoy, Nappier, Conrad, Savino, Chrissy McCoy, -H: Boston
4:00 PMRegency 5Humor in SF & HorrorHow do you use humor to enhance horror and/or SF?Ludwigsen, A. Clark, Strand, Breslauer, -H: Hatfield
4:00 PMRegency 6Plague Knight PresentationRichard Lee Byer's story "The Plague Knight" is being translated to film: media presentation.Byers, -H: Atomic
5:00 PMRegency 2Global warming, two sides of the coin. What are the 2 sides of the coin and who should you listen to?Caldwell, Jackson, MacDougal, -H: May
5:00 PMRegency 3Most Common Writing MistakesHow to avoid the boo-boos that just about everyone makes.Logan, Benet, Savino, Akers, -H: Hansen
5:00 PMRegency 5Alan Clark ReadingGuest of Honor Alan Clark shares some of his written work with you.--H: A. Clark
6:00 PMRegency 2-7Masquerade Set-Up.
7:30 PMRegency 2-7Masquerade Seating.
8:00 PMRegency 2-7Masquerade.Morrison, Byers, Smith, Podolak, -H: A. Morris
10:00 PMRegency 2Art Auction3 bids sends artwork to auction.--H: Hicks
10:00 PMRegency 3SF Name That TuneMusic trivia game. --H: Harben
10:00 PMRegency 5-7Anime DanceMeet your fellow anime fans and dance to your favorite J-pop.--H: AnimeMetro
11:00 PMRegency 3Open FilkSingalong for everyone.--H: Bruns
12:00 AMRegency 5-7Late Night DanceCompete for the crown and then dance the night away.
12:00 AMRegency 2Anime Wild Card PanelAnything goes!Dmuchowski,

10:00 AMRegency 2Crafting Believable CharactersMaking your characters "live."Tallman, G. Finkelstein, Logan, Breslauer -- H: Hansen
10:00 AMRegency 3What Makes a Story Science Fiction, Not Fantasy?Anne McCaffrey says her dragon books are SF but they read like fantasy--how do you know the difference?Antczak, S. Clark, McDevitt, Conrad -- H: Caldwell
10:00 AMRegency 5The Joys and Sorrows of Art IllustrationArtists tell you about putting someone's written ideas into their visual form.A. Clark, King, Deeley, Atomic -- H: Simon
10:00 AMRegency 6Post Apocolyptic Themes in SFDoes the end of life as we know it have to be all doom and gloom?Hatfield, Pinsky, Sommers -- H: May
11:00 AMRegency 2Ethical versus Non-ethical researchIt's not just about stem cells. Learn what the ethical guidelines for research are.S. Clark, K. Morris, K.D. Morris, Pinsky -- H: Jackson
11:00 AMRegency 3Writing the One Damn Thing After Another StoryHow writers keep the action going and going and going…Byers, Savino, Strand, Van Scoyoc -- H: Hatfield
11:00 AMRegency 5Where Have All the Conventions Gone?It seems like conventions are drying up and going away. What's causing this and can it be changed?H: Hicks
11:00 AMRegency 7Where Has the Sense of Wonder in SF Gone?Why aren't we seeing the stories that made our hearts glad when we were young?Ludwigsen, A. Clark, Antczak, McDevitt -- H: Winn
11:30 AMRegency 6Whose Line Is It?Improvisation game--you know the one-second chance to join the fun.Bruns, Breslauer, Sears, Faber -- H: Dryer
12:00 PMRegency 2Medieval Martial ArtsTampa Fechschule folks teach you medieval combat. You can and should participate.H: Sharkey
12:00 PMRegency 3Poisoning the PlanetHow we are creating our own doomsday scenario.Caldwell, Cornett, Goingback -- H: May
12:00 PMRegency 5Manuscript Mechanics: What You Need to KnowForm does matter. Learning how to get your manuscript into shape.Hansen, Sabin, Strand, Chris McCoy -- H: Benet
12:00 PMRegency 7How to Build a Story IIIWriter's workshop H: Black
1:00 PMGalleria BAutographing A. Clark, McDevitt, Zahn
1:00 PMRegency 3Writing Villains Readers Love to HateHow writers make the bad guys look good.Byers, G. Finkelstein, Antczak, Goingback -- H: Winn
1:00 PMRegency 5How Artists Look at The WorldDo artists see things differently than the rest of us? Let's find out.Vincenti, Deeley, Cornett, King -- H: Jeffers
1:00 PMRegency 6Paranormal ResearchWe have ghost hunters right here in the Tampa Bay area. Find out how they do their stuff.H: Stark
1:00 PMRegency 7Can Anyone do Anything New With Vampires and Werewolves? Are there just too many cliché's now to be able to surprise anyone?Joy, Nappier, Chris McCoy, Chrissy McCOy -- H: Benet
2:00 PMRegency 2Why We Love RPGsGamers and game writers give you their view.Chris McCoy, Chrissy McCoy -- H: Winn
2:00 PMRegency 3Enemy WithinTrivia game with at twist--someone is cheating and you have to find out who it is.H: Dryer
2:00 PMRegency 5The Mystery Story in SF, Horror and FantasyEveryone loves a whodunnit. How do writers put the mystery into other genres?Byers, Van Scoyoc, McDevitt, Tallman -- H: May
2:00 PMRegency 6Danse MacabreRenaissance depictions of death and the paranormal. (adult themes)H: Stark
2:00 PMRegency 7Costuming Tips & Tricks; want to make a costume for your next con? Get info from some of our best costumers. Damewood, Atomic, Smith, Cornett -- H: Conrad
3:00 PMRegency 2Open FilkSingalong for everyone.H: Stark
3:00 PMGalleria BPresent Charity CheckKids & Canines.
4:00 PMallEnd of Line. See you next year

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