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Julie Barrett is a freelance writer and photographer based in Plano, TX.

My LoneStarCon 3 Schedule

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Oh, I'm gonna be a busy lady.

Self-Promotion: Everything You Know about it Is Probably Wrong 
Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 
Done properly, self-promotion is an important part of building a career. Poorly executed, self-promotion can do more harm than good. How is the conventional wisdom wrong? What are the more advisable but underrated neglected approaches? 
Julie Barrett (M), Gini Koch, Joshua Bilmes, Genese Davis, Teresa Nielsen Hayden 

War of the Worlds at 75: The Power of Mass Media 
Friday 10:00 - 11:00 
It's only one of the most famous broadcasts ever made, and it was the stuff of legends! Aliens in Grover's Mill! It was also a fantastic hoax perpetrated by Orson Welles. Our panelists discuss the impact and importance of Welles' fake newscast, and how we're still swallowing the same stuff in the 21st century. 
Julie Barrett (M), John Maizels, Anthony Tollin, Bradford Lyau, David A. Kyle  

Literary Beer: Julie Barrett, Walter John Williams 
Friday 15:00 - 16:00 
Advance sign-up required.

Adapting Historical Fashion 
Saturday 12:00 - 13:00 
How do you learn about historical fashion trends, and how do you adapt those trends to original designs and historically-inspired fashions like medieval fantasy and steampunk? 
Julie Barrett, Janine Wardale, Elektra Hammond 

The Role of the Companion 
Saturday 13:00 - 14:00 
The Doctor's companions are more than just your run-of-the-mill sidekicks. The companions change the Doctor and influence our view of him. This panel will discuss the affect of the Doctor's companions over the years. 
David D. Levine (M), Julie Barrett,Jessica Reisman, Selina Rosen, Michael Damian Thomas 

Shopping for Costuming 
Saturday 15:00 - 16:00 
Where do you get all those cool things that complete a costume? From fabric sources and construction tools to wigs, accessories, and shoes, come and ask our panelists where they find the fun stuff! 
Julie Barrett (M), Beverly Hale, Jennie Faries, Hagrid 

Hugo Awards Ceremony 
Sunday 20:00 - 23:00 
The Hugo Award is the only major Science-Fiction award that is voted on by fans around the globe. Join us as we honor our nominees and winners Sunday evening in the Grand Ballroom. The ceremony starts at 8:00 PM, doors open at 7:30 PM. 

Conventions Across Texas 
Monday 11:00 - 12:00 
Looking ahead to the next year in Texas sf conventions, we welcome representatives from several to tell us what they have planned.  
Julie Barrett (M), Tim Miller, Tim Morgan, Sara Felix

Can Traditional SF Communities Survive Multimedia Conventions 
Monday 13:00 - 14:00 
Anime Boston: 25k. Dragoncon: 75k. Burning Man: 100k+. San Diego Comiccon: 125k+. Can the SF Community survive the onslaught of such large gatherings? Should we even try? What can we learn from them? 
Peggy Rae Sapienza (M), Adam Beaton, Kevin Roche, Julie Barrett, Tom Galloway 

It's going to be a fun week!


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