Thursday, August 17:
- 9:00 – Writers’ Symposium Opening Ceremony
- 10:00 – Story Craft: Where Do You Begin Your Story? A panel discussion with Cat Rambo, Brian McClellan, and Eric Flint.
- 2:00 – Worldbuilding: Magic Systems that Won’t Break Your Story. With Monica Valentinelli, James Lowder, and Richard Lee Byers.
- 4:00 – Worldbuilding: Creating Fantasy Cultures. With Mary Robinette Kowal, Gregory Wilson, Sandra Tayler, and Lucy Snyder.
Friday, August 18
- 10:00 – Worldbuilding 101. With Richard Lee Byers.
- 12:00 – Signing. With Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, and James Lowder.
- 1:00-5:00 – Worldbuilders Party. A gaming event organized by Worldbuilders, Patrick Rothfuss’s charitable organization. I’ll be running “Lords of Waterdeep” from 3:45-5:00.
Saturday, August 19
- 10:00 – Worldbuilding 101. With Monica Valentinelli, James Lowder, and Steven Long.
- 1:00 – Special Event: Superstars of RPG Fiction. With Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman, and James Lowder.
- 4:00 – Fantasy Fiction: Getting European Medieval Fantasy Right. With Josh Vogt and Eric Scott de Bie.
- 5:00 – Writer’s Craft: Setting as a Character. With Lucy Snyder and Gregory Wilson.
- 7:00 – Worldbuilding: More than Just Another Earth. With Maxwell Alexander Drake and Ilana C. Myer.
- 8:00-10:00 – Candlekeep Seminar