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==Guest of Honor==
 
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[[File:Jody_Lynn_Nye 2016.1c.jpg|thumb|175px|left|<div align="center">Jody Lynn Nye</div>]]
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'''Mary Robinette Kowal''' bio goes here.
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==Artist Guest of Honor==
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[[File:Howard_Tayler_2016c.jpg|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Howard Tayler</div>]]
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==Master of Ceremonies==
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'''Toni Weisskopf''' bio goes here.
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In addition to our Guests of Honor and Master of Ceremonies, we are working on a great lineup of other guests that keeps expanding. The list is updated as guests are confirmed.
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==Jody Lynn Nye==
 
[[File:Jody_Lynn_Nye 2016.1c.jpg|thumb|175px|left|<div align="center">Jody Lynn Nye</div>]]
 
[[File:Jody_Lynn_Nye 2016.1c.jpg|thumb|175px|left|<div align="center">Jody Lynn Nye</div>]]
 
'''Jody Lynn Nye''' was born in Chicago. Before breaking away to write full time, she worked as a file clerk, bookkeeper at a small publishing house, freelance journalist and photographer, accounting assistant, and costume maker. For four years, she was on the technical operations staff of a Chicago TV station, serving the last year as Technical Operations Manager. During her time at WFBN, she was part of the engineering team that built the station, acted as Technical Director during live sports broadcasts, and worked to produce in-house spots and public service announcements.
 
'''Jody Lynn Nye''' was born in Chicago. Before breaking away to write full time, she worked as a file clerk, bookkeeper at a small publishing house, freelance journalist and photographer, accounting assistant, and costume maker. For four years, she was on the technical operations staff of a Chicago TV station, serving the last year as Technical Operations Manager. During her time at WFBN, she was part of the engineering team that built the station, acted as Technical Director during live sports broadcasts, and worked to produce in-house spots and public service announcements.
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==Howard Tayler==
 
[[File:Howard_Tayler_2016c.jpg|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Howard Tayler</div>]]
 
[[File:Howard_Tayler_2016c.jpg|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Howard Tayler</div>]]
 
'''Howard Tayler''' is the writer and illustrator behind ''Schlock Mercenary'', the Hugo-nominated science fiction comic strip. His artwork is featured in ''XDM X-Treme Dungeon Mastery'', a role-playing supplement by Tracy and Curtis Hickman, as well as in the board game ''Schlock Mercenary: Capital Offensive'' by Kevin Nunn, published by Living World Games.
 
'''Howard Tayler''' is the writer and illustrator behind ''Schlock Mercenary'', the Hugo-nominated science fiction comic strip. His artwork is featured in ''XDM X-Treme Dungeon Mastery'', a role-playing supplement by Tracy and Curtis Hickman, as well as in the board game ''Schlock Mercenary: Capital Offensive'' by Kevin Nunn, published by Living World Games.
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==Bill Fawcett==
 
[[File:Bill_Fawcett_2016c.jpg|thumb|175px|left|<div align="center">Bill Fawcett</div>]]
 
[[File:Bill_Fawcett_2016c.jpg|thumb|175px|left|<div align="center">Bill Fawcett</div>]]
 
'''Bill Fawcett''' has taught, been a game designer, author, and college dean. His entire life has been spent in creative fields and managing other creative individuals. He's one of the founders of Mayfair Games, a board and role playing gaming company. As an author Bill has written or co-authored over a dozen books and dozens of articles and short stories. As a book packager, his company Bill Fawcett & Associates has worked with over 400 titles for virtually every major publisher including a number of best selling SF, mystery, and action novels. He founded, and later sold, what is now the largest hobby shop in Northern Illinois.
 
'''Bill Fawcett''' has taught, been a game designer, author, and college dean. His entire life has been spent in creative fields and managing other creative individuals. He's one of the founders of Mayfair Games, a board and role playing gaming company. As an author Bill has written or co-authored over a dozen books and dozens of articles and short stories. As a book packager, his company Bill Fawcett & Associates has worked with over 400 titles for virtually every major publisher including a number of best selling SF, mystery, and action novels. He founded, and later sold, what is now the largest hobby shop in Northern Illinois.
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==Stephanie Osborn==
 
[[File:Photo_Coming.png|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Stephanie Osborn</div>]]
 
[[File:Photo_Coming.png|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Stephanie Osborn</div>]]
 
'''Stephanie Osborn''', the Interstellar Woman of Mystery, is a veteran of more than 20 years in the civilian space program, with graduate and undergraduate degrees in four sciences: astronomy, physics, chemistry and mathematics. She is also "fluent" in several more, including geology and anatomy. She's authored, co-authored, or contributed to almost 30 books, including the celebrated science-fiction mystery, ''Burnout: The mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281''. She is the co-author of the ''Cresperian Saga'' book series, and currently writes the critically acclaimed ''Displaced Detective'' series, described as "Sherlock Holmes meets The X-Files," and the exciting ''Sherlock Holmes: Gentleman Aegis'' series. In addition to her writing, the Interstellar Woman of Mystery now happily "pays it forward," teaching math and science through numerous media including radio, podcasting, and public speaking, as well as working with SIGMA, the science-fiction think tank.
 
'''Stephanie Osborn''', the Interstellar Woman of Mystery, is a veteran of more than 20 years in the civilian space program, with graduate and undergraduate degrees in four sciences: astronomy, physics, chemistry and mathematics. She is also "fluent" in several more, including geology and anatomy. She's authored, co-authored, or contributed to almost 30 books, including the celebrated science-fiction mystery, ''Burnout: The mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281''. She is the co-author of the ''Cresperian Saga'' book series, and currently writes the critically acclaimed ''Displaced Detective'' series, described as "Sherlock Holmes meets The X-Files," and the exciting ''Sherlock Holmes: Gentleman Aegis'' series. In addition to her writing, the Interstellar Woman of Mystery now happily "pays it forward," teaching math and science through numerous media including radio, podcasting, and public speaking, as well as working with SIGMA, the science-fiction think tank.
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===Julie Cochrane===
 
===Julie Cochrane===
 
Bio not currently available. In the meanwhile, you can check out [https://www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/jcochrane www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/jcochrane] and [http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Julie-Cochrane authors.simonandschuster.com/Julie-Cochrane].
 
Bio not currently available. In the meanwhile, you can check out [https://www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/jcochrane www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/jcochrane] and [http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Julie-Cochrane authors.simonandschuster.com/Julie-Cochrane].
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===David Drake===
 
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===Taylor S. Hoch===
 
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[[File:Taylor_S._Hoch.jpg|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Taylor S. Hoch<br />Photo from Twitter page</div>]]
 
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===Les Johnson===
 
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===Darrell Osborn===
 
===Darrell Osborn===
 
Bio not currently available. In the meanwhile, you can check out [http://www.afterdinnermagic.com www.afterdinnermagic.com].
 
Bio not currently available. In the meanwhile, you can check out [http://www.afterdinnermagic.com www.afterdinnermagic.com].
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===Travis S. Taylor===
 
===Travis S. Taylor===
 
Bio not currently available. In the meanwhile, you can check out [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travis_S._Taylor en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travis_S._Taylor], [http://www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/tstaylor www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/tstaylor], and [http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Dr-Travis-S-Taylor authors.simonandschuster.com/Dr-Travis-S-Taylor].
 
Bio not currently available. In the meanwhile, you can check out [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travis_S._Taylor en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Travis_S._Taylor], [http://www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/tstaylor www.baen.com/bookdata/catalog/author/name/tstaylor], and [http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Dr-Travis-S-Taylor authors.simonandschuster.com/Dr-Travis-S-Taylor].
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===Toni Weisskopf===
 
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[[File:Toni_Weisskopff_2016c.jpg|thumb|175px|right|<div align="center">Toni Weisskopff</div>]]
 
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===Les Johnson===
 
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Revision as of 14:19, 22 February 2017

Con†Stellation XXXV: Horologium (The Clock)

13–15 October 2017——Huntsville, Alabama

GoH: Mary Robinette Kowal      Artist GoH: David O. Miller      MC: Toni Weisskopf

The final Con†Stellation is over 🙁
We will be transforming this into a history site
Please bear with us as that transition will take some time

Contents

Guest of Honor

Mary Robinette Kowal bio goes here.

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Artist Guest of Honor

David O. Miller bio goes here.

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Master of Ceremonies

Toni Weisskopf bio goes here.

^Go To Top of Page^

Also Expected to Attend

In addition to our Guests of Honor and Master of Ceremonies, we are working on a great lineup of other guests that keeps expanding. The list is updated as guests are confirmed.


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