DragonCon August 29 - September 2, 2019 Peachtree Center Atlanta

Aleron’s Booth Location Floor 2 Exhibit - Mart 2826, Building 2 of AmericasMart Atlanta

located at 235 Williams Street, Atlanta GA 30303


Title: The Business of Doing Business
Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: Inman - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: This panel focuses on the basics of business, professionalism, & best practices of doing legitimate business as a creator.
Panelists: Claire M. Eddy, Terrence Rosemore, Tony Cade(M), Aaron-Michael Hall, Jesse J Holland, Aleron Kong

Title: The Heroes of High Fantasy
Time: Fri 01:00 pm Location: Regency VI-VII - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Authors of High Fantasy meet & tell us their tales of adventure & derring-do!
Panelists: Brandon Sanderson, Jim Butcher, Marie Brennan, Aleron Kong, Jennifer Liang(M)

Title: Writing for Games & Steam Panel
Time: Sat 02:30 pm Location: Inman - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Panel discussions on the topics of STEM, Steam, app development, & games as they relate to both education & entertainment.
Panelists: Aleron Kong, Nasheed Gifted(M), Shareef Jackson, Jon Talley

Title: Creators Panel: How to Manage It All? Work, Business, Family, etc
Time: Sat 07:00 pm Location: Inman - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: How can you manage work, business, family...and your career?
Panelists: Aaron-Michael Hall, Jennie Breeden, Aleron Kong, Christine Taylor Butler(M), Glenn Parris, Violette L. Meier

Title: Sanderson's Laws of Magic
Time: Sat 10:00 pm Location: L401-L403 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: 'The author's ability to resolve conflicts in a satisfying way with magic is directly proportional to how the reader understands said magic.' How do these rules play out in storytelling & building great characters in High Fantasy stories?
Panelists: Jennifer St. Giles, Dakota Krout, L.H. Nicole, Joshua Palmatier, Billy Todd(M), Aleron Kong

Title: Writing in the TransMedia Age
Time: Mon 11:30 am Location: Inman - Hyatt (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: Lively discussions focusing on the convergence of animation, art, books, comics, games, Steam, & VR into the transmedia age.
Panelists: M. Jayson Graham, Aleron Kong, Dedren Snead, John Robinson, M. Haynes, Jeff Carroll, Braxton Cosby

Title: The Magical Realm: Fantasy Worldbuilding
Time: Mon 01:00 pm Location: A707 - Marriott (Length: 1 Hour)
Description: How should faeries act? Where does magic power come from? How do you create a believable world with unbelievable elements? Some of our favorite fantasy authors are here to answer your burning questions about creating fantastical worlds like those in The Cruel Prince or Throne of Glass!
Panelists: Aleron Kong, Cinda Williams Chima, Kelly Lynn Colby, F T Lukens, K.A. Linde, Natalie Simpson(M), L.H. Nicole

LitRPG Gala, Sunday, September 1st, 12-2 pm, Sidebar Atlanta


Friday 4/26/2019

2:30 PM What’s New in Science

Technology and science trends from the last year and those anticipated for the coming year.

Azalea Room

4:00 PM An Hour with Aleron Kong & Jenn Lyons

Come hang out for An Hour with Aleron Kong & Jenn Lyons and see what they have to say!

Dogwood Room

Saturday 4/27/2019

10:00 AM Comedy in Fantasy

A discussion about the need for comedy in fantasy and examples of who did it well.

Maplewood A Room

11:30 AM Notable Authors of Color in Science Fiction

Exploring the contribution of diverse authors in SF.

Azalea Room

1:00 PM Would That Really Kill You?

A discussion about the accuracy of wounds received in fantasy battles.

BookFest Gwinnett June 15, 2019 Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center

CONJuration November 15-18, 2018 Hilton Atlanta Airport

CONjuration Schedule for Aleron Kong

Title: Diversity in Fantasy
Time: Fri 9:00 PM Location: The Sorcerer’s Study-Harding


Title: LitRPG - What it is and Why you should be reading it!
Time: Sat 8:00 pm Location:TBD

DreamHack November 16-18, 2018 Georgia WOrld Congress Center

DreamHack Schedule for Aleron Kong


Title: What if Rick and Morty were the gods of Game of Thrones... Discover LitRPG!
Time: Sat 4:00 pm Location:TBD

Meet & Greet, Book Signing
Time: SUN 2:30 pm Location:TBD