My Arisia 2013 Schedule

I’ll be attending Arisia this weekend, January 16-21. Here’s my schedule; yes, I am doing that late-night panel on Friday. But only because it’s Dr. Who.

Friday, 11:30 PM, Revere
“Doctor Who: Companions Through the Ages”
Our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Who doesn’t overlook the importance of his companions. From schoolgirl Susan to sword-swinging Amy, they have run the gamut. Who are your favorites and why? What makes a “good” companion and who were you glad to see go?
Victoria Janssen [mod], Gordon Linzner, James Zavaglia, Jennifer Pelland, Santiago Rivas

Saturday, 4:00 PM, Hale
Authors Victoria Janssen, Daniel José Older, and Sonya Taaffe read selections from their works.

Sunday, 1:00 PM, Otis
“YA You Want to Read”

Come discuss the best YA SF/F that came out in 2012 and what to anticipate in 2013.
Victoria Janssen [mod], Adam Lipkin, Vikki Ciaffone, Aurora Celeste

Sunday, 8:30 PM, Revere
“Doctor Who: The Dissertation of the Daleks”

We continue our celebration of all things Who with a look at the Daleks, one of the Doctor’s oldest and most persistent adversaries. Why are they so popular? When will they return? And how can they be stopped now that they don’t need to climb stairs?
Adam Lipkin [mod], Samantha Dings, Victoria Janssen, Forest Handford, Michael Lee

(Please note that if I’m still listed in the program book for any items on Monday the 21st, those listings are in error; I will not be present on that day.)

Published by Victoria Janssen

Victoria Janssen’s writing showcases her voracious lifelong love of books. She reads over 120 new books each year, especially historical romance, fantasy, and space opera, and incorporates these genres into her erotic fiction. Her first erotic novel, The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover (Harlequin Spice, December 2008), was translated into French and German. Her second Spice novel, The Moonlight Mistress (December 2009), was translated into Italian and nominated for a RT Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award. Her third novel is The Duke & The Pirate Queen (December 2010). She has also published erotic short stories as Elspeth Potter. When not writing, Victoria conducts research in libraries and graveyards, lectures about writing and selling erotica, and speaks at literary conventions on topics such as paranormal romance, urban fantasy, erotic science fiction/fantasy, and the empowerment of women through unconventional means. Her daily writing blog features professional writing and marketing tips, genre discussion, book reviews, and author interviews. She also guest blogs for Heroes & Heartbreakers and The Criminal Element. She lives in Philadelphia.