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Roy, Cynthia Booth booked at Marscon
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Local writers Roy and Cynthia Booth have been named as literary guests for the 2011 Marscon science fiction and fantasy convention to be held March 4-6 at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis International Airport Hotel & Suites in Bloomington.

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The convention will feature celebrities from film and television, a masquerade, various musical acts, a dealers room, gaming, a film festival, an art show and various related panels, including writing/literary panel for which that the Booths have been recruited. The panels range from "Alternative Sherlock Holmes" to "Ask a Writer" to "How Well Does Fantasy Translate Into Television and Film?"

Roy Booth will also moderate the panel "Scriptwriting 101" lending his experience as a 53-time published playwright and six-time optioned screenwriter, along with an upcoming film project for which he is the screenwriter -- "Atlanta Nights: The Hoax, the Book, the Movie!" Joining him on the panel will be New York film producer Rachael Saltzman.

This year's literary guest of honor at the convention is four-time Hugo Award winner Lois McMaster Bujold.

The Booths own and operate Roy's Comics and Games of Downtown Bemidji. Roy Booth is a graduate of Bemidji State University's English and theater departments.

Online:

marscon.org/2011/index.php

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