Swancon Panels – This Weekend

If you’re planning to head down to Swancon at the Pan Pacific Hotel this weekend and would like to come and say ‘Hi’, I’ll be on the following panels:


Do I need a Website?

When: Friday, 12:00 – 13:00

Where: North Ballroom (Large Panel Room)

Who: Amanda Bridgeman, Satima Flavell, Alecia Hancock, Jon Hayward, Rebecca Laffar-Smith

“What should go on your website, and why you need one, for artists, writers, and other content creators.”


Being an Author in Perth

When: Friday, 16:00 – 17:00

Where: North Ballroom (Large Panel Room)

Who: Amanda Bridgeman, Stephen Dedman, Shona Husk, Dave Luckett

“When you’re an author in Perth, trying to reach the outside world is a major challenge, with decidedly mixed results, and lots of frustrations. We each have had greatly differing experiences, but have all faced the same challenges, with differing results.”


Not Writing in a Bubble

When: Saturday, 12:00 – 13:00

Where: South Ballroom (Large Panel Room)

Who: PRK , Claire Boston, Amanda Bridgeman, Jane Espenson (Guest of Honour)

“How interacting with fans, and the great flow of information of the modern age shapes your works.”

About Amanda Bridgeman

Amanda is an author and screenwriter. She is Tin Duck Award winner, an Aurealis and Ditmar Awards finalist and author of several science fiction novels, including THE SUBJUGATE which has been optioned for TV. She is also a two-time pitch finalist for Universal (AU) and AACTA.