Bill Fawcett

Bill Fawcett

     Author / Publisher

Bill has been a professor, teacher, corporate executive, and college dean. He is one of the founders of Mayfair Games. Recently Bill produced and designed several computer games and as Bill Fawcett & Associates packaged over 250 novels and anthologies iuncluding the Guide to Pern. Bill began writing with the juvenile Swordquest series inthe4 mid 80s. The Fleet science fiction series he and David Drake edited has become a classic of military science fiction. He has collaborated on several mystery novels as "Quinn Fawcett", including the Authorized Mycroft Holmes and Madame Vernet mysteries. Recent works include Making Contact: a UFO contact handbook, and a series of books about great mistakes in history: It Seemed Like a good Idea, You Did What? and How to Lose a Battle.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Bill Fawcett

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and learn about this year's planned festivities!

Fri 08:00PM So You Want To Write Game Stuff?

Bill Fawcett moderates this broad panel on writing for all facets of the game industry:  "So You Want To Write Game Stuff?"


Sat 12:00PM GURPS - Gaming in the Ring of Fire

Steve Jackson moderates this panel on GURPS - the Generic Universal Role Playing System - and how it is used in gaming in Eric Flint's "Ring of Fire" universe.


Sat 08:00PM The Art and Craft of Writing Humor

Bill Fawcett moderates this panel on the tricks of the trade in adding humor to your science fiction or fantasy story or novel.



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