Michael Mammay

Saturday, November 12 only!

Booth C-10

Michael Mammay is a science fiction writer and a retired army officer. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and is a veteran of Desert Storm, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. His debut novel, Planetside came out in July, 2018, and was selected as a Library Journal best book of 2018, with the two sequels, Spaceside and Colonyside, following in successive years.The Misfit Soldier released in February of 2022 and The Weight of Command comes out in July in audio format only. Michael lives with his wife in Georgia.

Author website: http://www.michaelmammay.com/

Author Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelmammay


Saturday at 11:00 am in Grand Gallery Overlook C-D

How to give and receive feedback on a novel

One of the hardest things to learn when it comes to writing is how to handle feedback. Often aspiring writers see-saw from not accepting any feedback to accepting too much. In this session, author Michael Mammay will discuss how to find the right balance, both in giving and receiving critique on writing.

Saturday at 4:00 pm in Grand Gallery Overlook C-D

Military SF: What’s Real And What’s Not

A writer with military experience, Michael would tie this into his own military service and military history background to discuss what is possible in military-themed sci-fi, what could be on the horizon, and what is pure fantasy.