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  • Hilton Garden Inn 5265 International Boulevard North Charleston, SC, 29418 United States (map)

The All Types of Media Arts Convention (ATOMACON) is a multi-genre, family friendly, Sci-Fi and Fantasy convention celebrating our 5th year. This year's charity is the Sea Turtle Care Center at the SC Aquarium.

Guests of honor

Guest of honor: Jason Fry, author of the Jupiter's Pirates Series, The Last Jedi novelization, and over 30 Star Wars books!
Special author guest: Gail Z Martin
Artist Guest of honor: John Hairston, Jr

JD's AtomaCon schedule

Friday, November 31, 7:00pm, Main
Authors Playing Dungeons & Dragons
Featuring John Hartness as DM and author/players Paul Barrett, Alexandra Christian, JD Jordan, Larry Martin, and Misty Massey

Friday, November 31, 9:00pm, Magnolia
Using a Variety of Media Sources to Influence Your Story
Using stories from movies, comics, manga, and video games as inspiration and education for different takes on story, and different strategies for constructing and presenting both a story and characters.

Saturday, December 1, 5:30pm, Magnolia
Sentenced to Death
No matter how much we writers love our characters, sometimes one of them has to die. But how? Should you use poison, a blade, fire? What’s the surest method? How long will it take for him to die? Let’s talk about the nitty-gritty of killing off characters.

Saturday, December 1, 8:00pm, Carolina
All Things Star Wars
A friendly discussion of your favorites from the films, TV shows, comic, books and games.

Saturday, December 1, 10:00pm, Magnolia
Things That Go Boom
Writing kick-ass action scenes

Saturday, December 2, 1:00pm, Conservatory
Sci-fi Streaming
A discussion of your favorite Sci-fi and Fantasy shows on Hulu, Amazon and Netflix.

Later Event: January 11