Master Classes

Ready to go to the next level? Take a 4 or 8 hour master class with one of our New York Times bestselling authors or nationally known artists. The Master Class fee includes entry into the rest of the conference.


2 hour workshops in both art and writing will be held throughout the conference.

Teen classes

Classes geared for 12-18 year old writers and artists will develop and improve skills through creativity-stretching courses. Classes will include poetry, short story, story structure, sculpture, drawing and much more.

3 to 1 Editing Workshop

Do you need a jumpstart on editing your story or just a new set of eyes for a work in progress? Sign up for a free editing session. A published author will lead a group of three through editing 1-3 pages.

Special Events

Special events will be happening throughout the conference, and include award shows for our writing contest, book launches for authors, book launch parties and more.

Vendor Room and Art Show

Check out products from our pros and local creators in the vendor room and art show.

Master Class Instructors

Spend 4 or 8 hours with our professional creators learning to hone your skills. Master Class fees include general entry for the con.

David Farland

New York Times Bestselling Author

David Farland is an award-winning, bestselling author with over 50 novels in print. He is best known for his NYT bestselling series The Runelords

Dave will be teaching: The business of writing– 4-hours & How to Start a Writing Career- 8 hours

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Michael R. Collings

World Horror Grand Master

Michael R. Collings, WHC Grand Master, is an educator, literary scholar and critic, poet, novelist, essayist, columnist, reviewer, and editor whose work has explored science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

Michael will be teaching: Mastering Poetry- 4 hour class

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Heather Theurer

Fine Artist

Heather Theurer is a nationally known fine artist whose themes include religious symbolism, fantasy realism, equine and wildlife, and bold reworking of Disney characters.

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Rob Carlos

Artist and Game Art Director

Rob Carlos got his start illustrating for the Robert Jordan “Wheel of Time” card game in 1998, and has been working with book and game publishers ever since.

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Philo BarnHart

Professional Film Animator and Artist

Philo Barnhart, a professional film animator, is known for his work on feature-length films such as: The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast,The Secret of NIMH, and special effects for Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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Amy White

Cracking the Story Code Instructor

Amy is a children’s literature specialist. Experienced in the languages of story, Amy became an ardent student of the Katherine J. Farmer method of script and text analysis in 2010.

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Vladimir Chopine

Vladimir Chopine is the owner of Geekatplay Studio, which provides training to professional digital artists and photographers world over. He currently has over 3000 video and printed tutorials, as well as books and published magazine articles

Rebekah R. Ganiere

Bestselling Author and Screenwriter

Rebekah R. Ganiere is an Award Winning Bestselling Author and Screenwriter. She has won several awards. Her screenplay No More Goodbyes has been hailed to be the “Perfect family film."


FyreCon is an annual conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy for writing and art.

Mission Statement

FyreCon works to provide intensive classes for creators of science fiction and fantasy works. We believe this is best achieved by creating an environment where professional artists and authors can directly interact with attendees on a personal level. To achieve our goals, we partner with subject matter experts both within and without the creative community where technology fuels creativity and creativity fuels technological advances. FyreCon is for creators of all ages, and we believe it is never too late or too early to start creating.

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