Readings: Lancelot Schaubert,Bjorn Hasseler, Lori Perkins
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James Chambers (M), Amy Grech, Gordon Linzner, Jay Smith
How does an author reasonably assess how far to go when depicting violence, gore, assault and more? Is there such a thing as “too far” and if so, what is the criteria?
Marc Vun Kannon (M), Kathy Sullivan, Vikki Ciaffone, Christopher Burke
What writing skills did you find easily or best developed in a fanfiction context? What sort of fanfiction writer are you, and did that play into the development of those skills?
Sarena Strauss (M), Jenifer Rosenberg, Christopher Burke, Lancelot Schaubert, Sarena Strauss (M)
Come share the weirdest and wildest words you’ve discovered this year with fellow language enthusiasts! From funky new terms in science fiction to fascinating words from other cultures, we’re going to explore it all. Our presenters will keep the conversation going with their own wacky word finds, and you’re invited to bring your own to add to the mix. This session is perfect for anyone who loves language and wants to connect with other language nerds. So come hang out, learn some new words, and let’s have a good time together!
Elektra Hammond (M), Sharon Lee, Keith De Candido, Ann Stolinsky, Aaron Rosenberg
Writers are told they need to cut out all the boring parts. But boring to whom? Those who like every last detail of a ship or weapons? Those who want only action? What about quiet bits of worldbuilding – should they stay or go?
Jenifer Rosenberg(M), David Mattingly, Randee Dawn, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Emily Munro
Are you a creative looking to expand your audience and grow your career? Do you want to improve your branding and learn effective marketing strategies? Panelists will discuss topics such as social media, email marketing, advertising, and public relations. Join us for this session to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge on how to successfully market your creative works.
Sarena Strauss (M), Gordon Linzner, Randee Dawn, Dina Leacock
She’s the girl on Netflix that everyone is talking about her. Wednesday is crushing the #1 spot. What do people like? It is her? The place? The twisting plots? Are you in the anti-Wednesday crowd? You’ll have your chance to talk too.