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Saturday, July 16 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Protagonists with PTSD (ET)

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How does an author make a character with PTSD more realistic and believable? What are some things could make them more believable/faithful to people who actually suffer from the disorder? And, what are some common misconceptions/clichés that you have seen in television or movies that you're just sick and tired of when it comes to PTSD, and should be avoided?

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Tedd Roberts

Dr. Tedd Roberts (aka Speaker to Lab Animals) claims he was born to wonderful parents, grew up in Texas, attended university then went on to grad school. He is a Professor at a medical school where his research focuses on the hippocampus and memory. While his history since he entered university was confirmed, there have been some suspicions about his origins before that. It has been suspected that Tedd was genetically created in a growth vat... Read More →

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Ron Garner

Ronald T. Garner is the CEO of Silence in the Library Publishing, a small press dedicated to speculative fiction, and a Major in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He has short fiction published in various anthologies, and in his spare time builds things of questionable utility. Ron lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter.
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Janine K. Spendlove

Janine K. Spendlove is a KC-130 pilot in the United States Marine Corps. In the writing world, she is an award winning author primarily known for her War of the Seasons fantasy series. She has several short stories published in various speculative fiction anthologies, to include tie-in work for Star Wars. Janine is also a member of Women in Aerospace (WIA), BroadUniverse (BU), Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of... Read More →


Saturday July 16, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Suite 215

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