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Sunday, July 17 • 12:30pm - 1:20pm
World Building without the Info Dump (ET)

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You're creating a whole new world or universe in your SF/F. How do you add that to your story and still keep the story moving? The SF/F world is the foundation of your characters' worldview, their attitudes, how they thinks and feel. This panel will talk about the mechanics of how to turn what has happened before the story begins into the fabric of the narrative itself.

Moderators
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Stuart Jaffe

Stuart Jaffe is the author of The Max Porter Paranormal-Mysteries, The Malja Chronicles post-apocalyptic fantasy series, The Bluesman pulp series, and much more including the stand alone novels FOUNDERS and REAL MAGIC. His short stories have been collected in 10 BITS OF MY BRAIN and 10 MORE BITS OF MY BRAIN. Numerous other short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies. Stuart lives in rural North Carolina, and for those who keep... Read More →

Guests
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A.J. Hartley

Special Literary Guest
A.J. Hartley is the international and NY Times bestselling author of a dozen novels including the mystery/thrillers THE MASK OF ATREUS, ON THE FIFTH DAY, WHAT TIME DEVOURS and TEARS OF THE JAGUAR and the young adult fantasy adventures ACT OF WILL and WILL POWER. The first of his Darwen Arkwright children’s fantasy trilogy (DARWEN ARKWRIGHT AND THE PEREGRINE PACT) came out from Penguin/Razorbill in 2011 and won SIBA’s best YA novel... Read More →
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Tamsin L. Silver

Originally from Michigan, Tamsin L. Silver is a New York City based author who writes YA Urban Fantasy. She currently has two series out: the Windfire Saga and the Sabrina Grayson Novels. She is also the creator/writer/director for the Web Series, Skye of the Damned, produced by VampireFreaks.com and Small Town Pictures. In 2016, she hopes to add to that list with a new werewolf novel, MOON OVER... Read More →
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Darcy Wold

Darcy Wold was raised in the realm of science fiction conventions, and has never, to her knowledge, been mistaken for normal (a fact of which she is rather proud). She paints and draws vibrant abstracts and fantasy 'scapes, and has a growing smattering of clinical knowledge and copyright law from her day job as a technical writer for data standards. Darcy is also a regular panelist on Allen Wold's Writer's Workshop, where... Read More →


Sunday July 17, 2016 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Provincial A-B

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