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Saturday, July 16 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
The Daily Lives of Fans (AP)

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Are you weird, geeky, or a total nerd, and proud of it? Do you express your fannishness in daily life, or do you tone it down for your day job? Come participate in a discussion and share how you show your fannish colors.

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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 →

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Renee Hill

Figures Sold Separately
Ingredients: Water, 35 litres. Carbon, 20kg. Milk, 4 litres. Flour, 1.5kg. Chocolate, 800g. Salt, 250 g. Coffee and/or Tea, 100g. Puns, 80g. Video Games, 7.5g. Sprinkles, 5g. Covers of 90s hits performed in animal noises", 3g. Plus trace amounts of fifteen other elements. Renee “Slam Dunk” Hill, spends her retirement making puns, baking things, and having the best hair you’ve ever seen. She’s... Read More →
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Margaret S. McGraw

Literary Guest
Margaret S. McGraw is co-editor, with Misty Massey and Emily Leverett, of two anthologies of short stories about the wildest West that never was: Weird Wild West (eSpec Books, 2015) and the upcoming Lawless Lands: Tales from the Weird Frontier (Falstaff Books, 2017). Margaret writes fantasy and science fiction; blogs about prompt-writing, con reviews, and book reviews at WritersSpark.com; and edits fiction, academic... Read More →
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Gary Mitchel

Staff Writer/Podcaster, RevolutionSF
Gary Mitchel is a writer, reviewer, geek blogger, gamer, sf/fantasy fan, comics reader, podcaster and International Man of Mystery (who’s too dangerous for the entire country of Canada) currently living near Atlanta.  | He is co-host, with Deanna Toxopeus, of the Parsec Award nominated RevolutionSF RevCast, the site's weekly geek culture discussion; a part of the ESO Podcast network. He is also host and producer of the RevNews podcast... Read More →
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Chris Shrewsbury

Chris Shrewsbury has been attending conventions and cosplaying for almost 30 years.  Growing up in WV, he's attended, volunteered at, and been staff at literally dozens of cons along the east coast. While studying Speech Pathology and Deaf Education at Liberty Univ., he became a nationally certified sign language interpreter and has worked with many notable entertainers, educators, and government officials.  He also served a tour in... Read More →
avatar for Janine K. Spendlove

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 11:30am - 12:20pm
Provincial A-B

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