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Thursday, May 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
How to fail gracefully

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It's not a question of IF you will make a mistake, but one of when. More important is the question of how you will handle the mistake. Mistakes are oppotunities to learn, while failure is a refusal to learn. Learn practical techniques for defusing your own desire to become defensive and, hopefully, learn to fail gracefully enough that it becomes a simple mistake.

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Carrie DiRisio

Carrie Ann DiRisio runs multiple popular social media accounts including @BroodingYAHero, and has worked for Serial Box Publishing. She is the author of the upcoming YA Parody novel BROODING YA HERO'S GUIDE TO ACHIEVING MAIN CHARACTER STATUS.Her speaking engagements include talks... Read More →
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Vanessa Rose Phin

Associate Editor, Strange Horizons
Ness is a developmental editor, learning designer, writer, sensitivity reader, and calligrapher--sometimes all at once. Ve is a Midwestern transplant to Baltimore, where ve somehow earned a history degree writing about crossdressing sailors and genderqueer deities.
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Michael R. Underwood

Michael R. Underwood is an author, podcaster, and publishing professional. Mike's books include space opera Annihilation Aria, the Ree Reyes Geekomancy books, the Stabby Award-finalist Genrenauts series, and Born to the Blade (written with Malka Older, Cassandra Khaw, and Marie Brennan... Read More →

Thursday May 17, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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