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Friday, May 18 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Often the best conversations at a convention are the ones that carry over after a panel. Here we have provided a space for authors, editors, agents, and our partners to share their expertise in intimate meetings. These can either be a one-on-one about an area of expertise such as hypnotism, sailing, or contract law. Or it could be an offer to talk shop such as brainstorming sticky plot points, world-building dilemmas, or how to set up book tours.

Available topics this hour are:
  • Book Marketing
  • Indie Publishing
  • Self-Publishing
  • Story Structure
  • Publishing Non-Fiction
  • Board Games
  • Writing and selling SF/F poetry
  • Chinese science fiction
  • International Market
  • Adaptation
  • Brainstorming
  • Unlocking plot
  • Dialogue differentiation
  • Worldbuilding credibility
  • White Cane Training Exercises - we WILL be walking around
  • Disability inclusion
  • Editing non-fiction
  • Rights Reversion: Getting your book back
  • How to accurately portray characters with mental Illness
  • Organizing book readings/tour
  • Organizing in-person critique groups
  • Submitting fiction and novels
  • Agenting
  • WWI

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Sue Hollister Barr

Author, SFWA
My sci fi is adult, a touch raunchy/bohemian, and an eclectic mix of sentiment and dark humor. I need help getting my books sold. I can provide help with all aspects of wordsmithing from line-edits to story structure.
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Michael Capobianco

Advisor, SFWA
Michael Capobianco has published two solo science fiction novels, Purlieu (Placeholder Press) and Burster (Bantam). He is co-author, with William Barton, of the controversial hardcore sf books Iris (Doubleday, Bantam, reprinted by Avon Eos), Alpha Centauri (Avon), Fellow Traveler... Read More →
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Scott King

Scott King is an author, board game photographer, and all around geek!
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Mary Soon Lee

Mary Soon Lee was born and raised in London, but now lives in Pittsburgh. She writes both fiction and poetry, and has won the Rhysling Award and the Elgin Award. Her two latest books are from opposite ends of the poetry spectrum: "Elemental Haiku," containing haiku for each element... Read More →
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Kevin McLaughlin

Writer, Role of the Hero Publishing
Kevin McLaughlin is a USA Today bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy novels, with over thirty books published. He has been a speaker at DragonCon, the Nebula Conference, 20Books, WorldCon, Arisia, Boskone, and other events. He believes in giving back to the writing community... Read More →

Jen Udden

Agent, Barry Goldblatt Literary LLC
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Regina Kanyu Wang

International PR Manager, Storycom
Born in 1990, Regina Kanyu Wang is a writer from Shanghai and member of Shanghai Writers’ Association. She has been invited as a guest for Shanghai-Taipei Writing camp, Melon HK, Shanghai International Literary Week and Euro-Asia Economic Forum. She is a multi-winner of Xingyun... Read More →

Friday May 18, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Grand Ballroom