Nebula Conference 2018 has ended
Back To Schedule
Friday, May 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
We're New Here: How to Navigate Being an "Emerging Author"

Log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
At some point, every published creator was a newcomer to their field. This panel will bring together both established creators and those in the early years of their careers to talk about the challenges they've faced in the publishing world and what they've learned about navigating through them.

avatar for Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee is the author of the Nebula-nominated fantasy novel Jade City, and the Andre Norton-nominated science fiction novels Exo and Zeroboxer. Her next novel, Cross Fire, the sequel to Exo, releases in May 2018. A former corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies, when she... Read More →

avatar for Vera Brook

Vera Brook

Vera Brook is a neuroscientist turned science fiction & fantasy writer, braving the indie publishing route. Her debut novel, Sand Runner, was published in June 2017, and Cage Runner, book 2 in the series, followed in February 2018. She's also working on several short stories, but... Read More →
avatar for Peng Shepherd

Peng Shepherd

Writer, HarperCollins
Peng was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she rode horses and trained in classical ballet, and has lived in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and New York. Her first novel, The Book of M, won the 2019 Neukom Institute for Literary Arts Award for... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Thorne

Rebecca Thorne

R.K. Thorne writes science fiction and fantasy with strong romantic subplots and an all too frequent theme of baked goods. She's a full-time indie who works from the hills of Pennsylvania with her two gray cats at her side.
avatar for Tracy Townsend

Tracy Townsend

Writer, English Instructor
Tracy Townsend is the author of The Nine, book one of the Thieves of Fate series (Pyr), a gaslamp fantasy debut set in a world where theology is a science, three sentient species live in an uneasy truce, and the fate of humanity rests on the shoulders of nine unsuspecting individuals... Read More →

Friday May 18, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Marquis C