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Saturday, September 27 • 12:00 - 14:00
Getting It Right: Strategies for non-scientists writing hard science fiction.

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At the pace science is evolving, how do you stay current on recent discoveries? How do you differentiate between real science and all the pseudoscience in the media and online? How do you find a story in a scientific idea?


Helen Stringer

Helen Stringer, grew up in Liverpool, England, and currently lives in Redwood City in northern California. While in Liverpool, she was active in the music scene where she edited local music paper MerseySound while researching the life of the Countess of Sefton through her late 19th century diaries for an exhibition on behalf of Merseyside County Museums. | After moving to the United States, she studied film and was a Directing Fellow at the... Read More →


Kyle Aisteach

Kyle Aisteach is a short storyist who lives in Fresno, where he also teaches writing. www.aisteach.com or @kyleaistaech
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Heidi L Stauffer

Earth scientist/geologist
Heidi has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy since she learned how read, which was almost before she could walk. She spent her childhood in Malaysia and the United States, raised in an international and multicultural family of scientists, artists, and educators. She's only been active in fandom since about 2005, although she attended her very first science fiction convention (a Star Trek convention) in 1992. She reads voraciously... Read More →

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Saturday September 27, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
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