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Saturday, September 27 • 10:00 - 12:00
How to Build A Better Story

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Classic plot structure. Magical realism. First person vs. third person point of view. How do writers choose the best techniques for telling their stories? What makes editors sit up and take notice? Come listen to professionals compare their ideas about the best way to put together a strong, successful story.

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M.Christian

Calling M.Christian versatile is a tremendous understatement. Extensively published in science fiction, fantasy, horror, thrillers, non-fiction, and erotica. | | In addition to writing, he is a prolific anthologist, editing over 25 anthologies including the My Love For All That Is Bizarre: Sherlock Holmes Erotica; The Mammoth Book of Future Cops, and The Mammoth Book of Tales of the Road (with Maxim Jakubowksi), and more. | | M.Christian's... Read More →
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Lillian Csernica

The Renaissance Pleasure Faire
At age five, Lillian Csernica discovered the Little Golden Books fairy tales. From there she moved on to the works of Ray Bradbury, Harlan Ellison, Tanith Lee, and Terry Pratchett. Her very first short story sale, "Fallen Idol," appeared in After Hours and was later reprinted in The Year's Best Horror Stories XXI. Ms. Csernica has gone on to publish over thirty short stories in such markets as 100 Wicked Little Witch Stories, These Vampires Don't... Read More →
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Jay Hartlove

Horror Writers Association
Self-reinventor. Professional writer for 30 years. Master competition costumer for 20 years. Published novelist in last four years. The Isis Rising religious thriller series (The Chosen: 2011, Daughter Cell: 2013, Isis Rising: 2016), Mermaid Steel (fantasy romance: 2014), Snow White - The Mirror's Revenge (fantasy musical: 2015), Best in Show Worldcon Masquerade 2002.
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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 →


Saturday September 27, 2014 10:00 - 12:00
Harbor A

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