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Sunday, September 28 • 14:00 - 16:00
Dice on the Page

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A number of authors have reworked material that began as a role-playing game into short stories, novels, and other forms. What craft issues does a writer have to grapple with when making this transition? How does a story that began as a game differ from one that was a solo project from the start? What ethical considerations does a writer owe to the people who participated in the original game?

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Marie Brennan

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Marie Brennan is a former anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for inspiration. She recently misapplied her professors' hard work to Turning Darkness Into Light, a sequel to the Hugo Award-nominated series The Memoirs of Lady Trent. As half of... Read More →

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Shael Hawman

Shael Hawman lives in the heart of Silicon Valley. Her three cats graciously share the house with her and her mother. In addition to banging sticks together to produce knitted goodies, she writes under the name Sheryl Hayes.  When she is not knitting or writing, she works full time... Read More →
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Lon Sarver

Lon Sarver is an editor with Fantastic Fiction Publishing, working mainly with their fantasy and science fiction stories. He has also been a localization editor for Aeria Games, having worked on their MMOs Scarlet Blade and Aura Kingdom, a relationship counselor, and professional... Read More →


Sunday September 28, 2014 14:00 - 16:00 PDT
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