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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?


Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan is an anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for material. She is currently misapplying her professors' hard work to the Victorian adventure series The Memoirs of Lady Trent; the first book of that series, A Natural History of Dragons, was nominated for a World Fantasy Award. She is also the author of the doppelanger duology of Warrior and Witch, the urban fantasy Lies and Prophecy, the Onyx Court... Read More →


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 at a private utility, plots what costume she’s knitting for the next convention she’s attending, plays World of Darkness, or reads.  She can be found on... Read More →

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 tarot reader. Lon became involved in fandom and modern Paganism in the late 1980s, and has proudly embraced weirdness since. Well, since before that, really, but... Read More →

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