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Sunday, September 28 • 12:00 - 14:00
Social Worldbuilding

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Let's talk about designing societies and their behaviors and institutions, and the kinds of real interactions those will lead to between characters. While we're doing it, let's try to look beyond traditional European-based models and get really diverse and interesting.

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Juliette Wade

Juliette Wade has appeared in Fantasy and Science Fiction, Clarkesworld and several times in Analog magazine. Her nonfiction has appeared in Analog and in Lightspeed's special issue, Women Destroy Science Fiction. She uses her expertise in linguistics, anthropology and Japanese language and culture to enhance her writing and worldbuilding. She lives the Bay Area of Northern California with her husband and two children, who support and inspire... Read More →

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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 →
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Steven Mix

Falkor Publishing
Steven Mix has worked with the autism community for a non profit organization and he was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. | After suffering a traumatic brain injury in the military, he became obsessed with zombies and horror and now works to bring his darkness into the world in a fun and constructive way. Steven's first book, Goodbye from the Edge of Never, was released November 2013 by Falkor Publishing.


Sunday September 28, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
Oak

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