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July 10-12, 2015
Radisson Hotel, High Point, NC 
www.con-gregate.com 

Additional scheduling information (reg hours, gaming information, dealer room, authors alley, consuite and area food map) can be found HERE.
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Saturday, July 11 • 7:00pm - 7:50pm
The Location Next Door

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Have you ever used a favorite place in a story? Would it be easier to write a real setting? Or harder? How would you research it? How true to the place do you have to be? Could there be problems with describing the real setting too literally or taking too many liberties with it or its culture or people? What local or regional settings have you used or would you like to use in future speculative fiction?        

 


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Paula Jordan

Literary Guest
Paula S. Jordan is the author of three ANALOG stories, including “Vooorh,” a novelette, (Jul/Aug 2014.) That story and her previous ANALOG entry, “Two Look At Two” (April 2011,) are adaptations from two present-day alien-contact novels in progress. Her first professional publication... Read More →

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John Hartness

Literary Guest
John G. Hartness is a teller of tales, a righter of wrong, defender of ladies’ virtues, and some people call him Maurice, for he speaks of the pompatus of love. He is also the author of THE BLACK KNIGHT CHRONICLES from Bell Bridge Books, a comedic urban fantasy series that answers... Read More →
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Paula Jordan

Literary Guest
Paula S. Jordan is the author of three ANALOG stories, including “Vooorh,” a novelette, (Jul/Aug 2014.) That story and her previous ANALOG entry, “Two Look At Two” (April 2011,) are adaptations from two present-day alien-contact novels in progress. Her first professional publication... Read More →
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Debra Killeen

Literary Guest
Debra Killeen is the author of the award-winning fantasy series, “The Myrridian Cycle.” The first volume of her new series, “Unholy War” is forthcoming from Double Dragon Publishing. | | Debra resides in the Asheville area of North Carolina, where she shares a home with... Read More →
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Misty Massey

Literary Guest
Misty Massey is the author of MAD KESTREL, a rollicking adventure of magic on the high seas (Tor), KESTREL'S VOYAGES, a collection of short stories featuring those rambunctious pirates (Amazon) and the upcoming KESTREL'S DANCE (Lore Seekers Press).  She is a co-editor of THE WEIRD... Read More →
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Karen McCullough

Literary Guest
Karen McCullough’s wide-ranging imagination makes her incapable of sticking to one genre for her storytelling. As a result, she’s the author of more than a dozen published novels and novellas, which span the mystery, fantasy, paranormal, and romantic suspense genres. A former... Read More →
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Michael G. Williams

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Writer, gamer, athlete, LGBTQ activist & advocate, podcaster, hoopy frood.


Saturday July 11, 2015 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Provincial A-B

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