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

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Friday, July 10 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Long And Short Of It

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The Fantasy genre has typically produced epic length novels, while the SciFi genre has both long novels and shorts in magazines or anthologies. Why does SciFi lend itself to both lengths and Fantasy doesn’t? What are the attractions, pros, and cons of both lengths? As more people read in snatches of time on mobile devices, could the shorter length become more popular, why or why not?


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John Hartness

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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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John Hartness

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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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Debra Killeen

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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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Rebecca Ledford

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Rebecca Ledford is the Manager of Phase 5 Publishing, LLC, a small publisher of science fiction, fantasy, and horror based in Western North Carolina. After graduating UNCA with a BA in psychology, she worked at a photo/graphics store, the Mössbauer Effect Data Center as a publication... Read More →
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Steven S. Long

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Steven S. Long’s been involved in the gaming industry for twenty years, during which time he’s written, co-written, edited, or developed approximately 200 books and won numerous industry awards. Besides freelancing for lots of RPG companies, such as White Wolf Game Studios and... Read More →
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Thomas A. Mays

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Thomas A. Mays (Tom) is a 19-years-and-counting veteran of the US Navy, working as an officer in the surface fleet aboard destroyers and amphibious ships, as well as teaching and assisting with research into electromagnetic weapons and ballistic missile defense. He has two degrees... Read More →


Friday July 10, 2015 3:00pm - 3:50pm
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