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Friday, October 28 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Pantsing vs Plotting

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How to structure a story, or not. What are the differences between plotting or pantsing—also known as ‘discovery writing’? Are there pros to one over the other? Can you do both?

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Thea Hutcheson

Lois Tilton of Locus Magazine said Thea Hutcheson's work "is sensual, fertile, with seed quickening on every page. Well done..." As Thea Hutcheson, her work has appeared in such places as Hot Blood XI, Fatal Attractions, where her story, "Not a Meat Puppet, a Magic Puppet," garnered an Honorable Mention in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: 17th Annual Collection; Baen's Universe Issue 4, Vol. 1, also reprinted in The Best of Jim Baen's... Read More →

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Amalie Howard

Amalie Howard is the award-winning author of YA novels acclaimed by Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, VOYA, and Booklist, including Waterfell, The Almost Girl, and Alpha Goddess, a Spring 2014 Kid’s INDIE NEXT title. Bloodspell was a #1 Amazon bestseller and Bloodcraft was a national IPPY silver medalist. She is co-author of the adult historical romance series, The Lords of Essex. As an author of color and proud supporter of diversity in... Read More →
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Stant Litore

Stant Litore is the author of the series The Zombie Bible, which retells history (and the Bible) as a series of encounters with the restless dead, as well as The Ansible Stories, in which twenty-fifth century Islamic explorers become trapped in alien bodies on alien worlds. Litore has been featured in “The Year’s Best New Sci-Fi” at NPR (March 2014), as an Author Success Story on the Amazon.com homepage (November 2013), and in... Read More →
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W.J. Cherf

W.J. Cherf, author of the time traveling series The Manuscripts of the Richards' Trust, writes historical science fiction for people who are looking for a wild ride, enjoy lively description, and an involved plot. Cherf wants them to walk away exhausted from the adventure, with the intellectual satisfaction of having learned something new.
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Warren Hammond

Warren Hammond is known for his gritty, futuristic KOP series, of which the third book, KOP Killer, won the 2012 Colorado Book Award for best mystery. Warren's latest novel, Tides of Maritinia, released in December 2014. His first book independent of the KOP series, Tides is a spy novel set in a science fictional world. His stories have appeared in the Nightmares Unhinged and Crossing Colfax anthologies.


Friday October 28, 2016 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Mesa Verde C Ground Floor