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Saturday, November 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ditching the Formula
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An academic review of Campbell’s Monomyth, Dramatica’s Story-Quartets, and Dan Harmon’s Story-Circle. All these methods have their logic and uses..but they're a bit too formulaic for the writers at Steam-Funk Studios. We’ll go over OUR take on when these rules should be followed, when they should be broken, and how to break them with style!

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Savan Gupta

President & CEO, Steam-Funk Studios & Geeks Gone Wild
Professional Emcee, Author, Game Developer. Former Wizards of the Coast employee. Entering the realm of fandom from a prior background in Financial Operations and Business Management, he delights in bringing proven expertise to these geeky endeavors. Quite the fan himself, Mr. Gupta... Read More →

Robert C. Roman

Robert C Roman is an author of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Steam Punk, Space Opera, Superheroes, and Paranormal Romance. Robert has taken a long and winding path to get where he is today. Finally growing tired of life of adventure, Robert settled down with the Ur-Goth and began spawning... Read More →

F. M. Yates

If you've bought comics on South St. in Philadelphia in the past 30 (?) years, then you've probably bought them from Michael. As owner of Atomic City Comics, on South St. (The coolest street in Philadelphia), Michael has been the local Comic Book pusher for decades. Writer and performer... Read More →

Saturday November 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Plaza III