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Sunday, November 12 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Art of the Novella
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A novella is a story between 17,000 words and 40,000 words (as defined by the Hugo Awards, at least). Does this format require a different approach than a novel or a short story? What particular challenges does it pose?

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Danielle Ackley-McPhail

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Award-winning author Danielle Ackley-McPhail has worked both sides of the publishing industry for longer than she cares to admit. In 2014 she joined forces with husband Mike McPhail and friend Greg Schauer to form her own publishing house, eSpec Books (www.especbooks.com). Her published... Read More →
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Ken Altabef

An active SFWA member, Ken's short fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Interzone, Daily Science Fiction, Intergalactic Medicine Show, BuzzyMag, Abyss & Apex, Perihelion and others. His latest YA fantasy, GIANT SLAYERS, was released last year. His first... Read More →
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Gregory Frost

GREGORY FROST is the award-winning author of eight novels (including SHADOWBRIDGE, LORD TOPHET, FITCHER'S BRIDES) and sixty-plus short works of the fantastic, including dark thrillers, historical fantasy and science fiction. Most recently he collaborated with Hugo-Award winning author... Read More →
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Jon McGoran

Jon McGoran is the author of Spliced, a near-future YA science fiction thriller from Holiday House Books that Kirkus calls, “Timely, thrilling, and more than a little scary.” He is currently working on books 2 and 3 in the series. He is also the author of the acclaimed ecological... Read More →
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Aaron Rosenberg

Aaron Rosenberg is an award-winning, #1 bestselling novelist, children's book author, and game designer. His novels include the best-selling DuckBob SF comedy series, the Dread Remora space-opera series, and, with David Niall Wilson, the O.C.L.T. occult thriller series. His tie-in... Read More →


Sunday November 12, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Plaza III