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Saturday, November 11 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm
You Are Not The One
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Has the chosen savior / golden child motif been overused? What other approaches are there to starting your hero on their journey? Is it actually important to your story for their fate to be predestined, or could anyone have risen to the role?

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James L. Cambias

James Cambias was born and raised in New Orleans. He studied the History of Science at the University of Chicago. He worked briefly for two book publishers, but has been a full-time writer since 1991. His published work includes more than a dozen roleplaying supplements, and 16 short... Read More →
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Vikki Ciaffone

Vikki Ciaffone has been reading and writing since a freakishly young age. She is a freelance editor and writer, and has worked for Spencer Hill Press. She knows a little bit about an astonishing number of largely irrelevant things. In her spare time, she plays craps with the Fates... Read More →
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Anthony Dobranski

Anthony Dobranski is the author of The Demon in Business Class, a modern-day hybrid fantasy from WordFire Press. He studied English at Yale, and worked in Europe and Asia-Pacific for AOL. He loves to learn about different cultures and is fascinated by how they clash. He also has a... Read More →
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Ian Randal Strock

Fantastic Books
Ian Randal Strock is the editor and publisher of Fantastic Books (www.FantasticBooks.biz). As a writer, his fiction has appeared in Nature, Analog (from which he won two AnLab Awards), and several recent anthologies. His nonfiction has much wider distribution (including "Ranking the... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Plaza III