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Saturday, November 11 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Publishing, Public Domain, Copyright, and the Creative Commons
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What's fair use, and what's fair to use? Learn what the law allows and also what rights authors voluntarily offer to the public through special licenses.

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Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Panelist
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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Don Maitz

Artist Guest of Honor
Over a thirty year career, Don Maitz has produced imaginative paintings that have amazed a worldwide audience. The iconic pirate character he created for Captain Morgan Spiced Rum is his most widely recognized work. Most Maitz paintings present a story to viewers, who respond to... Read More →
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Zan Rosin

Short version: Because it's me. Longer Version: Since 1994, I have volunteered for and sat on the boards and committees of various Non-Profit Organizations including American Jewish Congress (AJC), Philadelphia Film Festival, Philadelphia Science Fiction Society (PSFS), Philcon, Greater... Read More →
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Jay Smith

Jay Smith is an award-winning audio dramatist, author, and podcast producer. He is the creator and writer of the online zombie horror series HG World, pulp adventure serial Hidden Harbor Mysteries, and the upcoming weird western series The Road to Renascence. His books include the... Read More →
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Jim Stratton

Jim Stratton is a chameleon. By day, he is a mild-mannered government lawyer, and lives with his wife and children in southern Delaware. But he's been an avid fan of speculative fiction all his life, and began writing genre fiction 20+ years ago. In recent years he's been forging... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plaza III