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Literary [clear filter]
Saturday, November 17
 

10:00am

Workshop: Performing a Reading
You may write the best dialogue, descriptions, or sentences ever to see print, but the art of presenting your work orally presents a different set of challenges. Let's go over what they are, and how to overcome them.

Speakers
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Samuel Delany

With four Nebula Awards and two Hugo Awards behind him, Samuel R. Delany became a Grandmaster of Science Fiction in 2014. His novels include BABEL-17, THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION, NOVA, DHALGREN, STARS IN MY POCKET LIKE GRAINS OF SAND, the four-volume Return to Nevèrÿon, and his most... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Plaza III Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

11:00am

Workshop: Pantheon Building
Whether you are designing a new campaign setting for an RPG, or looking to create a world for your fantasy fiction, the creation of a pantheon will be an important part of the process. We'll discuss how the world shapes religion, and how religion shapes the people and culture. A useful guide to help writers organize their thoughts and to craft a believable set of gods and goddesses for their fantasy realms!

Speakers
JA

Julie Ann Dawson

Julie Ann Dawson is an author, editor, publisher, RPG designer, and advocate for writers who may occasionally require the services of someone with access to Force Lightning (and in case it was not obvious, a bit of a geek). In 2002 she started her own publishing company, Bards and... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Executive Suite 923 Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

10:00pm

Redesigning You: A Guided Meditation to Your Newly Minted Persona
A walkthrough for designing a stage character with their own background, history, circumstances, quirks and unique flair. Our questionnaire will lead participants through the process of identifying their interests, experiences, and knowledge in order to inform the process of re-defining themselves.

Speakers
avatar for Savan Gupta

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 →


Saturday November 17, 2018 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Plaza V Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002