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Friday, July 14 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Costuming Makes The Character (ET)

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What do fantasy characters wear and how does that affect the story? Think of Conan the Barbarian or someone from Dune. Very different characters with a very different appearance. Julian May deliberately gave her characters elaborate costumes so she could see them in subsequent masquerades. Certainly the characters in George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones have a definitive fashion sense. How can writers describe clothing to overcome a reader’s bias about how people should look? How can clothes be used as sign posts to help readers conceptualize a strange world?

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Cheralyn Lambeth

Media Arts Guest
Cheralyn Lambeth is a professional costume, prop, and puppet builder whose work includes feature films (The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Patriot, Evan Almighty, Leatherheads, The Hunger Games), TV programs (Dinosaurs, Homeland, Outcast), and theater/interactive properties (Sesame Street... Read More →

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Larry N. Martin

Literary Guest
Larry N. Martin is the co-author of the new Steampunk series Iron and Blood: The Jake Desmet Adventures and a series of short stories and novellas: The Storm & Fury Adventures set in the Jake Desmet universe. These short stories also appear in the anthologies Clockwork Universe... Read More →

Friday July 14, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
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