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Friday, July 14 • 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Romance in Genre Fiction (ET)

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From Laurell K Hamiliton's Anita Blake's active romantic life to the relationships that bedevil Jim Butcher's Harry Dresden, how do you add romance to genre writing? Do you follow the typical "romance" plot lines? Or do you follow the more typical genre plot? How do you know when you are writing a "romance" novel that takes place in a science fiction/fantasy setting vs a "science fiction" novel with romantic elements?

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Alexandra Christian

Literary Guest
Alexandra Christian is an author of paranormal romance with a speculative slant. Her love of Stephen King and sweet tea has flavored her fiction with a Southern Gothic sensibility that reeks of Spanish moss and deep fried eccentricity. As one-half of the writing team at Little Red... Read More →

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Melissa McArthur

Literary Guest, Falstaff Books
Melissa McArthur is the founder and president of Clicking Keys Writer Services, a full-service editing, cover design, and layout company based in the upstate of South Carolina. She also serves as an Acquiring Editor for Falstaff Books, and is an accomplished editor and proofreader.Her... Read More →
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Linda Robertson

Literary Guest
Linda Robertson is an internationally published author. She won first place in the OSU/Mansfield Florence B. Allen writing competition (2006). Since then, she's earned a cum laude Associate of the Art’s Degree in English and published several novels and short stories. In addition... Read More →


Friday July 14, 2017 10:00pm - 10:50pm EDT
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