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Friday, July 14 • 6:00pm - 6:50pm
On Writing Short Stories (ET)

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Short stories are often a great way to begin writing.  Our panelists talk about how they got their start, what interests them in writing short stories and where new authors can look to publish their work.

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Gray Rinehart

Literary Guest
Gray Rinehart is the only person to have commanded an Air Force tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, had music on "The Dr. Demento Show," and been nominated for a literary award. Gray is a Contributing Editor (the "Slushmaster General") for Baen Books, and his fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction... Read More →

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Steven S. Long

Literary Guest
Steven S. Long is a writer and game designer who's worked primarily in the tabletop roleplaying game field for the past twenty years. During that time he's written or co-written approximately 200 RPG books. He's best known for his work with Champions and the HERO System, but has worked for many other RPG companies. In recent years he's branched out into writing fiction as well, contributing Fantasy short stories to numerous anthologies. He frequently claims that he's revising his novel, but this may be an elaborate scam of some sort. His first major work of non-fiction, a book about the Norse god Odin for Osprey Publishing, was released in May 2015. Since then he's primarily focused on several long-term projects, including a novel, variou7s short stories, his Worldbuilding Guidebook, and Mythic Hero, an extensive book about world mythology for authors and gamers. His Master Plan for World Domination has reached Stage 71-Upsilon. You can find out more about Steve and what he's up to... Read More →
avatar for Gray Rinehart

Gray Rinehart

Literary Guest
Gray Rinehart is the only person to have commanded an Air Force tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, had music on "The Dr. Demento Show," and been nominated for a literary award. Gray is a Contributing Editor (the "Slushmaster General") for Baen Books, and his fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction... Read More →
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Edmund R. Schubert

Literary Guest
Edmund R. Schubert is the author of the novel, Dreaming Creek, and over 50 short stories. Some of his early stories are collected in The Trouble with Eating Clouds; newer ones can be found in This Giant Leap. Schubert also contributed to and edited the non-fiction book, How to Wr... Read More →
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Stephen J. Simmons

Science Guest
Stephen J. Simmons was raised by a feral pack of English teachers in a tiny hamlet in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York, and went to high school in Albany.  He spent twenty-one years in the Navy, both as a nuclear operator on five fast-attack submarines and as an instructor in both of the Navy's nuclear power training... Read More →


Friday July 14, 2017 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Victorian B

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