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Friday, July 14 • 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Pulp Fiction (AP)

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Pulp is  sometimes seen as some of the first true SF - with fast paced stories of action, adventure, and intrigue; from hard boiled dicks and dangerous dames to bold aviators and unspeakable horrors.  Our panelists discuss the history of Pulp and its influence on SF/F.

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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 →

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Roger Carden

Literary Guest
Roger and Janet Carden are the husband and wife team behind Crimson Streets (2016-present), an online magazine dedicated to fiction in the style of the pulp magazines of yesteryear. They focus on fast paced stories of action, adventure, and intrigue; from hard boiled dicks and dangerous dames, to bold aviators and unspeakable horrors. Before starting Crimson Streets, both Roger and Janet worked with a team which published The Familiar (1988-1998), a professional print magazine dedicated to role-playing and adventure games. Roger is a co-founder of the Game Publishers Association, as well as an early supporter and member of CAR-PGa, the Committee for the Advancement or Role-Playing Games). Both enjoy playing... Read More →
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Janet Carden

Literary Guest
Roger and Janet Carden are the husband and wife team behind Crimson Streets (2016-present), an online magazine dedicated to fiction in the style of the pulp magazines of yesteryear. They focus on fast paced stories of action, adventure, and intrigue; from hard boiled dicks and dangerous dames, to bold aviators and unspeakable horrors. Before starting Crimson Streets, both Roger and Janet worked with a team which published The Familiar (1988-1998), a professional print magazine dedicated to role-playing and adventure games. Roger is a co-founder of the Game Publishers Association, as well as an early supporter and member of CAR-PGa, the Committee for the Advancement or Role-Playing Games). Both enjoy playing... Read More →
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Nicole Givens Kurtz

Literary Guest
Speculative pulp author, Nicole Givens Kurtz, writes science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Her most popular work, futuristic pulp series, Cybil Lewis blends whodunit mysteries within futuristic, post-apocalyptic world-building. Her novels have been named as finalists in the Fresh Voices in Science Fiction, EPPIE in Science Fiction, and Dream Realm Awards in science fiction... Read More →
avatar for Steven S. Long

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 →
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Richard C. White

Literary Guest
Richard C. White is a science fiction/fantasy author, but he has also been known to do dark fantasy, new pulp, historical adventure, fantasy noir, and even non-fiction. His latest release was Harbinger of Darkness and earlier this year he released a dark fantasy short story collection, For a Few Gold Pieces More. Other recent releases were Terra Incognito, a collection of articles on world building, and... Read More →


Friday July 14, 2017 7:00pm - 7:50pm
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