Thursday, May 16 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ignite Talks

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Get snapshot talks on a variety of subjects, geared toward jumpstarting your brain. Presenters get 20 slides, which automatically advance every 15 seconds. The results are fast and fun presentation each of which lasts just 5 minutes.


Topics include:
Daryl Gregory - Answer these 3 Questions to Make Your Plots Dramatic
Heather McDougal -Orreries
Stephen Granade - Five Minutes to Your First Interactive Story
Jeffe Kennedy - SFWA services

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Stephen Granade

Writer, Scientist
Stephen Granade is a scientist and writer. His interactive narratives include the award-winning "Will Not Let Me Go" and "Fragile Shells". He hosts NASA's "No Small Steps" series and organizes the Dragon Con science track.
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Daryl Gregory

Daryl Gregory is an award-winning writer of genre-mixing novels, stories, and comics. His novels include Spoonbenders (upcoming from Knopf), Harrison Squared, Afterparty, Pandemonium, Raising Stony Mayhall, The Devil’s Alphabet, and the World Fantasy Award- winning short novel We... Read More →
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Jeffe Kennedy

Jeffe Kennedy is an award-winning, best-selling author who writes fantasy with romantic elements and contemporary romance. She serves on the Board of Directors for SFWA as a Director at Large. Her most recent works include the high fantasy trilogy from Rebel Base books, The Chronicles... Read More →
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Heather McDougal

Head Designer, The Magic Pavilion Tent Company
I have a lot of in-depth knowledge about crafts: glassblowing, ceramics, moldmaking, casting (glass and metal), architectural design, weaving, felting, dying, costuming, sewing, patternmaking, and lots of other things, as well as the history of these arts. I own a tent company (still... Read More →

Thursday May 16, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
C/D Salon

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