Thursday, May 16 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Why So Serious? A look at humor in grim fiction

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It's human nature to tell jokes, yet why is so much fiction unrelentingly grim? Let's examine how humor can be used to best effect to support serious, dark fiction. We'll show a variety of examples from popular fiction, then run through several test cases with audience assistance to help lighten the mood.

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Jenn Lyons

I'm a fantasy author and artist. My first book, The Ruin of Kings, is expected in Winter 2019, by Tor Books. I have 20+ years of experience as an illustrator and graphic artist, and am also a veteran of the video game industry. I have an embarrassing number of hobbies.

Thursday May 16, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beverly Hills - 2nd floor

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