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Thursday, May 16 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Realistic Military In Fiction

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From space opera to dystopia to epic fantasy, the military plays a significant role in science-fiction and fantasy. How does one incorporate realistic military into your writing? You think you know what it's like, but the media dramatizes military life to a great extent. In this panel, we'll look at what realistic military life is actually like, and when to deviate for dramatic effect.

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Joe Zieja

Author, Voice Actor, Renaissance Man Studio LLC
Joe Zieja is a veteran of the USAF, a voice actor, and an author. His current series, the EPIC FAILURE series, combines military space opera with comedy, a la Catch 22 in space. His voice has been heard in thousands of commercials, games, anime, and cartoons, including as Fox McCloud... Read More →

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Richard Fox

writer
Richard Fox is the winner of the 2017 Dragon Award for Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy novel, author of The Ember War Saga, a military science fiction and space opera series, and other novels in the military history, thriller and space opera genres.
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Joe Haldeman

writer, MIT
Joe Haldeman is an American science fiction author and combat veteran of Vietnam. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including, The Hemingway Hoax (1991) and Forever Peace (1997), have won major science fiction awards including... Read More →
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Jonathan Brazee

Writer
Jonathan is a retired Marine infantry colonel and now a full-time writer living in North Las Vegas with his wife Kiwi and twin infant girls, Danika and Darika. He has been a Nebula and Dragon Award finalist and is the chairman of SFWA's professional education committee.


Thursday May 16, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
C/D Salon

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