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Friday, May 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Shifting to Games

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Where can an indie or trad published author find paid work in the game world? What publishers are looking for authors for contract work, and how does an indie/trad author put their best foot forward when moving into this new space? In particular, what are the expectations of writing for games that were surprises to authors who have already made the leap?

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Phoebe Barton

Writer
Phoebe Barton is a queer trans science fiction writer of short stories and interactive fiction. Her fiction has appeared in venues such as Analog Science Fiction and Fact, On Spec, and Persistent Visions, and anthologies from Bundoran Press and Alliteration Ink. She lives with a robot... Read More →

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Kate Dollarhyde

Narrative Designer, Obsidian Entertainment, Inc.
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Darusha Wehm

Author
M. Darusha Wehm is an author, long-distance sailor, and cyborg. They are the author of the interactive fiction game The Martian Job, as well as the science fiction novels Beautiful Red, Children of Arkadia, The Voyage of the White Cloud, and the Andersson Dexter cyberpunk detective... Read More →
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Natalia Theodoridou

Author
Natalia Theodoridou is the winner of the 2018 World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction and a Finalist for the Nebula Award for Game Writing, an editor of sub-Q interactive fiction magazine, and a Clarion West graduate (class of 2018). Natalia's stories have appeared in Clarkesworld... Read More →
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Kate Heartfield

Author
Kate Heartfield is the author of the historical fantasy novels Armed in Her Fashion (ChiZine 2018) and The Humours of Grub Street (ChiZine 2020) and the time travel novellas Alice Payne Arrives (Tor.com Publishing 2018) and Alice Payne Ride (Tor.com Publishing 2019). She has also... Read More →


Friday May 17, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A/B Salon

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