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Sunday, October 18 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Exploring the World and Worldbuilding

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Traveling is by no means necessary to be a powerful fantasy writer, but seeing the world certainly can't hurt to inspire creativity. How can travel be an item in the writer's toolbox? How should a writer approach travel as a source of inspiration without being appropriative? What are the best parts about connecting exploring the world to writing

Moderators
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Regine L. Sawyer

Owner/Writer, Women in Comics Collective International/ Blerd Galaxy
Regine L. Sawyer is the Coordinator and Founder of Women in Comics Collective International as well as the owner, writer, and creator at Lockett Down Productions, a small press publishing house. She is also a 3 time Glyph Award judge, a 2019 Glyph Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient... Read More →

Guests
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Chinelo Onwualu

Chinelo Onwualu is a Nigerian writer and editor living in Toronto. She's the non-fiction editor of Anathema, a speculative magazine for queer people of colour, and co-founder of Omenana, a magazine of African Speculative Fiction. She's also former chief spokesperson for the African... Read More →
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Ryan Van Loan

Ryan Van Loan is an up and coming Science Fiction and Fantasy author. Ryan served six years as a Sergeant in the United States Army Infantry (PA National Guard) where he served on the front lines of Afghanistan. Ryan has traveled around the world with his wife, wandering Caribbean... Read More →
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P. Djeli Clark

P. Djéli Clark is the author of the fantasy novellas The Black God’s Drums and The Haunting of Tram Car 015. His writing has appeared in numerous Best of the Year anthologies and his short story “The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Negro Teeth of Washington” earned him both... Read More →
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Nicole Glover

Attendee
Nicole Glover is a lover of obscure trivia, fun facts, and miscellaneous knowledge. Her psychology degree prepared her both for a writing career and work as a UX Researcher. She is forever disappointed that NASA doesn't think psychology is a hard science. Her debut novel, The Con... Read More →


Sunday October 18, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
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