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Sunday, October 18 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Short SFF: Finding the Goldilocks Zone

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Writing a short story is a delicate art, but even more so in SFF where you often have to do so much with so little. How can writers utilize this form of storytelling to maximum effect? What craft tools should a writer consider when trying to create a great SFF short?

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Eliana González Ugarte

Attendee, Constelación Magazine
Short story and screenplay writer. Born in Asunción, Paraguay. Has won around a dozen short story awards in her home country, as well as one for a short screenplay. Is currently working on a LitRPG series and on starting a bilingual, speculative fiction magazine called Constelación... Read More →

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Sam Miller

Sam J. Miller is the last in a long line of butchers, and the Nebula-Award-winning author of The Art of Starving (an NPR best of the year) and Blackfish City (a “Must Read” in Entertainment Weekly and O: The Oprah Winfrey Magazine). He lives in New York City, and at samjmille... Read More →
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LH Moore

LH Moore's speculative fiction and poetry have been published in all three Dark Dreams anthologies of Black horror writers; Bram Stoker Award Finalist anthology Sycorax's Daughters; Black Magic Women; the collaborative Chiral Mad 4 and upcoming Chiral Mad 5 and SLAY anthologies; Fireside... Read More →
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Vida Cruz

Vida Cruz's fiction can be found or is forthcoming on Strange Horizons, Podcastle, Expanded Horizons, Lontar: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction, and various anthologies. She has been longlisted for the British Science Fiction Association Award. A Clarion graduate... Read More →
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Tiffany Davis

Tiffany Davis is the author of four self-published novels--including the popular Bastille Chronicles (available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble)--under her imprint, Paradigm/SHIFT Books. She started her publishing career writing book reviews for AALBC.com and QBR: The Black Book Review. A graduate of Georgetown University, Tiffany is a technical writer and editor by trade and a pr... Read More →

Sunday October 18, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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