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FanX 2016 Schedule :: WRITING




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1:00 pm

Pantsing or Plotting: Discovery Writing and Outlining :: 255F
Shannen Camp, Julie Frost, Jennifer Jenkins, David J. West, Dan Willis, Angela Corbett
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Why Webcomics Matter :: 255E
Aneeka Richins, Howard Tayler, Jim Zub
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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3:00 pm

Building the Scene: Step-by-Step Instructions for Fantastic Fiction :: 150G
Sean Hoade
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Funny Books Can Actually Be Funny :: 255E
Howard Tayler, Jim Zub
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Making Your Film Festival Worthy :: 255F
Jonathan Martin
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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The Whedon Effect: Perfectly Imperfect Protagonists Then and Now :: 250A
Bree Despain, Betsy Schow, Jonathan Decker, Christopher Husberg, William Pace, Brian Wiser
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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4:00 pm

Adventures in Filmmaking: A Survival Guide for Directors :: 150G
Dallin Cerva, Kohl Glass
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Adventures in Podcasting :: 250A
Holly Frey, Kerry Jackson, Dan Wells, Bryan Young
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Publishing Myths Unraveled :: 255E
Quincy Allen, Frank Cole, Claudia Gray, Lisa Mangum, Heather Rubert, Erica Schultz, Michelle Witte
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Putting the Movie in Your Head on Paper -- Writing Cinematically for Your Novel :: 255E
Adam Sidwell
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Directing a Fan Film: The Art & Craft to Creating a Tribute :: 150G
Danny James, John Lyde, Tye Nelson, Jacob Schwarz, Jared Seaich, David Skousen
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Writing Fantasy: An Inside Look at the Art & Craft of Creating the Fantastic :: 250A
Larry Correia, David Farland, J.R. Johansson, Matthew J. Kirby, Christopher Paolini, Jessica Day George
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Star Wars Film School :: 250A
Pablo Hidalgo, Tom Spina, Bryan Young
Thursday March 24, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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10:00 am

Getting Noticed: Self-Promotion for Writers & Artists :: 255E
Chris Bodily, Brian C. Hailes, Jonathan Kroupa, Mike Lovins, Dawn McTeigue, JP Roth, Jared Quan
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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I've Written a Book, How Do I Get It Published? :: 250A
Dave Butler, Richard Paul Evans, Heather Rubert, David J. West, E.B. Wheeler, Michelle Witte, Adam Sidwell
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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We’ll Always Judge a Book by its Cover :: 255B
Mikey Brooks, Richard Lance Russell, Nathan Shumate, Dan Willis, Renee Collins, Richard Newman
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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11:00 am

Between Heroines and Mary Sues: A Guide to Creating Believable Female Characters :: 150G
Sara B. Larson, Rebecca Moesta, Aneeka Richins, Josi Russell, Michelle Witte, Renee Collins, Laura Hickman
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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12:00 pm

Character, Setting, Plot: Making Your Writing Do More :: 151A
Kevin J. Anderson, Frank Cole, Peggy Eddleman, Claudia Gray, Mikki Kells, J. Scott Savage, James R. Tuck
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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History, Myth, and Archaeology: Enriching Your Fantasy Stories with Research from the Real World :: 150G
Nathan Croft, Valerie J.O. Gardner, Megan Hutchins, Jennifer Jenkins, Matthew J. Kirby, Jessica Walsh, Johnny Worthen
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:00 pm

Four-Part Pacing: A Guide to Better Storytelling :: 255E
J. Scott Savage
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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5:00 pm

The Modern Fairy Tale :: 255F
Valerie J.O. Gardner, Dawn McTeigue, JP Roth, Benjamin Tilton, Wendy Toliver, RaShelle Workman
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Things I Wish I'd Known Starting as a Writer :: 150G
Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Writing and Pitching Comic Stories with Jim Zub :: 255C
Jim Zub
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Fanfic - Where Authors Sharpen Their Craft :: 255C
Claudia Gray, Anne Jamison
Friday March 25, 2016 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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10:00 am

Writing Heroes, Antiheros, and Villains :: 255F
Matthew J. Kirby, Sara B. Larson, Kevin L. Nielsen, Craig Nybo, Wendy Toliver, Julie Wright, Angela Corbett
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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11:00 am

Writing a Great Opening, Engaging Middle, and Perfect Ending :: 255C
Kevin J. Anderson, Larry Correia, Peggy Eddleman, David Farland, Megan Hutchins, Erica Schultz, Eric James Stone
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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2:00 pm

Beyond Creation: Diversity in Writing :: 150G
Sara B. Larson, Briana Lawrence, Valynne E. Maetani, Ilima Todd, Robison Wells, Jared Quan
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Self Publish: From Paper to Published :: 255E
Alicia Burstein, Daniel Presedo
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Successful Collaboration in Comics and Film :: 255F
Brian C. Hailes, Paul Gibbs, Kohl Glass, Richard Newman, Doug Wagner
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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Writing Action :: 255E
Larry Correia, Steve Diamond, Mikki Kells, Christopher Paolini, James R. Tuck, Adrienne Monson
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Plot Devices and Twists: The Art of the Page Turner :: 255E
Quincy Allen, Jason King, Craig Nybo, J. Scott Savage, Eric James Stone, Ilima Todd
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Writing Excuses - The Panel :: 250A
Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler, Dan Wells
Saturday March 26, 2016 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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