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Sunday, April 18 • 00:00 - 00:50
Short Stories Are Not Baby Novels

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Due to their length, short stories are often seen as the "first step" towards writing longer works, that one can "graduate" from writing short to long fiction. Editors and writers of the form will discuss the traits unique to short fiction and what you can do with them that can't be done with novels: from structures, to story types, to common slips, to writing approaches.

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Jaymee Goh

Editor, Tachyon Publications
Jaymee Goh is a writer, reviewer, editor, and essayist of science fiction and fantasy. Her work has been published in a number of science fiction and fantasy magazines and anthologies. She wrote the blog Silver Goggles, an exploration of postcolonial theory through steampunk, and... Read More →

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Erin Roberts

Erin Roberts is a writer of speculative fiction across formats: her fiction has appeared in publications including Asimov's, Clarkesworld, Podcastle, and The Dark, and has been selected for three Year's Best anthologies; her interactive fiction has been published or is forthcoming... Read More →
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Todd Sanders

Director, Air and Nothingness Press
I have run my own press - Air and Nothingness Press - since 1997. I’ve published five books of the translated poetry of Robert Desnos, three of my own books of poetry and am now publishing the writing of Jamie Lackey and UK fantasy authors Steph Swainston and Jonathan L. Howard.I... Read More →
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José Pablo Iriarte

José Pablo Iriarte is a Cuban-American writer and teacher who lives in Central Florida. José’s fiction can be found in magazines such as Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Fireside Fiction, and others, and has been featured in best-of lists compiled by Tangent Online, Featured Futures... Read More →
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S.B. Divya

Author, Editor
S.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She is the Hugo and Nebula nominated author of Runtime and co-editor of Escape Pod, with Mur Lafferty. Her short stories have been published at various magazines including Analog, Uncanny, and tor.com. Her collection... Read More →

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