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Sunday, April 18 • 02:00 - 02:50
Surviving Your Debut

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A new novelist's first publication is an exciting time... and also terrifically frightening. There are so many things to do, and so many opportunities to get it wrong! And the stakes are high... you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Four experienced novelists share their "first time" experiences and offer advice to make your novel debut as pleasant and productive as possible.

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David D. Levine

David D. Levine is the author of Norton Award winning novel Arabella of Mars (Tor 2016), sequels Arabella and the Battle of Venus (Tor 2017) and Arabella the Traitor of Mars (Tor 2018), and over fifty science fiction and fantasy stories. His story “Tk’Tk’Tk” won the Hugo... Read More →

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Tiffany Meuret

Tiffany's debut speculative fiction novel, A Flood of Posies, was released in 2021 by Black Spot Books. Her second novel, Little Bird, releases in June 2022, also with Black Spot. She has multiple publications of short fiction and poetry that can be found on her website www.TiffanyMeuret.com... Read More →
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Valerie Valdes

Valerie Valdes’s short fiction and poetry have been featured in Uncanny Magazine, Time Travel Short Stories and Nightmare Magazine. Her debut novel Chilling Effect was shortlisted for the 2021 Arthur C. Clarke Award and was named one of Library Journal’s best SF/fantasy novels... Read More →
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PJ Manney

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PJ Manney is the author of the P.K. Dick Award-nominated (R)EVOLUTION, book 1 in a trilogy with (ID)ENTITY, and the upcoming (CON)SCIENCE, out April 27, 2021. She also writes non-fiction and consults about emerging technology, future humans, empathy-building through storytelling... Read More →

Sunday April 18, 2021 02:00 - 02:50 UTC
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