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Sunday, April 18 • 16:00 - 16:50
Author Pro-Class: Considerations for Rising and Professional-tier Creatives

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So you've sold some short stories or published your debut novel. Now what? How do you get to speak at your local sci-fi convention? What happens if you get nominated for an award? What is "marketing" exactly, how does it work for writers, and how do you go about turning your writing hobby into a business? Our panel of pros will explore these questions and more.

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JT Greathouse

J.T. Greathouse’s short fiction has appeared, often as Jeremy A. TeGrotenhuis, in BCS, Deep Magic, IGMS, and elsewhere. Upon graduating with a degree in history and philosophy from Whitworth University, he taught ESL in Taiwan before returning to Spokane, WA. After working as a... Read More →

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Mur Lafferty

Mur Lafferty is a Hugo-award winning podcaster, a Hugo and Nebula award nominated writer, and co-editor of the first science fiction podcast, Escape Pod. She streams gaming and live podcasts on Twitch.
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Neil Clarke

Editor, Clarkesworld Magazine
Neil Clarke (neil-clarke.com) is the editor of the Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning Clarkesworld Magazine and several anthologies, including the Best Science Fiction of the Year series. He has been a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Editor (Short Form) eight times, won the... Read More →
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Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris. She has won three Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, a British Fantasy Award and four British Science Fiction Association Awards. She was a double Hugo finalist for 2019 (Best Series and Best Novella). Her most recent book is Fireheart Tiger... Read More →


Sunday April 18, 2021 16:00 - 16:50 UTC
  Writing, Panel |   Prose, Panel