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Welcome to the VCON 39 Programming Schedule.

Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

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Friday, October 3 • 14:00 - 15:00
Writing for the YA Market

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Writers of young adult fiction talk about some of the considerations when it comes to writing fantasy and science fiction stories for younger readers. What are the differences between novels written for adults and young adults? What do you need to consider when dealing with voice, characters, violence, sex, diversity and young adult topics? What is the market looking for?

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Aviva Bel'Harold

Dyslexic author Aviva Bel'Harold has written several YA books, 3 self published, 1 hybrid and the latest fully published through Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy. She does several signing a month as well as speaking in schools and other events.

Susan Forest

Prix Aurora nominee; stories in Asimov's, Analog, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Tesseracts, Blood and Water, OnSpec, AE SF Review, Urban Green Man. Editor for Edge Press.
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Julie McGalliard

Julie McGalliard is a writer and occasional cartoonist. Her first novel, Waking Up Naked in Strange Places, was released in 2015.
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Lisa Voisin

A Canadian-born author, Lisa Voisin spent her childhood daydreaming and making up stories, but it was her love of reading and writing in her teens that drew her to Young Adult fiction. She is also a technical writer, a meditation teacher, and leads a local writing group for teens. More about Lisa can be found on her web site: http://www.lisavoisin.com.

Friday October 3, 2014 14:00 - 15:00
05. Green Timber 2 Second Floor, Right Side

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