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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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Sunday, October 5 • 14:00 - 15:00
World Building: Writing Across Time and Cuture

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How do you get to Harry Dresden's Chicago? To Middle Earth? To Westeros? They all seem so real. Why is that so? Writers must ask themselves key questions before starting to write and what they can do to bring realism into their writing.

Panelists will discuss techniques of World Building to help you build a sense of reality into your own fiction.

Moderators
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Bruce Heard

Fearless Leader, Calidar Publishing
Bruce Heard (born in in Nice, France) is a game designer, and an author of several products for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game from TSR. At least, this is what Wikipedia says about me! | | I grew up in France (mostly), England, Morocco, Washington DC, and Texas. I speak mostly French and English, with a little Spanish, Portuguese, and German. Returning to Nice for my education, I graduated from the lycĂ©e hotelier in... Read More →

Guests
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Brenda Carre

independent author
Brenda Carre writes fiction in many genres. Her first professional sale was to the Magazine of F&Sf in 2010. Brenda's most recent publication EMBRACE OF THE PLANETS appears in the September/October 2014 issue of F&Sf. Upcoming stories: SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY (Fiction River PAST CRIME Anthology edited by Kristine Kathryn Rusch) due out in November 2014. ST JEAN AND THE DRAGON ( Fiction River ALCHEMY AND STEAM anthology edited by Kerrie L Hughes... Read More →
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Lynda Williams

Publisher, Reality Skimming Press
Lynda Williams is the author of the Okal Rel ten-novel saga and the owner of Reality Skimming Press. Lynda works within the realms of optimistic sci-fi and new era publishing for her own works and the press. The press is releasing reboots of the saga and original anthologies. Lynda also works in the post-secondary industry with Simon Fraser University and BCIT.


Sunday October 5, 2014 14:00 - 15:00
05. Green Timber 2 Second Floor, Right Side

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