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Friday, June 3 • 9:00pm - 9:55pm
Terrible Writing Advice

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In a fun twist on the traditional literary discussion panel, join some of ConCarolinas attending authors as they share what NOT to do with your writing! Everyone has been given advice that was either outright wrong or just simply didn't work for them. Here our authors will share some of the worst writing advice they've ever received, explain many of the worst things you can do as a writer, how to make your publishers and editors hate you, and will happily listen to any bad advice you've gotten as well.

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Kelly Lockhart

Baen Books
ConCarolinas co-founder Kelly Lockhart has been a regular presence on the convention scene since he was a teenager back in the mid-80s. Over the years, he has done a little bit of everything in fandom: running costume contests, art shows, consuites, computer gaming rooms, working with the media, helping out with parades, overseeing convention operations, co-chairing a WorldCon bid, serving on multiple con committees, and being a panelist and... Read More →

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David B. Coe

Literary Guest
David B. Coe is the award-winning author of nineteen novels and more than a dozen short stories. Under his own name (http://www.DavidBCoe.com) he writes the Case Files of Justis Fearsson, published by Baen Books. The first two books, SPELL BLIND and HIS FATHER’S EYES came out in 2015. The third volume, SHADOW’S BLADE, has recently been released. As D.B. Jackson (http://www.DBJackson-Author.com), he is the author of the Thieftaker... Read More →
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Tony Daniel

Editor, Baen Books
My favorite color is gray.
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Leigh Perry

Leigh Perry is delighted to be returning to North Carolina, where she grew up. Where was ConCarolinas when she needed it? At least she had long-gone SF club StarCore as comfort. Leigh writes the Family Skeleton mysteries, featuring an adjunct English professor and an ambulatory skeleton. Together they fight crime. Before she was Leigh, she was Toni L.P. Kelner, and as Toni is the author of the geeky “Where Are They Now?” mysteries and the... Read More →


Friday June 3, 2016 9:00pm - 9:55pm
Carolina C

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