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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

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... Read More →

Speakers
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R.S. Belcher

Writing
R.S. (Rod) Belcher is an award-winning newspaper and magazine editor and journalist, as well as an author of short and long fiction in a number of genres. Rod has been a private investigator, a DJ, a comic book store owner and has degrees in criminal law, psychology and justice and... Read More →
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Tony Daniel

Senior Editor, Baen Books
Tony Daniel is senior editor at Baen Books. He is the author of 11 fantasy and science fiction novels, the latest of which is young adult fantasy, The Amber Arrow. His science fiction books include Guardian of Night and two Star Trek novels. He’s an award-winning short story writer... Read More →
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David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson

Author, Writing
As D.B. Jackson (http://www.DBJackson-Author.com), he is the author of the time travel/epic fantasy series, The Islevale Cycle (Time’s Children, Time’s Demon, and Time’s Assassin). He also writes the Thieftaker Chronicles, a series set in pre-Revolutionary Boston that combines elements of urban fantasy, mystery, and historical... Read More →
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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... Read More →


Friday June 3, 2016 9:00pm - 9:55pm EDT
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