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Saturday, June 4 • 7:00pm - 7:55pm
Standards of Beauty in Fantasy Worlds

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Beauty and fashion are generally related to a display of wealth, and standards change as cultures do. Think past slender and fair. How can you make your fantasy novel's beauty standards fit the society you've created?

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Sarah Adams

Associate Professor, Azusa Pacific University
Sarah Joy Adams is the author, with Emily Lavin Leverett, of Winter's Heir, Book 2 of the Eisteddfod Chronicles and its predecessor, Changeling's Fall. Both books are published by Falstaff Books. She is putting the final touches on a novel about berserkers in Buffalo, NY. When she... Read More →

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Natania Barron

Author
Natania Barron is a word tinkerer with a lifelong love of the fantastic. She has a penchant for the speculative, and has written tales of invisible soul-eating birds, giant cephalopod goddesses, gunslinger girls, and killer kudzu, just to name a few. Her work has appeared in Weird... Read More →
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Beth Revis

Beth Revis is the New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and IndieBound bestselling author of the Across the Universe series (Razorbill/Penguin ), as well as several in-world short stories published in various anthologies. Her latest release THE BODY ELECTRIC is a same-universe-different-characters... Read More →
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S.H. Roddey

Author, Writing
South Carolina native S.H. Roddey has been writing for fun since she was a child and enjoys building worlds across the speculative fiction spectrum filled with mystery and intrigue. She brings to the literary world a unique blend of humor, emotion, and wild ideas filled with dark... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 7:00pm - 7:55pm EDT
Carolina A/B