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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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Natania Barron

Author, editor, geek, reformed academic
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 Tales, EscapePod, Steampunk Tales, Crossed Genres, Bull Spec, and various anthologies. She is also the founder of The Outer Alliance, a group dedicated to queer... Read More →
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Alexandra Christian

Author
Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly paranormal romance, dark fantasy and horror. A self-proclaimed “Southern Belle from Hell,” Lexxx is a native South Carolinian who lives with a ghost hunter and an epileptic wiener dog. She has published several novels, novellas and short stories various publishers including Ellora’s Cave. She also wears an editor’s hat as A.C. Thompson. Recently, she’s been... Read More →
avatar for S.H. Roddey / Siobhan Kinkade

S.H. Roddey / Siobhan Kinkade

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South Carolina native S.H. Roddey has been writing for fun since she was a child and still 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 themes and strong characters. She is a voracious reader, wannabe chef, and video game addict with two full-time jobs: administrative professional and mom to a... 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 prequel to ACROSS THE UNIVERSE and Beth’s first self-published title. A former teacher, Beth lives in rural North Carolina with her husband and... Read More →


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

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