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Friday, June 3 • 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Paranormal Suspense - How to Ramp Up Action in Your Paranormal

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How do you keep the suspense in your paranormal when you have to explain the magic, or make sure the monsters don't get away? How do writers incorporate both suspense and paranormal elements, and still keep the reader engaged? What's too much, what's too little? In a series, how do you keep a suspense element in each book? Join authors as they discuss how to keep the action and suspense in a great paranormal read!

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Jeanne Adams

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A lifelong reader and writer of fantasy and suspense, award-winning author Jeanne Adams is an extrovert in an introverted profession. So, she's always up for talking...about ANYTHING! Geekery of all kinds, reading, books, baseball, dogs and dog-showing, suspense, and body disposal... Read More →

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Alexandra Christian

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Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly romance with a speculative slant. Her love of Stephen King and sweet tea has flavored her fiction with a Southern Gothic sensibility that reeks of Spanish moss and deep-fried eccentricity. Her guiding principle as a romance novelist has always... Read More →
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Faith Hunter

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New York Times bestselling author Faith Hunter has written the Jane Yellowrock series and the Rogue Mage series, as well as the Rogue Mage Role Playing Game. The Soulwood series will be a paranormal crime solving trilogy featuring Nell Nicholson Ingram. Under the pen name Gwen Hunter... 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 →
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J. Matthew Saunders

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J. Matthew Saunders, a native of Greenville, South Carolina, is the author of the Daughters of Shadow and Blood trilogy about the Brides of Dracula and numerous fantasy and horror short stories. He received a B.A. in history from Vanderbilt University and a master's degree from the... Read More →


Friday June 3, 2016 5:00pm - 5:55pm
Carolina A/B

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