Life, the Universe & Everything:

The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on

Science Fiction & Fantasy

February 2013

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Schedule will be announced in December! (Check out last year’s schedule HERE.)

The Call for Panelists has gone out. 


Themes we’re considering:

Writing technology

Avoiding common pitfalls

How to write "old" tech (horsemanship, peasant life, and wearing a corset are a couple mentioned)

Write what tech we actually have- i.e., why don't your modern characters use their cells?

Writing realistic aliens, planets, languages,  and other universes.

Distinctions in genres- Where exactly does your story fit?

Specifics of what to know to write genre fiction

Working with action scenes in writing and art

Collaborating

Superheroes in film

Involving your non-gamer family and friends in gaming

The business of writing

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