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Friday, June 2 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Dreaded Synopsis

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Almost as bad as the query letter is the synopsis. Our authors will go through the process they follow when writing a synopsis, including differneces in techniques used when writing the synopsis before the manuscript versus after the manuscript.

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Rick Gualtieri

Author - Freewill Press, Writing
Rick Gualtieri loves adventure, snarky dialogue, and mayhem. So it's only natural that his bestselling Tome of Bill series kicks the mired status quo of vampire fiction straight in the teeth with its mix of supernatural chaos and sharp-tongued geeky humor. It's time to make the undead... Read More →

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Quincy J. Allen

Author, Writing
National Bestselling Author Quincy J. Allen is a cross-genre author five novels under his belt. His media tie-in novel Colt the Outlander: Shadow of Ruin was a Scribe Award finalist in 2019, and his noir novel Chemical Burn was a Colorado Gold Award finalist in 2010.He co-authore... Read More →
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Samantha Bryant

Superhero novelist, feminist, teacher, classic and cult movie buff, mother and tea-drinker. Get my Menopausal Superhero series from the Falstaff table at the convention! Find me online http://samanthabryant.com Twitter and Instagram @samanthabwriter Facebook @samanthadunawaybryan... Read More →
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Jason T. Graves

Publisher/Editor/Author, Writing
Author, editor, illustrator, publisher—Jason Graves is the author of four novels: Blood Roses, Morning Stars, The Alewife: Curse of Obsession, and Gretchen Thyrd: On the Bridge, and two published short stories. He is also the founder and publisher of Prospective Press. Learn more... 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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Gray Rinehart

Literary Guest
Gray Rinehart is the only person to have commanded an Air Force tracking station, written speeches for Presidential appointees, had music on "The Dr. Demento Show," and been nominated for a literary award.Gray is a Contributing Editor (the "Slushmaster General") for Baen Books, and his fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction & Fact, Asimov's Science Fiction, Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, and elsewhere. He is also a singer/songwriter with two CDs of mostly science-fiction-and-fantasy-inspired songs: 2013's Truths and Lies and Make-Believe... Read More →


Friday June 2, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
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