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Saturday, May 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fundamentals of Freelancing

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For writers who want to support their writing by freelancing rather than working at a regular “dayjob” it's often a rough transition. Learn about how to draft invoices (and why is that important); how to price yourself; how to get freelancing jobs; how to make sure that doesn’t kill your creative work; and most importantly, how you know when you’re ready to go full time freelancing.

Moderators
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Ken Liu

Ken Liu (http://kenliu.name) is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. | | Ken’s debut novel, THE GRACE OF KINGS (2015), is a Nebula nominee and the first in a silkpunk epic fantasy... Read More →

Speakers
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Kameron Hurley

Kameron Hurley is the author of The Geek Feminist Revolution, a collection of essays on geek culture. Her novels include the Worldbreaker Saga and the God's War Trilogy. Hurley has won the Hugo Award, Kitschy Award, and Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer; she has also been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award, BFS Award, the Gemmell Morningstar Award, and the BSFA Award for Best Novel. Her short fiction has... Read More →
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Mary Robinette Kowal

Program Director, Writing Excuses
Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her work has been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Asimov’s, and several Year’s Best anthologies as well as in her collection Scenting the Dark and Other Stories... Read More →


Saturday May 14, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
LaSalle 2

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