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Saturday, May 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Being a Hybrid Author

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Rather than choosing traditional publishing or indie-publishing, some authors are doing both. These panelists talk about the nuts and bolts of combining publishing strategies to diversify a writer's income stream.

Moderators
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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 →

Speakers
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Eric Flint

Writer Guest of Honor
Eric Flint's writing career began with the science fiction novel Mother of Demons. With David Drake, he has collaborated on the six-volume Belisarius series, as well as a novel entitled The Tyrant. His alternate history novel 1632 was published in 2000, and has led to a long-running series with several novels and anthologies in print. In addition, he’s written a number of science fiction and fantasy novels. Flint... Read More →
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Alethea Kontis

Princess, Kingdom of Arilland
Alethea Kontis is a princess, author, fairy godmother, and geek. Her bestselling Books of Arilland fairytale series won two Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Awards (Enchanted and Tales of Arilland), and was twice nominated for the Andre Norton Award. Alethea also penned the AlphaOops picture books, The Wonderland Alphabet, Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome, Beauty & Dynamite, The Dark-Hunter Companion (w/Sherrilyn Kenyon), and a myriad of... Read More →
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PJ Schnyder

Author
“PJ" began her writing career as “PJ Schnyder” writing award-winning sci-fi & paranormal romance and steampunk. She has received the FF&P PRISM award for her work as well as the NJRW Golden Leaf award and Parsec award. | Now, PJ writes romantic suspense as Piper J. Drake. The bestselling True Heroes series and the Safeguard series incorporating her interests in training working dogs and the military into her writing.

Nebula Nominees
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Charles Gannon

This year’s novel nomination is Chuck Gannon's third, all set in his hard sf series. He also collaborates with Eric Flint in the Ring of Fire series, and has won awards and written best-sellers across the genre and for various imprints/venues. He also worked in game design/writing, and as a scriptwriter/producer in NYC (clients included the U.N., W.H.O, PBS). | | Other life credits include being a Distinguished Professor of English (St... Read More →


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

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