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Friday, May 13 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ask an Expert - European History, Memory, Collaborative Writing, KDP/CreateSpace, Audible/ACX

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This hour:
Ada Palmer - European History especially Renaissance, Enlightenment, Antiquity "I can tackle general history questions, especially on Italy, France, England, culture, philosophy, education, book history, science, religion, and law."

Lawrence M. Schoen - Memory  "How memory works, why it sometimes doesn't seem to work, ways you can enhance it, trick it, cheat it, as well as the many different "kinds" of memory humans are capable of."

Eric Flint - Collaborative Writing  

Stacy Shabalin - KDP/CreateSpace "Happy to answer any questions you might have about deciding between independent and traditional publishing, preparing your first indie title, making the most of your self-published books, and anything in between."

Coleen Barr or Scott Jacobi - Audible/ACX  "We are happy to answer questions about the benefits to publishing an audiobook, audiobook rights, what you need to get started on ACX, casting a narrator for your production, distribution questions, how you get paid, and any other questions you might have."

Speakers
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Coleen Barr

ACX Rights Evangelist, Audible / ACX
As ACX's Rights Evangelist, Coleen Barr is dedicated to elevating the art of audiobooks and helping authors make their stories heard. ACX is the self-publishing arm of Audible, the world's largest seller and producer of audiobooks and other premium spoken-word entertainment, and the preeminent provider of spoken-word products to iTunes. Prior to ACX, Coleen worked at Lionsgate Entertainment and John Wiley & Sons. She has a BA in Women's and... Read More →
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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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Scott Jacobi

Marketing Manager, Audible/ACX
ACX Marketing Manager Scott Jacobi began his career in the audiobook industry as an engineer/director/editor over 7 years ago. He joined Audible as a member of their in-house studio team, and now spends his days attracting the best authors and actors to ACX and educating the audiobook community as the man behind the ACX blog.
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Ada Palmer

Assistant Professor of History, University of Chicago
My first novel "Too Like the Lightning" comes out May 10th so it will have been out for three days when I come to the Nebulas. So exciting!

Nebula Nominees
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Lawrence M. Schoen

Author/Publisher/Psychologist/Hypnotist, laDlu'meH QaQ DaHjaj
Lawrence M. Schoen holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, has been nominated for the Campbell, Hugo, and Nebula awards, is a world authority on the Klingon language, operates the small press Paper Golem, and is a practicing hypnotherapist specializing in authors’ issues. | | His previous science fiction includes many light and humorous adventures of a space-faring stage hypnotist and his alien animal companion. His most recent book, BARSK... Read More →


Friday May 13, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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