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Saturday, May 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ask an Expert - Kobo, Horses, Magazine Publishing, Medieval Culture, Medicine

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In the Ask an Expert Village, you can sit down for a one-on-one with an expert. Sign up for these 10 minute sessions at the registration desk.

This hour:
Mark Lefebvre - Kobo/Working with Bookstores/Digital Publishing/Self-Publishing "I've worked in virtually all bookstore types for the past 25 years, and can offer authors a perspective about working with bookstores, conventions and libraries. I'm familiar with POD printing, and digital publishing/self-publishing, having been involved with POD and self-publishing since 2004 and operating the self-publishing division of one of the four major global eRetailers (Kobo.com) I’m also comfortable with offering authors and small publishers advice on optimizing and improving their global digital/eBook publishing strategies."

Sarah Pinsker - Horses "Horses are a staple of SFF. Got questions about them?"

Sheila Williams - Magazine publishing "Any questions about magazine publishing would be fine."

Michael Livingston - Medevial Culture - "Got questions about things medieval? Professor Livingston can talk with you about the history, literature, languages, manuscripts, intellectual and spiritual movements, and just about anything else associated with the Middle Ages." 

Danielle Friedman M.D. - Fictional Medicine "Ask me about designing fictional medical scenarios."


Danielle Friedman

Danielle splits her time between writing and medicine. She specializes in Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine, and how to use medical concepts plausibly in fiction. She has provided fictional-medicine consultation for a number of popular works including The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin... Read More →
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Mark Leslie Lefebvre

Director Author Relations, Kobo
Mark Leslie Lefebvre is the Director of Self-Publishing and Author Relations for Rakuten Kobo and heads up the Kobo Writing Life team in Kobo's Toronto-based home office. Kobo Writing Life, Kobo's DIY publishing platform accounts for approximately 15% of Kobo's weekly global sales... Read More →
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Michael Livingston

MICHAEL LIVINGSTON is an award-winning expert in conflict analysis who combines an international reputation as a scholar of ancient and medieval military history with a career as both a novelist and a media personality. In 2019 he starred in Contact, which aired on Discovery and Science... Read More →
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Sheila Williams

Attendee, Asimov's
I'm a science fiction short story editor.

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Sarah Pinsker

Director at Large, SFWA

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