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Saturday, May 3 • 6:00pm - 6:55pm
Writing on the Dark Side

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What makes writing horror and dark fantasy different from other stories?  Where does the inspiration come from?  With Guy Anthony De Marco, Stephen Graham Jones, Jeanne Stein, Mark Stone, Peter J. Wacks, Sam Knight, Carrie Vaughn and Travis Heermann.


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Travis Heermann

Author
Author of the Ronin Trilogy, The Wild Boys, and Rogues of the Black Fury. Role-playing writer for Legend of Five Rings, d20 System, and the MMORPG, EVE Online.
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Stephen Graham Jones

Author
This Bram Stoker Award Finalist is the author of over 20 novels, Most recently, The Gospel of Z and The Least of My Scars.
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Sam Knight

Author
While doing research for a Western story, Sam Knight wasn’t too surprised to find out that, once upon a time, half of his family had been on the wrong side of the law. It stands to reason that when your great-great-grandfather was a marshal, someone in the family had to be a horse thief. He was, however, surprised to find the family name had originally been McKnight and that the thieves had taken the ‘Mc’ part of the name with... Read More →
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Guy Anthony De Marco

Author, Evil Brain Trust
Guy will be unable to attend MileHiCon. | | Guy Anthony De Marco is a speculative fiction author; a Graphic Novel Bram Stoker Award® finalist; winner of the HWA Silver Hammer Award; a prolific short story and flash fiction crafter; a novelist; an invisible man with superhero powers; a game writer (Sojourner Tales modules, Interface Zero 2.0 core team, D&D modules); and a coffee addict. One of these is false.  | | A writer... Read More →
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Jeanne Stein

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Author of the award winning Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles
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Mark Stone

Author
Author of the award-winning BSI series. ForWord nominated and Publisher’s Weekly Starred Reviewwriter.
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Carrie Vaughn

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Best-selling Colorado Author of the Kitty Norville series.
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Peter Wacks

Author
Throughout the course of his life, Peter has acted (Revenge of the Nerds and others), he has designed—and written story-lines for—games (the best-selling Cyberpunk CCG), written novels and other fiction (like Second Paradigm, which landed him a guest speaker gig at Mensa on writing true nonlinear concepts), and even gotten nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for his first graphic novel, Behind These Eyes (co-written with Guy Anthony... Read More →


Saturday May 3, 2014 6:00pm - 6:55pm
Horror Panel

Attendees (15)