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Friday, May 2 • 7:00pm - 7:55pm
You Got Your Reality In My Fantasy

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Both science and fiction have been great places to explore contemporary issues under the guise of fiction, but when is it too much? Can your soapbox overwhelm your prose? Join authors Betsy Dornbusch, Guy Anthony DeMarco, Kal Spriggs, David Boop and Peter Wacks as we try to find balance in the force.

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David Boop

Author
David Boop is a bestselling Denver-based speculative fiction author. He’s also an award-winning essayist, and screenwriter. His novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, will return to print in 2016 from WordFire Press. David has had over fifty short stories published and two short films produced. While known for Weird Westerns, he’s published across several genres including media tie-ins for The Green Hornet, The Black Bat... Read More →

Speakers
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Betsy Dornbusch

author
Betsy Dornbusch writes epic fantasy. Her short fiction has appeared in over a dozen magazines and anthologies, and she's the author of three novellas. Her first fantasy novel came out in 2012 and her latest trilogy, BOOKS OF THE SEVEN EYES, wraps up with ENEMY in 2017
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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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Kal Spriggs

Author
Kal is a professional author of science fiction and fantasy. He has already begun publishing three science fiction series: The Shadow Space Chronicles and The Renegades. The Shadow Space Chronicles is military science fiction and space opera and follows a small faction of humanity as they attempt to stave off multiple threats and to prevent the extinction of the human race. The Renegades is a novella series that follows a crew of misfits... Read More →
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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 →


Friday May 2, 2014 7:00pm - 7:55pm
SF Panel 3

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