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Saturday, March 23

1:15pm CDT

Foundations of Worldbuilding
Want to tell a story in a magical kingdom or a galaxy far far away? Come on in!


Saturday March 23, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
Live 1 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 3]

5:00pm CDT

How to Finish A Story
If you want to write a story but you've never been able to pull it off, this is the panel for you. We'll talk about developing your process, how to make peace with drafts and all the editing you're going to have to do.


Saturday March 23, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
Live 5 [Floor 3, Heritage A]

7:15pm CDT

Declutter Your Creative Mind
It's hard being a "starving artist". Even harder being a teen in this "dog eat dog" world in the creative industry like Art, Writing, Music, Technology and Video Games. Hear our story of strength and perseverance, and learn how to cope and overcome your fears, social phobia, and anxiety in the creative industry so that you can let your creative skills shine more and love yourself better. This mother+daughter presentation is exclusively teens and young adults who are struggling in their creative venture and lack motivation, inspiration, and emotional setbacks.

avatar for Kat Mahoney

Kat Mahoney

Owner/Creative Visionary, WeDiscoverGeeks
I’m the Owner/Creative Visionary of WeDiscoverGeeks and Madness & Misfits. I attended Hawaii Pacific University for Computer Science and I have over 20 years in the Technology and Electronic Entertainment Industry. I test, review, and market video games and technology... Read More →

Saturday March 23, 2019 7:15pm - 8:15pm CDT
Live 6 [Floor 3, Heritage B]
Sunday, March 24

1:15pm CDT

Let's NaNoWriMo!
NaNoWriMo (short for National Novel Writing Month) is an annual event designed to push writers past their doubts and inner editors. Learn how to plan out a novel-length story in a single month, tackle the dreaded writer's block, and try your hand at some wacky writing prompts to get your imagination going.

avatar for Katrina S. Forest

Katrina S. Forest

Author/Panelist, Forest Fanfics
Katrina S. Forest is a Clarion West alumna and a member of SFWA. She runs the recently re-launched Urban Fantasy Magazine and released her first middle grade book, My Best Friend Runs Venus, this June. You can learn more about her work at KatrinaSForest.com.

Sunday March 24, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm CDT
Live 5 [Floor 3, Heritage A]

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