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Every year, VCON’s crack Programming team assembles three days jam-packed with the best in panels, workshops, and events to keep you in geek nirvana. We hope that you are as excited by the panels, discussions, workshops and presentations we have on offer this year as we are!

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Saturday, October 5 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Everybody's a Critic: How the Ubiquitous 'Review' Has Changed Writing and Publishing

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Everywhere you go on the 'net, there's a space for reviews, feedback, or comments. We have grown used to this feature and many of us have come to depend on it. Do public reviews impact the way writers writer, or publishers publish? Let's discuss.

Moderators
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Tod McCoy

Overlord, Hydra House
Tod McCoy moved to Seattle from Phoenix in 1994 and never looked back except to make sure it wasn't following him. He is a Clarion West alumni and his work has appeared in the anthologies The People's Apocalypse and Bronies: For the Love of Ponies, as well as on AntipodeanSF.com, Qarrtsiluni.com, and The Gloaming. He runs Hydra House, a small press dedicated to publishing West Coast science fiction and fantasy, which currently includes the Faerie... Read More →

Guests
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Mary E. Choo

Mary E. Choo's writing has appeared in a wide variety of magazines, anthologies and electronic media.  She is a two-time Aurora finalist and has been on the preliminary ballots of the Nebula and Bram Stoker awards – the latter for poetry.  Her short story “That Brightness,” is published in the dark fantasy anthology Expiration Date, edited by Nancy Kilpatrick.
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Brian Hades

Brian Hades is the founder of EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing - Canada's largest publisher of Science Fiction and Fantasy books. Now celebrating 16 year of publishing SF/F/H books.
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Flick Harrison

Media Artist, Independent
Flick Harrison has been making independent media for over 20 years, including SF films, interactive media and writing. He's appeared as Lucy Lawless' sidekick on Battlestar Galactica, worked with bands like R.E.M. and July 4th Toilet, and has a finicky drone. His novel Home is in the Hard Drive is currently making the slushpiles heavier, and his writing can currently be found in World Film Locations: Vancouver from Intellect Press, or on his... Read More →
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Lorna Suzuki

After multiple, failed bids at world domination, Lorna Suzuki was forced to create a fantasy world where she reigns supreme! She is a martial arts instructor with 30+ years experience in this field and the author behind the epic adult fantasy series, the Imago Chronicles as well as the YA fantasy series, The Dream Merchant Saga that she co-writes with her teenaged daughter, Nia. The first three novels of the Imago Chronicles have been optioned... Read More →
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Isaiah Sweigard

I am a young aspiring filmmaker who went to film school, graduating with an expertise in Producing and Directing. After film school I then worked in the Vancouver film industry for 2 years, before quitting and pursuing my own creative outlets.


Saturday October 5, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Room 03: Medium Programming (The Armstrong) 2nd Floor

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