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Saturday, October 5 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Are we Your Bitches? Questions of Fan Entitlement

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Neil Gaiman was the first to say to George R.R. Martin's fans that that author was "Not [Their] Bitch" on his blog back in 2009 (http://bit.ly/10hDvI6), but many fans, of him and other writers, have failed to accept this as a true fact. So, the question remains, what responsibilities, if any, do creators have to their fans? Are fans entitled to anything? Let's discuss.

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Alyx J. Shaw

Alyx J Shaw is an irritable rantaholic who enjoys writing, making medieval honey wine, smoking, tarantulas, and raising strange and toxic plants. She shares her seedy apartment with a cat, tarantula, dog, and pet dove named Cupid. She's pretty sure there is a husband in there somewhere as well, and expects she will find him buried under the laundry the next time she feels like doing a washing. Her trilogy "A Strange Place in Time" is available... Read More →

Guests
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Kevin Harkness

Kevin Harkness is a writer of YA Fantasy novels and short stories in a number of genres. His City of Demons series is published by Tyche Books.
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Tarol Hunt

Tarol is the inventor of the spork, fuzzy dice and the laser pointer. He also claims to be the creator, writer and artist of the webcomic Goblins, but many believe that to be a flimsy lie.
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John Kovalic

John is the VCON 38 Artist Guest of Honour. Well known for his web comic Dork Tower, his art is also prominantly found gracing the boxes, cards and game pieces of many games produced by Steve Jackson Games.  
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Donna Prior

Sparkly Princess of Social Media and Community Management. Gamer, Geek, Future wife of Wedge Antilles. Community Coordinator for ArenaNet. Events Mgr @GreenRoninPub. Social Events Mgr @GeekGirlCon. Games Director @Steamcon BUSY BUSY GIRL.


Saturday October 5, 2013 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Room 03: Medium Programming (The Armstrong) 2nd Floor

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