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Saturday, May 16 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Secrets of the Short Form

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Doesn't everyone just write and worry about word count later? Don't I simply make my story shorter by scrimping on description? No and no. On this panel we'll share the secrets of manipulating the elements of storytelling in order to manage story length.

Moderators
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Suzanne Vincent

Suzanne Vincent serves as Editor-in-chief of Flash Fiction Online Magazine, one of the most outstanding and enduring markets for flash fiction on the web, where stories of few words speak volumes. In her spare time she teaches piano lessons, maintains a large vegetable garden, and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Alex Shvartsman

Alex Shvartsman

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator, and anthologist from Brooklyn, NY. His political fantasy novel Eridani’s Crown was published in 2019. Over 120 of his short stories have appeared in Analog, Nature, Strange Horizons, and many other venues. His website is www.alexshvartsm... Read More →
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Andy Dudak

My originals and/or translations of Chinese sci-fi have appeared in Analog, Apex, Asimov's, Clarkesworld, DSF, Interzone, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Science Fiction World, Rich Horton's Year's Best, and Jonathan Strahan's Year's Best Saga Anthology. My story 'Love... Read More →
avatar for Wendy Nikel

Wendy Nikel

Editor-in-Chief, Flash Fiction Online
Wendy Nikel is a speculative fiction author whose short stories can be found in Analog, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature: Futures, Podcastle, and various anthologies and e-zines. She is editor-in-chief at Flash Fiction Online and a member of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America... Read More →
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Brandon O'Brien

Brandon O’Brien is a writer, performance poet, teaching artist and game designer from Trinidad and Tobago. His work has been shortlisted for the 2014 Alice Yard Prize for Art Writing, the 2014 and 2015 Small Axe Literary Competitions, and the inaugural Ignyte Award for Best in Speculative... Read More →


Saturday May 16, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Athos Stream