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Saturday, May 16 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Geography, Maps, and SFF

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Maps are a classic feature in high fantasy, but are they necessary? How can you use geography to strengthen your worldbuilding? When is relying on a map a crutch, and what are the alternatives if making a map isn't your style? What are some examples of the best maps in fantasy, and what makes them stand out?

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JT Greathouse

J.T. Greathouse’s short fiction has appeared, often as Jeremy A. TeGrotenhuis, in BCS, Deep Magic, IGMS, and elsewhere. Upon graduating with a degree in history and philosophy from Whitworth University, he taught ESL in Taiwan before returning to Spokane, WA. After working as a... Read More →

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Marie Brennan

Writer
Marie Brennan is a former anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for inspiration. She recently misapplied her professors' hard work to Turning Darkness Into Light, a sequel to the Hugo Award-nominated series The Memoirs of Lady Trent. As half of... Read More →
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Henry Lien

Author, Holt/Macmillan
Henry Lien is a 2012 graduate of Clarion West Writers Workshop, Seattle. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Peasprout Chen middle grade fantasy series. His short fiction has appeared in publications like Asimov’s, Analog, and F&SF, and he is a four-time... Read More →
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Marie Croke

Writer
Marie Croke's stories have appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Cast of Wonders, and DSF, and are forthcoming in Diabolical Plots and Deep Magic. She is an Odyssey Workshop graduate and a winner in the Writers of the Future Contest. She lives in Maryland with her family, all of whom... Read More →


Saturday May 16, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT
Porthos Stream