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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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Jeremy TeGrotenhuis

Jeremy has been published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Intergalactic Medicine Show, Deep Magic, Writers of the Future 34, and The Overcast. In addition to writing SFF, he teaches English in Eastern Washington state, where he grew up playing make-believe in the same desert that houses... Read More →


Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan is a former anthropologist and folklorist who shamelessly pillages her academic fields for material. She most recently misapplied her professors' hard work to Turning Darkness Into Light, a sequel to the Hugo Award-nominated Victorian adventure series The Memoirs 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, which he began writing under the guidance of George R.R. Martin, Kelly Link, and Chuck Palahniuk at Clarion... Read More →
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Marie Croke

Marie Croke\\'s short stories have appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, and DreamForge Magazine, among others. She is also a winner in the Writers of the Future Contest. She lives in Maryland with her family, all of whom like to scribble messages in her notebooks... Read More →

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