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Sunday, May 17 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Building Characters

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You have your plot, you've built your world, but what about your characters? Authors share their tips, tricks, and process for building well-rounded characters in both short and long fiction. Panelists will discuss how they go about creating engaging protagonists, antagonists, and supporting characters whose stories readers care about.

Moderators
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A.C. Wise

A.C. Wise's fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Apex, and several Year's Best anthologies, among other places. Her work has won the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, as well as twice being a finalist for the Sunburst Award, twice being a finalist... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ken Liu

Ken Liu

Author
https://kenliu.name) is an American author of speculative fiction. He has won the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, as well as top genre honors in Japan, Spain, and France, among other countries.Liu’s debut novel, The Grace of Kings, is the first volume in a silkpunk epic... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Hartman

Rachel Hartman

Writer
I am the author of three YA fantasy novels|: SERAPHINA, SHADOW SCALE, and most recently TESS OF THE ROAD, which was a Nebula and Lodestar nominee in 2019. I live in Vancouver, Canada, and am currently working on my fourth novel, TESS OF THE SEA.
avatar for Suzanne Walker

Suzanne Walker

Suzanne Walker is a Chicago-based writer and editor. She is co-creator of the Hugo-nominated graphic novel Mooncakes (Oni Press/Lion Forge) with artist Wendy Xu. Her short fiction has been published in Clarkesworld, and she has published nonfiction articles with Uncanny Magazine... Read More →


Sunday May 17, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Aramis Stream