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An Incredible Weekend of Science Fiction Overload!
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Friday, April 17 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fantasy Fights

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Fantasies often have fighting, from the hero and the monster going hand-to-hand to tavern brawls to massive battles between multiple armies. We'll discuss weapons, conceiving fights and battles and how we actually write the choreography and strategies that make fights come to life. Other topics will include challenges incurred by killing off and injuring characters, how such fights inform the character and when details are integral to the plot.

Moderators
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Betsy Dornbusch

author
Betsy Dornbusch writes epic fantasy. Her short fiction has appeared in over a dozen magazines and anthologies, and she's the author of three novellas. Her first fantasy novel came out in 2012 and her latest trilogy, BOOKS OF THE SEVEN EYES, wraps up with ENEMY in 2017

Artists/Authors
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David Boop

Author
David Boop is a bestselling Denver-based speculative fiction author. He’s also an award-winning essayist, and screenwriter. His novel, the sci-fi/noir She Murdered Me with Science, will return to print in 2016 from WordFire Press. David has had over fifty short stories published and two short films produced. While known for Weird Westerns, he’s published across several genres including media tie-ins for The Green Hornet, The Black Bat... Read More →
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Josh Vogt

Writer, Freelancer
An author and full-time freelance writer, Josh Vogt has been published in dozens of genre markets with work ranging from flash fiction to short stories to doorstopper novels that cover fantasy, science fiction, horror, humor, pulp, and more. He also writes for a wide variety of RPG developers such Paizo, Modiphius, and Privateer Press. His debut fantasy novel, Forge of Ashes, adds to the RPG Pathfinder Tales tie-in line. WordFire Press is also... Read More →
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Scott Beckman

Scott is a Denver native and a recently self-published author. His novel, Wings of the Sathakos, is a high fantasy epic that combines adventure and political intrigue. He is currently working on a sequel to Wings of the Sathakos and the first book in a new young adult fantasy series. He works in marketing, doing web design and website optimization, and he's studying for his Masters degree at the University of Colorado at Denver.
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Travis Heerman

Freelance writer, novelist, award-winning screenwriter, editor, poker player, poet, biker, roustabout, Travis Heermann is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop and the author of the horror-western novel Death Wind, plus the historical fantasy Ronin Trilogy, the YA horror-thriller The Wild Boys, and the action fantasy Rogues of the Black Fury, plus short fiction pieces in anthologies and magazines such as Fiction River, Historical... Read More →


Friday April 17, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
SF Panel 2 Marriott Behind Hotel Registration opposite Author Alley

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