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Friday, May 10 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Writing to Prompts: Prose, Poetry, and Sources of Inspiration

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We will discuss the difference between writing longer stories and writing flash/short fiction or prose poetry. Panelists will select examples to read (either their own or by another author) to demonstrate how short fiction works. Writing to visual or other prompts, such as those provided for Ladies of Horror Facebook group, will be explored. Open to audience questions or comments.

Moderators
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Marge Simon

I love reading and writing genre/speculative sf short fiction/flash and poetry--I've spent decades writing and reading; also, an artist-illustrator as well, I admire the work of Robert Payne Cabeen, Wendy Sabre-Core and Dani Serra, to name a few. I also enjoy a good wine and would... Read More →

Speakers
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Karen Bovenmyer

Assistant Editor, PseudoPod Horror Podcast Magazine
Karen Bovenmyer earned an MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She teaches and mentors students at Iowa State University and serves as the Assistant Editor of Escape Artists’ Mothership Zeta Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the Horror... Read More →
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Michael Bailey

Senior Editor, Book Creators
Michael Bailey is a writer, editor, and publisher who lives near the Caribbean Sea in Costa Rica. He is a recipient of the Bram Stoker Award (and eight-time finalist), Benjamin Franklin Award, over two dozen independent accolades, and a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee. Publications... Read More →
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Linda D. Addison

Linda D. Addison, four-time winner of the HWA Bram Stoker Award and recipient of the HWA Lifetime Achievement Award, including collection How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend.
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Michael Arnzen

Co-Chair, StokerCon® 2023
Amityville-born horror writer Michael Arnzen holds four Bram Stoker Awards® and an International Horror Guild Award for his often funny, always disturbing fiction and poetry. In addition to his creative books—like the novel, Grave Markings, the short story collection, Proverbs... Read More →
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Angela Yuriko Smith

Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Space & Time Magazine
Angela Yuriko Smith is a third-generation Shimanchu-American and an award-winning poet, author, and publisher with 20+ years of experience as a professional writer in nonfiction. A three-time Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist for excellence in long fiction (Bitter Suites, 2018), excellence... Read More →



Friday May 10, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Emerald Room