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Saturday, May 11 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Twisted Tropes: Making the Common Uncommon

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Tropes in horror writing are recognizable: vampires, werewolves, zombies, ghosts. Most get in the way of good stories. This panel will discuss past successes at twisting these tropes into something fresh and explore how you can create your own unique approach to tropes. 

Moderators
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Rob E. Boley

I like to make blank pages darker.

Speakers
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SGJ

Stephen Graham Jones
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John Kachuba

self
Shapeshifters! Ghosts! Author of 12 books. On Saturday 4 pm panel.
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Kyla Lee Ward

Kyla Lee Ward is a Sydney-based creative who works in many modes. This August will see the publication of her second poetry collection, *The Macabre Moderne and Other Morbidities* by P'rea Press, following 2011's *The Land of Bad Dreams*. Her novel *Prismatic* (co-authored as Edwina... Read More →
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Michael Arnzen

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 →



Saturday May 11, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Grand View Room B-C

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