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Saturday, May 11 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Not One Word Wasted: The Art of the Short Story

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When you have less than five thousand words to tell a complete story, you must be simple and direct, while keeping your reader interested. Our panelists discuss the art of the short story: how narrow a scope, where to place your emphasis, and how to wrap up the ending.

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Stephen Graham Jones
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Yvonne Navarro

Yvonne is the author of twenty-three published novels and lots of short stories, articles and a reference dictionary. Her most recent published book is Supernatural: The Usual Sacrifices (based in the Supernatural Universe). Her writing has won a bunch of awards and stuff. Lately... Read More →
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John Palisano

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David Busboom

David Busboom is a writer, science editor, and very occasional actor/producer for microbudget horror films. Talk to him about dinosaurs, rock music, and his debut collection EVERY CRAWLING, PUTRID THING (JournalStone 2022).
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Lisa Morton

Past President, Horror Writers Association
Author, screenwriter, Halloween expert, and Past President of the Horror Writers Association.

Saturday May 11, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Emerald Room