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Saturday, October 27 • 12:30pm - 1:15pm
The Plot Thickens: Plotting Your Novel

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While a character is often a mirror that a reader uses to bring themselves into a story, and the setting can set the tone of what awaits; it is seldom that putting characters in a room to see what happens can constitute as a good plot.  And, while it can and has worked, the plot of one's narriative is the journey that you are taking your characters and readers on.  Let's face it, Lord of the Rings wouldn't have been the same if they didn't need to make that little jaunt into Mordor.

Our panel is here to discuss plotting out your story, how to trouble shoot those moments when you're not sure where to go next and maybe even what to do when your character takes your story someplace you hadn't meant to go.

Psssssst ... for even more awesome, be sure to drop by the author tables located on the vendor floor, level 5.

Guests
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S.M. Beiko

Author
Samantha Mary Beiko is, primarily, an author of young adult fantasy. Her first novel, The Lake and the Library, was released in 2013 and was nominated for the Manitoba Book Award for Best First Book, as well as that year’s Aurora Award. Her recent novel, Scion of the Fox (ECW Press... Read More →
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Kristen Ciccarelli

Author
Kristen Ciccarelli is an internationally bestselling author of fantasy fiction. Before writing books about deadly dragons, badass girls, and enemies who save each other, she made her living as an artisanal baker, an indie bookseller, and a ceramic artist. Her first novel, The Last... Read More →
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Justin Little

Author
Justin Little started writing LGBT fiction at a young age after scouring his local libraries and realising there was little to offer in this area, particularly in the science fiction and fantasy genres. This hobby continued into adulthood and the stories grew from small short stories... Read More →

Presenters
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Rhys Bevan-John

Moderator
Rhys is an award winning actor and writer who spent over 25 years working in the Theatre. He has created a number of theatre shows for children, and performed in many more – having toured elementary school gymnasiums throughout Nova Scotia many times with the Neptune Young Company... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 502 Ballroom Level 5