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Friday, November 8 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Creating Idioms for Fantasy Worlds

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What do you have your characters call a French braid in a world where France doesn't exist? How do you fill the descriptive lacunae created when you want to avoid language that's anacosmistic?

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James L. Cambias

James Cambias was born and raised in New Orleans. He studied the History of Science at the University of Chicago. He worked briefly for two book publishers, but has been a full-time writer since 1991. His published work includes more than a dozen roleplaying supplements, and 16 short... Read More →
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D.L. Carter

D.L. Carter was decanted from her incubation pod in the outback of Australia many decades ago. This terrifying event was closely followed by shrieks of "there, there it goes. Hit it with a brick!" These valiant attempts to correct the existence of D.L. were, unfortunately, unsuccessful... Read More →
RC

Robert C. Roman

Robert C Roman is an author of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Steam Punk, Space Opera, Superheroes, and Paranormal Romance. Robert has taken a long and winding path to get where he is today. Finally growing tired of life of adventure, Robert settled down with the Ur-Goth and began spawning... Read More →
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Alex Shvartsman

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Ann Zeddies

Ann Tonsor Zeddies wrote Deathgift (Del Rey 1989) and its sequel, Sky Road (Del Rey 1993). As Toni Anzetti, she wrote Typhon’s Children (Del Rey 1999)—a Philip K. Dick Award nominee—and Riders of Leviathan (Del Rey 2001). Returning as Ann Tonsor Zeddies, she wrote Steel Helix... Read More →


Friday November 8, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm EST
Plaza II Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002