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Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2019

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Sunday, February 24 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Military Psychology

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This may be a new twist to add into a military fiction panel. In some circles, there are misconceptions that the military trains soldiers to be mindless killers. That is not true. Operational psychology panels and tests actually screens those traits out. There is also a misconception that everyone in the military develops PTSD--also untrue. The last numbers I saw showed that about one third develop PTSD. If you have a panel on military fiction, this may be a good/fun subject to add in.

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Richard C. White

Richard C. White is a science fiction/fantasy author, but he has also been known to do dark fantasy, new pulp, fantasy noir, and even non-fiction. His latest release is Chasing Danger: The Case Files of Theron Chase. Other recent works are Harbinger of Darkness, For a Few Gold Pieces... Read More →

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Querus Abuttu

Author/Editor, Scary Dairy Press
Querus Abuttu, or "Dr. Q.," is an award-winning author, retired U.S. Navy veteran, Board Certified Advanced Forensic Nurse and Certified Nurse Midwife with a Ph.D. in Public Health and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. She’s writes dark tales, twisted... Read More →
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O. Hai

Cast Member, Charming Underclothes
Born and raised in Roanoke, shadowcaster and pop culture fan sunce.the 90s.
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Darin Kennedy

Literary Guest
Darin Kennedy, born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. After completing family medicine residency in the mountains of Virginia, he served eight years as a United States Army physician and wrote his... Read More →
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Chris Shrewsbury

Fandom Guest (Because “Hilarious and Sexy Amputee” isn’t a category. Yet.)
Chris has volunteered, paneled, guested, staffed, and been committee at literally dozens of cons along the east coast for 30+ years. He's a nationally certified sign language interpreter, working in entertainment, education, medical, and government settings.Following Navy service... Read More →


Sunday February 24, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ballroom D

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