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Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2019

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Sunday, February 24 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beyond Western Europe - Other World Cultures for Fantasy

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Most Fantasy settings strongly resemble Western Europe to some degree. What other cultures have existed throughout world history that are worth considering as an alternative? What are the advantages and drawbacks to using them?

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Amanda J. McGee

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Amanda J. McGee is a mapmaker by day and a writer by night. She has degrees from Hollins University and Virginia Tech, and is the author of the epic fantasy series The Creation Saga. When not writing, she can be found in the garden. She lives in Southwest Virginia with the love of... Read More →

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Jason Adams

Jason Adams is a recovering Air Force brat and unapologetic IT nerd. Among various other Systems Administration duties, he performs forensic investigations, data retrieval, and confidential data security work.Outside of the IT world, Jason studies ancient and medieval history, world... Read More →
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John Gaines

James F. Gaines and John M. Gaines have been writing science fiction together for several years as a father-son team under the collective name J. M. R. Gaines, besides publishing other works individually.   Their Forlani Saga is composed of Life Sentence (2016), Spy Station (2017... Read More →
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Shannon Houff

S.C. Houff is the daughter of a revolutionary and a TV quiz master. A natural story tell and a full time geek, she has been known to tell a tale or two which mostly is considered lying. She is not a liar but the author behind the From the Files of the Department of the Arcane series... Read More →
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Kari Kilgore

Kari Kilgore lives and works in her native mountains of Virginia. From that solid home base, she and her husband Jason Adams find adventures all over this world and others to bring to life in fiction. Exploring local legends and mythologies in particular delights and inspires them... Read More →
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John Walker

John Walker is an author, IT guy, philosopher, Green Lantern, former Chippendale dancer, and the inspiration for Walker, Texas Ranger. He’s published eleven books in his fantasy noir series The Statford Chronicles, the story of the private detective of the gods. He’s also the... Read More →


Sunday February 24, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom D

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