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Writing from Life

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ID: SEM1233546
Web site: None available
Email: None available
Category: Seminar
Rules: Game system not specified
Cost: $0.00
Duration: 1 hour
Host: Gregory Wilson, Donald J. Bingle, Maurice Broaddus (Writer's Symposium)
Age requirement: Everyone (6+)
Experience requirement: None (You've never played before)
Are materials provided: No
Location: Indiana Convention Center, room 244
Tickets: 49 out of 100 are available (as of 1:30 AM Saturday August 25th, 2012, but this information may be out of date.)
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Time slot: Fri Aug 17 noon - 1:00 pm
Event added: Wed May 23 2:34 pm

When writing genre fiction, it’s tempting to look to your favorite books and movies for inspiration. Our panelists talk about looking to life as way of avoiding the clichés of genre fiction. When writing genre fiction, it’s tempting to look to one’s favorite books and movies for inspiration. The danger in doing this is that your story may end up as little more than a retelling of someone else’s tale. Our panelists talk about looking to life for inspiration as way of creating richer stories while avoiding the tropes, conventions, and clichés of genre fiction.

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