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UPCOMING EVENTS: JUNE
June 23rd: City Heights Young Writers Summit - San Diego, CA
This one day workshop is designed for young writers and artists of all levels and all interests, age 11-21. Highly regarded authors will lead small, interactive group workshops and serve as mentors for the day. Attendees will also get an insider's look at other careers in the publishing industry from professionals.
Time: 9:00am - 2:15pm
UPCOMING EVENTS: JULY-AUGUST
July 16th: ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY YA FANTASY PANEL + SIGNING - LOS ANGELES, CA
Meet bestselling authors Tomi Adeyemi, Victoria Aveyard and Sabaa Tahir when they join us to celebrate their latest novels as part of Entertainment Weekly’s YA Fantasy Stars Panel.
Location: Barnes & Noble at The Grove
July 19th– 22nd: San Diego Comic Con – San Diego, CA
THURSDAY, JULY 19TH
Here There Be Dragons: Creating Fresh Stories in Fantasy
Every genre has its tropes, and Fantasy has many: swords and sorcerers, castles and cavalries, dungeon crawls and dazzling dragons. But with more than a century of fantastical storytelling behind us, how does a writer deliver fresh, exciting ideas while giving readers what they want and expect? Adron Buske (Nerd For A Living podcast) talks with a group of professional genre authors about writing to market, how to subvert cliches and expectations, and blazing new trails on the well-trod map of Fantasy.
Location: Room 24ABC
SATURDAY, JULY 21ST
Magic Giveth . . . and Magic Taketh Away
Location: Room 23AB
SUNDAY, JULY 22ND
How To Be A Nerd For A Living: Breaking into Careers in Geek-Culture
Do you want to build a career in the "nerdy" industry you love, but you’re not sure where to begin? This panel of professional "Nerds for a Living" will share advice and insights into a variety of careers that exist within comics, literature, gaming, animation, film, and more during this discussion. Learn how our guests got their start, and get advice on what it takes to create a path to the career you want.
Location: Grand 1 & 2, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina