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Sunday, May 6 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
How to Update and Fix Problematic Archetypes and Tropes in Speculative Fiction

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A panel on out-dated, racist, culturally-insensitive, sexist, homophobic, etc. tropes, explaining briefly why they are problematic, and more importantly, how to update and replace them.

Speakers
avatar for Mari Brighe

Mari Brighe

Writer/Editor/Speaker/Educator
Professional scientist and healthcare pro turned queer academic, essayist, editor, and speaker.
avatar for Michael Cieslak

Michael Cieslak

Editor in Chief, Dragon's Roost Press
Michael Cieslak is a lifetime reader and writer of horror, mystery, and speculative fiction. A native of Detroit, he still lives within 500 yards of the city with his wife and their two dogs Tesla and Titus. The house is covered in Halloween decorations in October and dragons the... Read More →
avatar for Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Author, Narrator, Certified Crazy Cat Lady, White Whisker Publications
Cassandra Morgan is an author, writing mentor, and speaker residing in NW Ohio.She has published works in two series, including The Kingdoms of Chartile (YA Epic Fantasy) and The Silver Fox Mysteries (Magical Cozy Mystery), and her short story The Witch of Eisenwald Forest published... Read More →
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Meghann Pardee

Freelance illustrator, Trekkie, Star Wars fan, Pokémon Trainer, Mainstream and indie comics fan. and more.


Sunday May 6, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm EDT
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