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Saturday, October 3 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Keeping Your Timelines Straight

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There are many different types of time travel fiction, and many different mechanisms for time travel. The pitfalls of paradox are one of the many challenges of writing time travel fiction, and developing rules of travel. The best stories have set rules that are explained and adhered to. This panel will explore some of the different approaches to keeping the timeline straight, and the types of paradoxes one might encounter when hopping through time.


Moderators
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Stephanie Johanson

co-owner, assistant editor, art director..., Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine
VCON 41 Art Director Guest of Honour | | Stephanie Johanson is the art director, assistant editor, on-staff artist, and co-owner of Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine. How the heck do you start up a science fiction magazine? | | The idea came to Stephanie around 4:00 AM one Sunday morning in 2003. Excitedly she woke up her husband. “Why don’t we start up a science fiction magazine?”“Oh, that sounds interesting,” Karl mumbled... Read More →

Speakers
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Catherine Girczyc

writer
Catherine is a television writer with 15 credited scripts, plus published short stories + poems. Upcoming: two poems in Tesseracts 20 plus a story in Polar Borealis. Awards: 3 WOTF Honorable Mentions, 2 Auroras (fan) for Ether Patrol + Neology.
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Lynda Williams

Publisher, Reality Skimming Press
Lynda Williams is the author of the ten-novel Okal Rel Saga, published by Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy between 2004 and 2014, and editor or author of at least as many works set in the universe established by the series. Since 2013 she's been incubating a new era publishing mission branded as Optimistic SF. Reality Skimming Press published Shepherds of Sparrows by Hal J. Friesen in 2013 and has published two children's fantasy books by... Read More →


Saturday October 3, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Richmond E

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