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Friday, February 19 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Creature Creation and Paranormal in Literature

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This panel of industry professionals discuss how to create werewolves, vampires, and paranormal activity while adding new elements and avoiding stereotypes.


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Mario Acevedo

Author, Felix Gomez series, University of Doom, Good Money Gone
Ten years ago, he got "The Call."  That is, Mario Asevedo's agent called to say that he had been offered a contract for my Felix Gomez series.  Five vampire novels, a graphic novel, some short fiction, and numerous ghost-written books later, he's still here. In the meantime he's had some adventures and met a lot of great people, artists and writers, mostly.  | | Mario is the author of seven novels in the Felix Gomez... Read More →
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Quincy J. Allen

Author, Chemical Burn, Out Through the Attic, The Blood War Chronicles
Quincy J. Allen, a cross-genre author, has been published in multiple anthologies, magazines, and one omnibus. His first novel, Chemical Burn, was a finalist in the RMFW Colorado Gold Contest. He made his first pro sale in 2014 with the story “Jimmy Krinklepot and the White Rebs of Hayberry”, which was included in WordFire’s A Fantastic Holiday Season: The Gift of Stories. He’s written for the Internet show... Read More →
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Sherrilyn Kenyon

Author, Dark-Hunter, Lords of Avalon, The League
New York Times and international bestselling author, Sherrilyn Kenyon, is a regular at the #1 spot. With legions of fans known as Menyons (thousands of whom proudly sport tattoos from her series and who travel from all over the world to attend her appearances), her books are always snatched up as soon as they appear on store shelves. Since 2003, she had placed more than 75 novels on the New York Times list in all formats including manga... Read More →
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RJ Terrell

Author, Actor, Hunter's Moon, Saga of Ruination, Legend Of Takashaniel, Supernatural, Arrow, iZombie
R.J. Terrell was instantly a lover of fantasy the day he opened R. A. Salvatore’s The Crystal Shard. Years (and many devoured books) later he decided to put pen to paper for his first novel. After a bout with aching carpals, he decided to try the keyboard, and the words began to flow. His novels include the Hunter's Moon, Saga of Ruination, and Legend Of Takashaniel series. He is also an actor who has appeared in shows such as... Read More →
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Peter J. Wacks

Author, Editor, Game Designer, Actor, WordFire Press
Peter was born in California sometime during 1976. Maybe. It was a good year to allegedly be born in. He has always been amazed and fascinated by both writing and the world in general, and has worked in everything from waiting tables to private detection. Throughout the course of his life, he has hitchhiked across the States and backpacked across Europe on the Eurail. He likes reading, watching movies, playing video games, and playing... Read More →