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Saturday, February 20 • 11:15am - 12:00pm
Awesome Female Characters: Fierce Femmes in the Literary World

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Creators of female characters that are original and dynamic discuss what makes a strong female character and the important impact they have on society.

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Kevin J. Anderson

Author, Heroes Reborn, Dune, Star Wars, The Saga of Seven Suns
Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than 125 books, 51 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists; he has over 23 million copies in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, the SFX Reader’s Choice Award, and New York Times Notable Book. Kevin has written numerous Star Wars projects, including the Jedi Academy trilogy, Darksaber, the Young Jedi Knights... Read More →
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Nancy A. Collins

Author, Golgotham series, Sunglasses After Dark, Swamp Thing, Army of Darkness: Damned If You Do
Nancy A. Collins is the author of numerous novels, short stories, and comic books. A recipient of the Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Award and The British Fantasy Society’s Icarus Award, her work has also been nominated for the International Horror Guild Award, the John W. Campbell Award, the James Tiptree Award, the Eisner Award, the Horror Comics Award, and the World Fantasy Award. Her published novels and... 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 →