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Friday, August 9 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Fear and Loathing in the Writing Process: How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Terror

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Rosianna Halse Rojas

Rosianna Halse Rojas has been making video blogs about wizards and intellectualism on the YouTube channel “missxrojas” since 2006.  She was one of the 16 winners of the international YouTube NextVlogger competition and plans to grow her channel in order to facilitate focused and extensive discussion about the status of women online. Rosianna has served as the editorial director of LeakyNews.com... Read More →

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James Dawson

James Dawson is the award-nominated author of dark teen thrillers Hollow Pike and Cruel Summer. He grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of Doctor Who.  He later turned his talent to journalism, interviewing luminaries such as Steps and Atomic Kitten before writing... Read More →
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Laure Eve

Laure Eve is a French British hybrid who grew up in Cornwall, a place saturated with myth and fantasy. Being a child of two cultures taught her everything she needed to know about trying to fit in at the same time as trying to stand out. She speaks English and French fluently and... Read More →
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Sally Gardner

Sally Gardner is an English children's writer and illustrator. She lives in London. Her award-winning book, I, Coriander, is set in 17th-century London. It tells the story of Coriander, the unhappy daughter of a silk merchant.
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Samantha Shannon

Born in 1991, Samantha Shannon was brought up in west London, where she started writing at the age of fifteen. This summer she will graduate from St Anne’s College, Oxford with a degree in English Language and  Literature. In 2012 she was shortlisted for a Women of the Future... Read More →
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Elizabeth Wein

Elizabeth Wein has lived in Scotland for over ten years and wrote nearly all her novels there. Elizabeth's latest novel for teens is a departure in a totally new direction. Code Name Verity, published by Egmont UK, Disney-Hyperion, and Doubleday Canada in 2012, is a World... Read More →


Friday August 9, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm UTC
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