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Building New Worlds and Creating Compelling Characters (Presentation by Laurel Anne Hill on June 12, 2010)

Building New Worlds and Creating Compelling Characters:  Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

Presentation by Laurel Anne Hill
Author and Former Underground Storage Tank Operator

San Mateo County Fair, June 12, 2010, 2:30-3:30 pm
Events Center, 2495 S. Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA
(2 blocks from El Camino Real Blvd. at the end of 25th Street) 

As writers of fiction, we create story worlds and populate them with characters.  Whether we write science fiction, fantasy, mystery or general fiction, our story worlds should make sense and follow applicable rules.   Our main characters should be compelling and sympathetic.  In this workshop, Laurel Anne Hill will share her world building and writing expertise with an emphasis on fantasy and science fiction.   

Laurel grew up in San Francisco, with more dreams of adventure than good sense or money.  Her close brushes with death, love of family, respect for honor and belief in a higher power continue to influence her writing and life.  In 2007, KOMENAR Publishing released Laurel's award-winning novel, Heroes Arise.  Laurel's short stories and narrative nonfiction have appeared in a variety of publications during the past 15 years.  She lives in California with her husband, David, and their affectionate 100-pound werewolf.  Visit Laurel's website at http://www.laurelannehill.com.     

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