Interview/Discussion

May 21, 2023

April 16, 2023

Narrative Worlds with Malinda Lo – When Lightning Strikes (and when lightning doesn’t strike): what’s under our control in our careers and what isn’t. (Webinar)

April 16, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Track:

Narrative Worlds is a monthly discussion between Kate Elliott and a guest, looking into a specific single worldbuilding topic in depth.

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March 19, 2023

Narrative Worlds with Susan dennard – You Are Not A Failure: Dealing with writerly fear, doubt, frustration, and despair. (Webinar)

March 19, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Track:

Narrative Worlds is a monthly discussion between Kate Elliott and a guest, looking into a specific single worldbuilding topic in depth.

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March 18, 2023

Romancing SFF Monthly Meetup – Featuring: Leanna Renee Hieber

March 18, 2023 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Panelists: Leanna Renee Hieber
Track:
Navigating a Cross-Genre Landscape – Actress, Playwright, Ghost Tour guide and Gothic, Gaslamp Fantasy Romance and Non-Fiction author Leanna Renee Hieber discusses how the cross-genre landscape has developed and shifted from the days of her award-winning debut Strangely Beautiful series, through the closing of publishers and changing genre landscapes, and what it takes to stay afloat and relevant no matter how many genres you juggle. More about Leanna: https://leannareneehieber.com
 
Each month the Romancing SFF meetup will bring an expert speaker for thirty minutes of programming followed by opportunities to ask questions and network with the SFWA SFF romance community.

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February 19, 2023

Narrative Worlds with Ken Liu – Go Big or Go Bigger: Worldbuilding on the most epic scale (Webinar)

February 19, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Track:

Narrative Worlds is a monthly discussion between Kate Elliott and a guest, looking into a specific single worldbuilding topic in depth.

Read more about Narrative Worlds with Ken Liu – Go Big or Go Bigger: Worldbuilding on the most epic scale (Webinar)

February 18, 2023

Romancing SFF Monthly Meetup – Featuring: Diana Gill

February 18, 2023 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Panelists: Diana Gill
Track:

Ask an Editor! – Diana Gill spent more than twenty years as an executive editor in Big5 publishing, editing commercial fiction at Penguin Random House, Macmillan, and HarperCollins Publishers, including running Harper Voyager, the science fiction and fantasy imprint at HarperCollins, for twelve years. In this lively session, she will share common issues addressed in edit letters and take your questions in a live Ask an Editor round. You may also submit questions for Diana in advance in the #sff-romance channel on the SFWA Discord.

Each month the Romancing SFF meetup will bring an expert speaker for thirty minutes of programming followed by opportunities to ask questions and network with the SFWA SFF romance community.

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January 21, 2023

Romancing SFF Monthly Meetup – Featuring: Charlaine Harris

January 21, 2023 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Panelists: Charlaine Harris
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Each month the Romancing SFF meetup will bring an expert speaker for thirty minutes of programming followed by opportunities to ask questions and network with the SFWA SFF romance community. In January, we welcome Charlaine Harris, bestselling author of the Gunnie Rose, Sookie Stackhouse, Aurora Teagarden, and so many other great series. Our prepared Q&A will focus on her use of romantic subplots within her stories, but please bring your questions. Questions for Charlaine can also be submitted in advance in the #sff-romance channel on the SFWA Discord.

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January 15, 2023

Narrative Worlds with Shannon Chakraborty – Beyond Background Filler: History and religion as foundational structures in worldbuilding. (Webinar)

January 15, 2023 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Track:

Narrative Worlds is a monthly discussion between Kate Elliott and a guest, looking into a specific single worldbuilding topic in depth.

Read more about Narrative Worlds with Shannon Chakraborty – Beyond Background Filler: History and religion as foundational structures in worldbuilding. (Webinar)

December 18, 2022

Narrative Worlds with Zoraida Córdova and Dhonielle Clayton – The Great Big World: WorldRevealing & WorldBuilding in MG and YA (Webinar)

December 18, 2022 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Track:

Narrative Worlds is a monthly discussion between Kate Elliott and a guest, looking into a specific single worldbuilding topic in depth.

Read more about Narrative Worlds with Zoraida Córdova and Dhonielle Clayton – The Great Big World: WorldRevealing & WorldBuilding in MG and YA (Webinar)

December 17, 2022

Romancing SFF Monthly Meetup – Social Gathering

December 17, 2022 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Panelists: Chelsea Mueller
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The December Romancing SFF Meetup will be a social gathering to build your romantic SFF network. Bring your 2023 goals to share with others. We’ll have breakout rooms for marketing, craft, spice level, and reading recommendation discussions. In January we’ll resume regular programming with a speaker at the beginning of each meetup. And we’ll be starting with Charlaine Harris, author of the Gunnie Rose, Sookie Stackhouse, Aurora Teagarden books and so many others!

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