Amanda Cherry

Amanda Cherry (@MandaTheGinger) is a Seattle-area queer, disabled nerd who still can’t believe people pay her to write stories. She is the author of two novels, wrote for the TTRPG Acute Paranoia, is an award-winning screenwriter, and has published multiple pieces of short fiction. Her nonfiction writing has been featured on such sites as,, and
Amanda is a member of SAG-AFTRA, SFWA and Broad Universe.
Follow Amanda’s geekery and hilarity on Twitter @MandaTheGinger and follow her literary journey at

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May 21, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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What is the difference between writing in your own world and writing in someone else’s world? What are the pitfalls to avoid? How do you make sure you get the characters right? Where can you stretch your literary legs and where do you need to hold back? And how do you get the IP owners to choose you to write for them?