Mining History for Your Story

Saturday, September 17, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The subgenres of alternate and secret histories often set narratives in the past. But you can also dig up historical sources as bits of scaffolding for your stories set in the present, the future, or otherwhen. You’ll find intriguing characters, fabulous plots, and wild adventures back there. What are your favorite examples? What are the pitfalls of mining history to make it your own?



Panelists:

K. Grayson

R. Rose

A. G Thompson

J. Black *







2022-09-17 10:00:00 2022-09-17 11:00:00 America/Chicago Mining History for Your Story The subgenres of alternate and secret histories often set narratives in the past. But you can also dig up historical sources as bits of scaffolding for your stories set in the present, the future, or otherwhen. You’ll find intriguing characters, fabulous plots, and wild adventures back there. What are your favorite examples? What are the pitfalls of mining history to make it your own? The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport 4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway · Irving, Texas, 75063 FenCon info@fencon.org
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