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Saturday, August 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Crime & Fantasy

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From vampire assassins to wizard private eyes, crime has been mixing it up with fantasy for years. What is it about crime, noir, and the paranormal that's so appealing?

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Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe grew up in west Tennessee an hour north of Graceland (home of Elvis) and twenty minutes from Nutbush (birthplace of Tina Turner). He's been a reporter, editor, photographer and door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman. He now lives in a Wisconsin town famous for trolls, writes before six in the morning and tries to teach my three kids to act like they've been to town before. His novels include the Tufa series (the latest, "Chapel of... Read More →
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Bill Bodden

A freelance writer since 2001, Bill has done most of his writing in the tabletop games industry with work on roleplaying games for everything from Vampire: The Masquerade 20th Anniversary Edition and Firefly to Chill and Achtung! Cthulhu. Bill's published fiction credits include short stories "A Quiet House in the Country from Haunted: Eleven Tales of Ghostly Horror (Flames Rising Press, 2011) and "In the Shadow of His Glory" from Sidekicks... Read More →
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Matt McElroy

Matt M. McElroy is the Director of Publishing for DriveThruRPG and DriveThruComics. Here, he works with publishers to deliver your favorite RPGs and comics in digital and print editions. Matt also does freelance development and game design for companies like Onyx Path Publishing and Margaret Weis Productions. Some of the lines he has worked on include Vampire: The Masquerade, Hunter: The Vigil and Cortex Plus Heroic Roleplaying.
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Melissa Olson

Melissa Olson was born and raised in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, and studied film and literature at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. After graduation, and a brief stint bouncing around the Hollywood studio system, Melissa landed in Madison where she eventually acquired a master's degree from UW-Milwaukee, a husband, a mortgage, a teaching gig, two kids, and two comically oversized dogs, not at all in that order. She loves... Read More →

Saturday August 27, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Salon G

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