Worldcon 75

August 9-13, 2017

Helsinki, Finland

 
 

Thursday, August 10 at 11:00

Messukeskus 203a

Asexuality in YA

Marguerite KennerLaura LamPeadar Ó GuilínKali Wallace

Are asexual characters well - or at all - represented in YA fiction? Is romance such an integral component of Young Adult fiction that it simply cannot be left out at all?

 

Thursday, August 10 at 12:00

Messukeskus 101d

Just Send It!: When to Stop Rewriting and Just Get Your Work Out There

Ken LiuKali WallaceEllen DatlowKatri Alatalo

The plot works, the character interactions and dialogue flow well but, there's just "one or two more things" you need to fix. This way lies madness. Edits and rewrites are part of the writing process but at some point you need to stop polishing your work and submit it. Our panelists offer advice on figuring out where that point is and getting enough confidence in your work to submit it.