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LTUE (Life, The Universe, And Everything) on February 16, 2017
Location: Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 101 W 100 N, Provo, UT 84601, USA
About LTUE: Life, the Universe, & Everything: The Marion K. “Doc” Smith Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy originated at Brigham Young University and has grown and changed a lot over the last thirty years. LTUE is a three-day academic symposium on all aspects of science fiction and fantasy. Comprised of panels, presentations and papers on writing, art, literature, film, gaming and other facets of speculative fiction, LTUE is a place to learn all about life, the universe, and everything else you love.
The symposium is, most importantly, a gathering place for fans of our creative and innovative world to hang out and share their love of all things amazing, obscure, and even not-quite-real.
Panel: Tackling Sensitive Subjects on February 16, 2017Time: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Substance abuse, racism, mental illness, physical abuse, corruption, and sex. As creators we are both blessed and cursed with the task of allowing others to see through our eyes. By sharing another perspective, we can change lives, but we can also inflame passions and fuel hate. How do we push the boundaries without crossing into forbidden territory?
Panel: Bite-sized Fiction on February 17, 2017Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
You don't always need 200k words to tell a story. Sometimes a few words is sufficient. Listen to pros talk about the benefits of short fiction, what the different lengths of short fiction are, and how to be effective with these stories.
Panel: Love, Sex & Romance on February 17, 2017Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Romance is often banished to its own genre, but is actually essential to all genres and stories. How to include romance in your fiction.
- My Favorite Bit: Laura Anne Gilman talks about THE COLD EYE
- Whoops…I’m not running for SFWA president after all.
- I’m running for SFWA president in 2017
- Hypothetically: If I were going to adapt one of my short work for stage…
- My Favorite Bit: Jaym Gates talks about UPSIDE DOWN
- My Favorite Bit: Michele Fogal talks about ROOT OF THE SPARK
- My Favorite Bit: Ruth Vincent talks about UNVEILED