Caroline Spector has published and edited numerous game modules, written three computer-game hint books, and published three novels in the Shadowrun/Earthdawn universe. Her work has appeared in a half-dozen Wild Cards books, and the to-be-released Joker Moon and Three Kings. Her short story “The Flight of Morpho Girl,” co-authored with Bradley Denton, appeared on tor.com. Her novella “Lies My Mother Told Me” was published in the World Fantasy Award-winning anthology Dangerous Women. She was an Associate Editor at Amazing magazine while the Earth was still cooling. She lives in Austin, TX with her husband, noted game designer Warren Spector.
Maleficent, Elphaba, Ursula, and other witchy women who won't stay where we put them. Panelists dissect the characterizations of complex women in SF storytelling, how they are written well or written poorly. How do these characterizations of women compare to real-life portrayals of women in media?
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A
How Not to be the Creepy Person in the Corner
There she is, looking radiant in her Squirrel Girl cosplay. So what do you do now? You want to talk to her, but it feels awkward. How to approach this situation without coming across as "That Guy?" A candid talk on the increasing difficulty of meeting new people and picking up on social cues.