Notes from DisConIII: This panel explored the origin of the fae and fairy tales, their transition from dark tales for adults, to sweet Disney tales, and back again. Plus? One bit of advice that never gets old.
Short Fiction Expanded – A DisConIII Panel
This #DisconIII panel discussed:
Got a short story that you want to turn into a novel (or a novel that you want to pull shorts out of?) Here are a few things to consider.
– The difference between writing shorts versus Novels
– 5 approaches for turning shorts into a novel
– What changes are acceptable when you novelize a short?
– Authors who have done it
– Best for pantsers or plotters?
– Respectful ways to sell that short story
Creating New Mythology From Hidden History: A DisConIII Panel
Sharing notes from DisConIII/WorldCon
– Where to find histories that weren’t in your textbooks
– Ways to Contextualize histories
– Who gets to use the histories and tales
-Ways to use these ‘hidden histories’ in your writing
Finding The Authorial Voice: A DisConIII Panel
When you’re looking to get published, people sure talk a lot about your ‘voice’. But what exactly is it? And how can you change yours?
What authors do you admire? Which ones do you think you sound similar to?
Morgan’s 2022 Resolutions
Last year was a year of drafting, revision, querying, and networking.
This year? The goal is publication! Yet again, I need to refocus on what will get me there.