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Friday, July 12 • 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Why Do You Write? (ET)

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Moderator: Allen Wold

Ben Franklin is quoted as saying "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." Our panelist discuss why they choose to write, what or who their influences were. What would happen if they stopped writing?

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Allen Wold

Literary Guest
Allen Wold was born in south-western Michigan, finished high school in Tucson, Arizona, and graduated from college, in Claremont, California, where he later met his wife, Diane. They married in 1972, and moved to North Carolina, where he began his career as a full time writer. In... Read More →
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David B. Coe

Literary Guest
David B. Coe/D.B. Jackson is the author of more than twenty novels and as many short stories.As D.B. Jackson (DBJackson-Author.com), he is the author of TIME’S CHILDREN (October 2018) and TIME’S DEMON (May 2019), the first books in The Islevale Cycle, a time travel/epic fantasy series from Angry Robot Books. He also writes the Thieftaker Chronicles, a series set in pre-Revolutionary Boston that combines... Read More →
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Jason Graves

Literary Guest
Jason is the publisher and chief editor at Prospective Press, a traditional publisher of genre fiction and select non-fiction titles, currently with twenty-five books in print and over thirty authors represented. The company now encompasses seven traditional imprints and two hybrid... Read More →
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Melissa McArthur

Literary Guest
Melissa McArthur is the founder and president of Clicking Keys Writer Services, a full-service editing, cover design, and layout company based in the upstate of South Carolina. She also serves as Associate Publisher for Falstaff Books, and is an accomplished editor and proofreader... Read More →
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Leann M. Rettell

Literary Guest
Leann M. Rettell was born and raised in West Virginia but now lives in North Carolina with her husband, three children, three crazy dogs, and two aloof cats. She is the author of the Conjuragic Series and the upcoming Dream Thief Series published by Falstaff Books. She has dreamed... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 10:00pm - 10:50pm
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