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Sunday, May 28 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Will the Real Hero Please Stand Up? LIMITED

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Sometimes the hero of a story isn’t, or isn’t only, its real protagonist. A frequently cited example is Sam Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings, who more and more focuses Frodo as the action builds. Why might an author choose to concentrate on someone other than the hero? Can the hero ever be the antagonist?

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Julia Mandala

Julia S. Mandala (www.juliasmandala.com) holds degrees in history and law. She co-authors The Four Redheads of the Apocalypse series and the Corimar series and Villains in Training (coming soon). She also authored her own novels, Blood Songs and House of Doors, along with many sh... Read More →

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Donna Wagenblast Munro

Donna J. W. Munro has spent the last fifteen years teaching high school social studies immersed in the beauty and immediacy of teenage world building. Her students inspire her every day. An alumni of the Seton Hill Writing Popular Fiction program, she published pieces in Every Da... Read More →
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Anna La Voie

When she was a child, Anna La Voie thought with enough imagination anyone could perform magic. Finishing her first YA Fantasy novel, Cursed in Stone - about a girl who must find a lost Faery Queen to undo her mother’s heartbreaking curse, taught her that imagination itself is m... Read More →
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Dennis Young

Dennis Young’s writing experience began in the third grade and has continued since. Once through the grueling trials of school (grade, high, and college, surviving with a flourish) he found an outlet for his imagination in the world of fanzines and fan literature. | Working i... Read More →


Sunday May 28, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
Empire A 2345 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108

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