Caroline Spector

Caroline Spector

Editor / Panelist Guest / Writer

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 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.

Twitter: @clspector

Instagram: carolinespector



Saturday, June 8, 2019 Noon | Location: Boomer B

In Defense of Difficult Women

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?

Panelists: Shai Fenwick, Dr. Marc DiPaolo, J. H. Fleming, Marguerite Reed, Sissy Space, Caroline Spector

Tracks: Writing & Publication

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:00 p.m. | Location: Event Center Portico

Beer and Blues Garden

Outdoor concert with the Bland Lemon band.

Panelists: Bland Lemon Denton, Sherri Dean, Caroline Spector, Bob Yeager

Tracks: Music

Tags: Performance

Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: Boomer B

Successful Writing Habits

Writers share their tips for success. Covering everything from how to overcome Writer's Block to what to do when real life interrupts. Let our panelists share some tips.

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Kevin J. Anderson, Rachel Caine, Shayla Raquel, Seth Skorkowsky, Caroline Spector

Tracks: Writing & Publication

Tags: Panel

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.

Panelists: Dan Erickson, James Hollaman, Kyros Cosplay, Travis Nance, Caroline Spector, Karen Thrower

Tracks: Culture & World Affairs, General Interest

Tags: Panel

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