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Friday, June 24 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Exploding World of Fan-Created Entertainment (Loc. Crown RM 10thFL)

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This session will take a look at the evolution of fan fiction from rabid fan playroom to career catapult. From E. L. James’ “50 Shades of Grey,” or Hugh Howey’s Silo Saga in the Kindle Worlds platform, to “The Hillywood Show” and fan-made films like “Severus Snape and the Marauders,” this panel will look at the changing landscape of fan-created content. What does it mean for the author of the original work, the fan-turned-center of attention, and the future of entertainment properties? Find out at #UTOPiA2016.

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Janet Wallace

founder, UTOPiAcon
let's talk about books, marketing and dream-leading.

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Shawn McGuire

Author, Brown Bag Books
Self-published author of 3 young adult novels in The Wish Makers series. Also a mom, wife, and all-around good person. :)
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Corinne O'Flynn

Corinne O'Flynn is a native New Yorker now living in Colorado who wouldn't trade life in the Rockies for anything. She loves writing flash and experimenting with short fiction. A scone aficionado, she has an entire section of her kitchen devoted to tea, and is always on the lookout for the elusive Peanut Chews candy. When she isn't writing, Corinne works as the executive director of a nonprofit. She is a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction... Read More →
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Riley Wilson

PA, Fangirl, Consultant, Stacie Wilson Books
"After all this time, Severus?" "Always." (My favorite quotes EVER) | Heyo! I'm a book loving, fanfiction writing, author stalking fangirl (don't call the cops). This is my fourth Utopia.

Friday June 24, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Millennium Maxwell House Hotel 2025 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard Nashville, TN, 37228

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