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Friday, May 29 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Writing Characters With Disabilities

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It seems like either all characters are able-bodied or it’s only the bad guys who get a limp, lisp, twitch or some other (unflattering) physical tag. Let’s talk about creating realistic and respectful characters—good and bad—with visible and non-visible disabilities, and discuss books that have done it right (or not).

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Rebecca Carter

Specializing in short format horror, all three of her collections of short stories have debuted in the top 50 horror slots on amazon. The latest collection "After Dusk" focuses on what the consequences of letting go of our humanity.
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Dahlia Rose

Literary Guest
Dahlia Rose is the best-selling author of contemporary, military and paranormal romance with a hint of Caribbean spice. She was born and raised on a Caribbean island and now currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her five kids, who she affectionately nicknamed “The Children of the Corn,” and her biggest supporter and longtime love. She has a love of erotica, dark fantasy, sci-fi, and the things that go bump in the night... Read More →


Friday May 29, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Carolina A/B (Writer's Track)

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