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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Saturday, March 30 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Steampunk Morality and Victorian Values

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Steampunk draws on the speculative fiction of the nineteenth century. If you’re writing a steampunk story, what Victorian social values do you use, and which do you throw out? And which might sneak in when you aren’t looking? Fiona Anderson moderates Chris Butler, Mike Cobley, Philip Palmer and Leisel Schwarz.


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Fiona Anderson

CEO, London Tai Chi Instructors
I love doing Tai Chi, because it has made me a calmer, happier person. I was a complete klutz when I started, but now I teach others - what a transformation :) | | Visit my website, to see some short video clips and other information about tai chi, chi kung, health and martial benefits, etc. | | An Eastercon with Boyfriend, friends, books and tai chi - what could be better! :)
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Chris Butler

Chris Butler's fantasy novella THE FLIGHT OF THE RAVENS is published September 2012 in hardback, with the kindle ebook forthcoming in April 2013. The story is shortlisted for the BSFA Award for Best Short Fiction. His novel ANY TIME NOW has been described as a "compulsive time-travel mystery" and a "quirky science fiction love story." Chris has also published short stories in anthologies and magazines including Asimov's Science Fiction and... Read More →
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Mike Cobley

chief writer and brainpilot
Writing, writing, and politics. And video games.
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Liesel Schwarz

Author
Liesel Schwarz writes fiction. Her debut novel, A Conspiracy of Alchemists was published by DelRey in 2013 and the sequel, A Clockwork Heart will be out in the summer. A life-long fan of 19th Century Gothic Literature, she is a hopeless romantic and loves Victorians, Steampunk, fairies, fantasy monsters, the Fin de siècle and the correct way to drink absinthe. She is currently busy with her doctorate in English and Creative Writing at Brunel... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2013 7:00pm - 8:00pm
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court