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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 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Editing - the truth, the myth and the rule of the red pen

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Practical experience and observations on how to edit, and how to be edited. Bella Pagan moderates Janine Ashbless, Naomi Foyle, Paul McAuley and Mercurio D Rivera.

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Janine Ashbless

I'm a writer of fantasy and supernatural fiction within the Erotica genre, with seven published novels and two collections of short stories to my name. Currently I'm working on the first of a trilogy about fallen angels for Cleis Press. I've been a H P Lovecraft fan and a "Call of Cthulhu" GM since my teens, and a D&D player for even longer than that. I co-founded the "Eleventh Hour" LARP system back in the day, and can still sometimes be found... Read More →
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Naomi Foyle

Author of SEOUL SURVIVORS, Jo Fletcher Books
Naomi Foyle swims in the sea from April-September, agitates for a just peace in the Middle East, and writes in multiple genres. Her debut novel, cyberthriller SEOUL SURVIVORS, was published by Jo Fletcher Books in February 2013, to be followed by ASTRA in 2014. Naomi is also the author of several poetry collections, including THE NIGHT PAVILION (Waterloo Press), an Autumn 2008 Poetry Book Society Recommendation. She has collaborated with... Read More →
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Bella Pagan

Senior Commissioning Editor, Tor UK, Pan Macmillan
I am a senior commissioning editor for Pan Macmillan’s Tor imprint in the UK, working on out-of-this world SF, fantasy and urban fantasy (plus other subdivisions, factions and associated areas). If you are curious as to what us editor-types get up to, I give more detail in a recent article here http://bit.ly/ZPoivR and on twitter as @BellaPagan.

Saturday March 30, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
2 - Rowan Cedar Court