Nonfiction
Monica Valentinelli

Grab Your Badge, Ready, Set, Meet!

Did you know that if you put your ear to the ground during a convention, you can hear the sound of laughter three blocks away? Whether you’re a reader or an author, a pro or an amateur, there’s a lot of fun to be had at a science fiction, fantasy or horror con.

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Nonfiction
Monica Valentinelli

When Science Fiction Meets Horror in World Building

The world’s history is riddled with inaccuracies, partially because it’s impossible to read or decipher what actually happened, or when it happened. Using a combination of science and intuition, we can guess what may have occurred in history, but a lot of the time we’re not entirely sure.

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Nonfiction
Monica Valentinelli

Game Fiction: Why It Works (and Why It Doesn’t)

If you go to your bookshelf and pick up your favorite gaming book, whether it’s from Apophis Consortium or Evil Hat Productions, reread the fiction or flavor text that’s used as chapter breaks or to enhance the setting.

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