You’re on the cutting edge of technology. You dream a future filled with tech mere mortals can’t imagine. Sparks of creativity fly. You want to write it all down, but you’ve never written a story in your life. So what now? This After Dark session will take a look at some of the great science fiction and fantasy writers, past and present, and pull those gleaming gems of wisdom from their stories that will help you finish your magnum opus. What makes a great sci-fi character? What plot pitfalls need to be avoided? What writing habits do you need to form and which ones do you need to drop? If you’re an aspiring or experienced writer, you’ll find something in this session to apply to your own work.