70. Imagining the Other: Using Fantasy to Build Empathy

Sunday, June 4 | 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • Culture
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy

Randy Henderson and Erika Lewis, moderated by Ellen Klages

You’ve no doubt heard the adage, “Write what you know,” but what if you want to write about aliens, dragons, wizards, or people from an entirely different culture? Four writers debunk the myth that “knowing” trumps all, and how it’s far more important to write what you imagine, what inspires you, and what story you want to tell.

2017-06-04 13:30:00 2017-06-04 14:45:00 America/Los_Angeles Imagining the Other: Using Fantasy to Build Empathy You've no doubt heard the adage, "Write what you know," but what if you want to write about aliens, dragons, wizards, or people from an entirely different culture? Four writers debunk the myth that "knowing" trumps all, and how it's far more important to write what you imagine, what inspires you, and what story you want to tell. Hotel Shattuck Plaza Randy Henderson and Erika Lewis, moderated by Ellen Klages Get Tickets

Hotel Shattuck Plaza - Crystal Ballroom

Book signing information: Interior patio