Space ships and portals and dragons, oh my! Have you ever wondered what the difference between science fiction and fantasy is? Have you watched films and read books that left you wondering about the elements? In this session, author and publisher Fern Brady will review the individual elements of each genre and explore how they have evolved in various hybrids through film and books.
Fern Brady is the founder and CEO of Inklings Publishing. She holds multiple Masters degrees and several certifications. She began her professional life as a foreign correspondent, taught for 15 years in Alief ISD, and is a full-time Realtor in Houston. Fern has published numerous short stories, two children's picture books, a couple of poems, and is excited about the release of her debut novel, United Vidden, which is book one in her Thyrein’s Galactic Wall Series. She is an active member of the Houston Writers Guild, with whom she served as CEO for four years, and currently serves on the board of Authorology, a non-profit organization which helps authors in a variety of ways. Besides being Municipal Liaison for Nanowrimo Houston, she is also a member of Authors Marketing Guild as well as of Blood Over Texas and Romance Writers of America. Follow Fern's writing at: www.fernbrady.com