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Sunday, October 19 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Seeing Your Work Made into Film

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What is it like to have a story you've written made into a Hollywood feature? What are the steps in the process an author goes through in seeing the movie made? Are they consulted by the producers or director? Is their work respected? What is their relationship to the screenwriters who will be hired to turn their story into a script. Does it increase their book sales, even if the movie bears little resemblance to the story they wrote? Is it an experience they'd care to repeat and, if so, what would they do differently the next time. These are some of the questions that may be answered by our panelists who have been through this experience: David Brin (The Postman), David Gerrold (The Martian Boy), and Richard Lupoff (12:01 PM).

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David Gerrold

David Gerrold has been sitting alone in a room and talking to himself for more than fifty years. If he hears anything good, he types it up. When he has enough words, he sends it to an editor. Occasionally some editor somewhere is so desperate for something to publish, he sends David... Read More →

Sunday October 19, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
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