Pick your poison. From traditional herbs to modern medicine, poisons of various varieties have played a role in many a mystery novel. Our panel discusses some of the more novel uses of poisons in various works.

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When Words Collide 2014 panelist/authors Craig DiLouie, Dwayne Clayton, Melodie Campbell and Axel Howerton discuss death scenes, when and how characters should die, and whether violent books, like films, should be rated.

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Young Adult author Jacqueline Guest recounts adventures and inspiration from her travels to schools across the country.

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WWC committee member Tony King interviews D. J. McIntosh, author of The Angel of Eden, The Witch of Babylon and The Book of Stolen Tales during When Words Collide 2014.

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Margarita Gakis, Nina Munteanu (M), Sarah Katyi

Have times changed? Are current fiction writers looking at women through different lenses than the writers of 10, 20, 30 years ago? This panel looks at how women are portrayed in current fiction and asks the  question: Is change still needed?

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Historical fiction author Jack Whyte (The Skystone,The Forest Laird, Knights of the Black and White) and Penguin Canada editor Adrienne Kerr speak and take questions on historical research.

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2014 - 002 An Hour with Brandon Sanderson

The bestselling author of Mistborn and The Stormlight Archive talks about his career, reads from his work and takes questions.

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Join festival guest Mark Leslie for a Q&A discussion of the rapidly evolving world of publishing, from eBooks, to self-publishing, to the role of Kobo Canada.

 

Featuring:

Mark Leslie

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The 2012 Aurora Awards recorded during When Words Collide 2012

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Publishers and editors discuss industry trends, their working relationship with authors and agents, the impact of ePublishing on their business, and other questions raised from the audience.

Adrienne Kerr

Tina Moreau

Robert Runte

Patrick Swenson

J. Ellen Smith

Justyn Perry

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