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LitRPG Showcase

Explore the newly-exploding genre of Literary RPGs

Find out about LitRPGs, a newly-exploding genre of fiction set in video-gaming worlds. Publisher (Portal Books) Taran Matharu talks about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

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Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

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Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 6th June 2020

Launching Shoreline of Infinity 18: Spotlight on BAME SF writers

Live performances from…

Music: Fadzai Mandaza
Prose: Zen Cho, Asith Pallemulla, Tobi Ogundiran
Poetry: Robert René Galván
Drama: Debbie Cannon, Jonathan Whiteside, Ben Blow
with Tendai Huchu
and your host: Russell Jones

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Ru Pringle reads from “October Song”

Ru Pringle joins us at Event Horizon Online from his Lockdown Location in Dunoon in Scotland.
He is reading an extract from his latest novel, October Song, set in the near future and takes us on a nail-biting chase around the Highlands.

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Event Horizon 14th November 2019 Scotland in Space

  Shoreline of Infinity’s Expedition to Mars Launching the Scotland in Space anthology   Orbiting the R** planet with: Mars fiction – Pippa Goldschmidt Space fact – Alastair Bruce Mars chat – Elsa Bouet & Sean McMahon Space poetry, music and video – beamed from Mars MC and bad jokes – Russell Jones and the action-packed

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Event Horizon 10th October 2019

Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon Two Launches in One Night! Oh, how we spoil you…: Prose: Jonathan Whitelaw – launching The Man in the Dark 
Reading from Shoreline of Infinity 16: Debbie Cannon 
Poetry: Laura Watt
s Stunning Words: Andrew J Wilson 
MC and bad, bad jokes: Russell Jones Rap and instrumental:
 Texture and the action-packed prize-filled

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Ada Palmer, Jane Yolen, Jo Walton, and Rachel Plummer – The Return!

  Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon – The Return Festival Science Fiction & Fantasy special featuring: Ada Palmer Jane Yolen Jo Walton Rachel Plummer MC Russell Jones 7pm – 8.30pm Wednesday 21st August 2019 Blackwell’s Bookshop 53-62 South Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1YS tickets £10 (full), £7.50 (conc.) Order your tickets below.   Jane Yolen pic:

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LitRPG Showcase

Explore the newly-exploding genre of Literary RPGs

Find out about LitRPGs, a newly-exploding genre of fiction set in video-gaming worlds. Publisher (Portal Books) Taran Matharu talks about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

Read More »

Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

Read More »

Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 6th June 2020

Launching Shoreline of Infinity 18: Spotlight on BAME SF writers

Live performances from…

Music: Fadzai Mandaza
Prose: Zen Cho, Asith Pallemulla, Tobi Ogundiran
Poetry: Robert René Galván
Drama: Debbie Cannon, Jonathan Whiteside, Ben Blow
with Tendai Huchu
and your host: Russell Jones

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