This is a rush transcript of a live blog of an upcoming panel discussion hosted by SciFiNow.com, a podcast from the Center for Inquiry.
The panel discussion is being hosted by author Chris Riddell, author of the novel Ebook, the upcoming sci-fantasy novel The Last Emperor, and other authors including David Edelstein, Christopher Campbell, and more.
The event will feature a panel of speakers discussing topics such as: “The future of science fiction” and “The challenges of writing sci-Fi” as well as “Why the next generation of authors should read more.”
Read moreThe panels are moderated by Sci Fi Now’s Emily A. Meeks, author and editor of the SciFiNOW.com series The SciFi Blog.
Panelists include:Christopher Campbell, author(s):The Last EmperorThe Last EmpireThe Emperor’s SonThe Last EmpressThe EmperorSiege of TiraA Conversation with Chris RynellA Conversation With David EdelmanA Conversation About Science by Michael ChabonAn Open Mind by Richard DawkinsAn Unwritten Story by Stephen KingA Conversation on Science and Technology with Christopher CampbellA Conversation about Science by Steven LevyAn Open and Unspoken Conversation by Christopher CampbellChris Riddel is a writer, editor, and science fiction author.
His books include The Last Empire, the forthcoming sci-fiction novel The Emperor’s Daughter, and the upcoming novel The Empire.
Chris Rynel is the editor of The Sci Fi Blog.
Chris is the author of a number of science-fiction novels including The Last Imperial, The Emperor Sings, and The Last Empress.
He’s also the author or co-author of two novels, The Last Imperium and The Emperor and Son.
He is the co-editor of the science fiction anthology The Last Book.
Christopher Rynels latest book, The Empire, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2014.
His debut novel, The Fall of Tria, was a Nebula award nominee in 2014, and has been hailed as one of the best science fiction novels of the past decade.
Chris is also the coauthor of The Empire: A Novel.