Sci-Fi Shenanigans! A Live RPG
Four teens wake up in the cargo hold of a strange spaceship, with no memory of how they got there — and little memory of who they even are. But if they don’t get off this vessel soon, an intergalactic grounding isn’t all they’re destined for. This could mean war.
We are using Risus, a one-shot RPG that’s all about cliches, so expect a lot of them.
Rosiee Thor began her career as a storyteller by demanding to tell her mother bedtime stories instead of the other way around. She lives in Oregon with a dog, two cats, and four complete sets of Harry Potter, which she loves so much, she once moved her mattress into the closet and slept there until she came out as queer. Tarnished Are The Stars is her first novel.
M.K. England is an author and YA librarian who grew up on the Space Coast of Florida and now calls rural Virginia home. When they’re not writing or librarianing, MK can be found drowning in fandom, rolling dice at the gaming table, digging in the garden, or feeding their video game addiction. They love Star Wars with a desperate, heedless passion. It’s best if you never speak of Sherlock Holmes in their presence. You’ll regret it.
M.K. is the author of The Disasters (2018) and Spellhacker (2020), both from Harper Teen. Follow them at MKEngland.com.
Linsey Miller grew up in Arkansas and has previously worked as a crime lab intern, neuroscience (undergrad) lab assistant, and pharmacy technician. She is represented by Rachel Brooks of Bookends Literary and holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Wichita State University. She can currently be found writing about science and magic anywhere there is coffee.
Her debut duology, containing Mask of Shadows and Ruin of Stars, was about a genderfluid thief who fought their way through auditions to be the next royal assassin. Her most recent book, Belle Révolte, is a French-inspired fantasy about two girls, one revolt, and unimaginable magic. It is set to be released 4 February 2020 with another standalone YA fantasy to follow in 2021.
Alyssa Hollingsworth is represented by Amber Caraveo at Skylark Literary. Her debut The Eleventh Trade – “a powerful story of love, loss, friendship and hope, centered around Sami, a young refugee from Afghanistan now building a new life with his grandfather in Boston” – came out Fall 2018 with Roaring Brooks/Macmillan (U.S.), Piccadilly Press (U.K.), and numerous foreign publishers. Her second book The Invisible Boy releases Summer 2020.