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MagicCon 6 | Workshop | Fabelwesen schreiben | Robert Corvus

Dragons, unicorns, manticores, and leviathans … mythical creatures leave our readership in wonder. They are threat and promise, familiar and companion. They live in deep forests or keep cities alive, are feared or are targets of desire. But how do you make them as interesting as possible?

In this writing workshop, we’ll explore the fascination of winged ones and fire-breathers. We’ll explore what the appeal of these characters is – and how we can use them in stories. Robert Corvus will share his experiences before participants work in small groups to conceptualize mythical creatures and anchors for related stories. In the process, we will not only work out what we value, but also explore fantastical creatures that no human has seen before …

All you need to participate is a good mood and a pencil. Registration is not required.

Workshop leader: Robert Corvus
Max. attendance: TBA  -  Pre-registration at: TBA
Fee: Free  -  Duration: 90 min
The Workshop will be held in: german  -  Material to be brought: good mood and a pen
With Robert Corvus we welcome one of Germany's most successful fantasy authors at MagicCon. He has financed a premium hardcover edition of his Die Schattenherren trilogy through crowdfunding. Titles such as Drachenmahr, Gezeiten der Macht and Die Schwertfeuer-Saga preceded it. He also writes for the world's greatest science fiction series, Perry Rhodan. Together with Bernhard Hennen, Robert is adapting one of the foundational adventure campaigns of the role-playing game The Dark Eye, Die Phileasson-Saga, as a twelve-part novel series.

Robert has been a full-time writer since 2013. Prior to that, writing was a hobby and avocation for 25 years. During that time, novels in the BattleTech and The Dark Eye universes appeared under his pseudonym Bernard Craw.

Robert was a soldier, management consultant and project manager in international corporations. He has backpacked around the world, made the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and taught karate. After stations in Münster and Sindelfingen, he now lives in Cologne.

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