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Con-Fusion 2023: The Hero’s Journey
Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10:00am - 04:00pm

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Brick Cave Author Location: Cesar Chavez Branch Library
Available Times: 10am-4pm, Saturday
Event Location: 3635 W Baseline Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85339
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Discover magical merchandise created by local artists and artisans as Cesar Chavez Park and Library are transformed into a Renaissance village. Face painters and cosplayers welcome you into a whimsical world with minstrels, mermaids, and fantasy creatures. You may even spy pirates and the giant kraken! Take a break from your adventures to enjoy sword fights, belly dancers, fire breathers and other enchanting performances! Replenish yourself at one of our many food truck vendors.  

Fantasy and adventure enthusiasts can peek behind the curtain of creation with Author panels at 10:00, 1:00 and 3:00.  Signed books by featured author's will be available for purchase, and you may visit one on one with these epic creators in the “Author Lounge.”  

Cesar Chavez Library will also host Enchanted Tea Light crafts for teens, and pirate STEM activities for younger adventurers. Throughout the day adventurers of all ages are encouraged to join in D&D and RPG gaming. All crafts available while supplies last. 

Cosplay is encouraged, please check all prop weapons at our security station. 

Featured Author panels

10:00     Monsters and Mythology: Advice from authors to help you competently incorporate myths into your fiction.

1:00        Location, Location, Location: How to build worlds in Urban, Alt Historical, or High Fantasy genres. 

3:00        Found Families:  Creating a crew with a focus on group dynamics in fiction and game play.

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Author J.J.M. Czep [Bio]

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