Schedule

2016 Conference Workshop Schedule

 – – – Please note that workshop schedules are subject to change without notice. – – –

THURSDAY

Doors open at 11:00 am for registration (No lunch provided)

 1:00PM 1:50PM ROOM 1 HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THE CONFER WHITTAKER
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 1  BOOK TO SCREEN BURGESS
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 2 EDIT YOURSELF INTO PRINT CARR
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 3 GETTING SASSY WITH SUBTEXT FAIRCHILD
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 4 CONDENSE THE STORY/SHORT WORKS SEVILLE
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 1  STORY ENGINEERING BROOKS
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 2  ALTERNATIVES TO SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETS GOLEBIOWSKI
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 3 HOW TO WRITE A BLURB THAT SELLS CARLILE
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 4 CONDENSE THE STORY (CONT’D) SEVILLE
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 1  WRITE DIALOGUE LIKE A PLAYWRIGHT HARTWELL
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 2 BEFORE YOU JUMP INTO SELF-PUBLISHING HUTSON
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 3 ART OF COLLABORATION KELLY
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 4 HUMOR – WHAT IS & ISN’T FUNNY MORGAN

No-host Cash Bar opens – 5:00pm

Meet and Greet – 5:30pm (hors d’oeuvres only)

FRIDAY

Doors open at 8:00 am – Breakfast and Author Panel (Philippa Burgess, Inspiration and Ideals; 8:30)

9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 1  TECH MATTERS MATTER SINOR
9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 2 GENRES – WHAT’S A POOR WRITER TO DO? McREYNOLDS
9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 3 14 THINGS TO REVISE IN YOUR MANUSCRIPT VICENTE
9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 4 WORLD BUILDING IN FICTION WINSTON
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 1  BUILDING A MEDIA BRAND BURGESS
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 2 HOW TO HOOK AN AGENT CARR
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 3 11 EDITS TO LOOK LIKE A PRO FAIRCHILD
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 4 HOW DOES NY LITERARY WORK GOLEBIOWSKI
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11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 1  IT’S YOUR VOICE, USE IT HARTWELL
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 2 DO YOU NEED AN AGENT HUTSON
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 3 THE ART OF PACING & TENSION KELLY
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 4 OPEN Q&A / BROOKS/CARLILE/McREYNOLDS

Lunch and Friday First Page Panel

2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 1  BOOK TO SCREEN BURGESS
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 2 EDIT YOURSELF INTO PRINT CARR
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 3 GETTING SASSY WITH SUBTEXT  FAIRCHILD
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 4  THE AGENT CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MORGAN
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3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 1  STORY ENGINEERING BROOKS
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 2 ALTERNATIVES TO SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETS GOLEBIOWSKI
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 3 HOW TO WRITE A BLURB THAT SELLS CARLILE
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 4 CHARACTERS FOR THE SCREEN SINOR
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4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 1  WRITE DIALOGUE LIKE A PLAYWRIGHT HARTWELL
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 2 BEFORE YOU JUMP INTO SELF-PUBLISHING HUTSON
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 3 ART OF COLLABORATION KELLY
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 4 HUMOR – WHAT IS & ISN’T FUNNY MORGAN

No-host Cash Bar opens – 5:00pm

Dinner and Friday First Page Panel

SATURDAY

Doors open at 8:00 – Breakfast and Author Panel (John Darryl Winston, The Journey to I.A., 8:30)

9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 1  TECH MATTERS MATTER SINOR
9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 2 GENRES – WHAT’S A POOR AUTHOR TO DO? McREYNOLDS
9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 3  14 THINGS TO REVISE IN YOUR MANUSCRIPT VICENTE
9:00AM 9:50AM ROOM 4 WORLD BUILDING IN FICTION WINSTON
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 1  WHOSE STORY IS THIS? Platt
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 2  HOW TO HOOK AN AGENT CARR
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 3 11 EDITS TO LOOK LIKE A PRO FAIRCHILD
10:00AM 10:50AM ROOM 4 HOW DOES NY LITERARY WORK GOLEBIOWSKI
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 1  WHOSE STORY IS THIS? (CONT’D) PLATT
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 2  IT’S YOUR VOICE, USE IT  HARTWELL
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 3  ART OF PACING AND TENSION KELLY
11:00AM 11:50AM ROOM 4 OPEN Q&A-BROOKS/CARLILE/McREYNOLDS

Lunch and Saturday Agent Panel – Brady McReynolds and Sam Morgan, How to Spot the Predator

4:00PM4:50PMROOM 4DO YOU NEED AN AGENTHUTSON

2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 1  POETRY AS LYRICS WINSTON
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 2  CREATING A NON-FICTION BOOK PROPOSAL VICENTE
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 3 AGENT-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MORGAN
2:00PM 2:50PM ROOM 4 CONDENSE THE STORY/SHORT WORKS SEVILLE
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 1  BUILDING A MEDIA BRAND BURGESS
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 2  WHOSE STORY IS THIS? PLATT
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 3  CHARACTERS FOR THE SCREEN SINOR
3:00PM 3:50PM ROOM 4  CONDENSE THE STORY (CONT’D) SEVILLE
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 1  POETRY AS LYRICS WINSTON
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 2 WHOSE STORY IS THIS? (CONT’D) PLATT
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 3  CREATING A NON-FICTION BOOK PROPOSA VICENTE
4:00PM 4:50PM ROOM 4 DO YOU NEED AN AGENT HUTSON

No-host Cash Bar opens – 5:30pm

Dinner & Keynote Address – LARRY BROOKS