Conference Workshop Schedule

Conference Workshop Schedule

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Room #
(capacity)
All 3 Mornings Tracks
(10:00-11:45)
Thursday Workshop
Session 1
(1:15-2:30)
Thursday Workshop
Session 2
(2:45-4:00)
Friday
Workshop
Session 3
(1:15-2:30)
Friday
Workshop
Session 4
(2:45-4:00)
Saturday
Workshop
Session 5
(1:15-2:30)
Saturday
Workshop
Session 6
(2:45-4:00)
Myers 102 (50) Int/Adv Fiction
Tosca Lee
How to Pitch Your Book Idea
Kim Bangs
Navigating the New Publishing Frontier
Allen Arnold
Creating with God
Allen Arnold
Creating, Writing, and Pitching the TV Pilot
Andrea Frazer
Caring for Your Writing Career
Karen Ball
The Power of Your Premise
Kim Bangs
Myers 105 (35) Screenwriting
Claire Hutchinson
Making the Most of First Impressions
Julie Williams
How to Publicize Your New Release
Miralee Ferrell
Working with Agents and Editors
Karen Ball
I Swear
Parker J. Cole
Writing through Adversity
Rachel Marks
Critique like an Apostle
Julie Williams
Myers 108
(32)
Self-publishing
Rich Bullock
Doing Ministry the Write Way
Tim Riter
Blogging Basics
Stephanie Alton
Blogging to Book Deal
Stephanie Alton
How Poetry Improves Prose
Tim Riter
Time Management for Writers
Lindsay Franklin
Don’t Fence Me In
Martha Bolton
Sutherland 200
(35)
Teen Track
Shannon Dittemore
Screenwriting for a Specific Brand
Bob Saenz
What Hollywood Agents Want
Terry Porter
Acting Out—Fighting Basics for Writers
Ben Wolf
How Hollywood Works
Terry Porter
Christian Worldview in the Movies
Brian Godawa
After Your Write Your Screenplay
Bob Saenz
Talbot 007
(44)
Beginning NF
Kathy Collard Miller
Demolishing Reader Stumbling Blocks
Lori Freeland
Writing for the General Market
Mike Duran
Frame Your Scene, Build Your Story
Lori Freelnd
Choosing a Small Press
Renae Green
Creative Ways to Get the Story Flowing
Miralee Ferrell
YA Christian Fiction
Tessa Emily Hall
Talbot 008
(48)
Beginning Fiction
Frank Ball
Writing Flash Fiction that Sells
Ben Wolf
Keys to a Successful Book Proposal
Sandra Barela
Writing a Series
Rachel Marks
Social Media 101
Sandra Barela
Creating a Website
Paul Regnier
Make ’Em Laugh
Renae Green
Talbot 107
(44)
Int/Adv Nonfiction
Joseph Bentz
The Current Picture Book Market
Adria Goetz
Writing for Children  Part 1
Valerie Coulman
The Future of the Christian   Picture Book Market
Adria Goetz
Writing for Children  Part 2
Valerie Coulman
Writing for Children  Part 3
Valerie Coulman
Writing for Children  Part 4
Valerie Coulman
Talbot 108
(48)
Marketing
Lynn Donovan
How to Sell Your Book to an Agent
Tessa Emily Hall
Devotionals for All Ages
MacKenzie Howard
Turning Personal Experience into a Devotional Message, Part 1
Susan King
Turning Personal Experience into a Devotional Message, Part 2
Susan King
Writing a Book Proposal
MacKenzie Howard
Pitching a Kick-Butt Magazine Article
Andrea Frazer
Talbot 109
(24)
Writing as a Career
Erin Taylor Young
Those We Do not Speak Of
Parker Cole
Writing by Emotion
Martha Bolton
Song Writing Part 1
Sally Klein O’Connor
Tax Strategies Most Creative Entrepreneurs Miss
Chris Morris
Song Writing Part 2
Sally Klein O’Connor
Bookkeeping without Losing Your Sanity
Chris Morris
Talbot 112
(14)
Memoir Writing
Sarah Thebarge
Appointments Appointments  Appointments Appointments Appointments Appointments
Talbot 113
(32)
Spec Fiction
Jill Williamson
Appointments Appointments Appointments Appointments Appointments Appointments

Updated 6/1/2017

General Sessions Schedule

Room #
(capacity)
All 3 Days/All Day All 3 Days
(7:30-9:45AM)
Thursday
(4:15-5:15PM)
Thursday
(6:30-9:00PM)
Friday
(4:15-5:15PM)
Friday
(6:30-9:00PM)
Saturday
(4:15-5:15PM)
Saturday
(6:30-9:00PM)
CBR
(128)
Registration, bookstore, OT Studios, freebie tables Publishing Panel Agent Panel Autograph party
Chapel
(400)
7:30-8:45 worship
9:00-9:45 welcome, faculty introductions, orientation
Keynote, worship, and evening events Keynote, worship, and evening events
Sally O’Connor
Crowell
(400)
Keynote, worship, Giveaways, Prizes, and EIE Awards

Updated 6/1/2017