FRIDAY

Morning Sessions

ON SITE REGISTRATION OPENS AT 8:30

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome & Announcements

Location: Maple
 

Please Note: Registration is open from 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM & throughout the day during scheduled breaks.

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Doug Grad

Location: Maple
 

Topic: TBA

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Session Break

Be sure to visit the author tables to visit with them & check out their books! 

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Doug Grad

Location: Maple
 

Topic: TBA

11:30 AM - 1:30PM

Break for Lunch

Please note: Lunch is on your own

Breakout Sessions I

Choose one breakout session

1:30 PM - 2:30PM

Mike Blakely

Location: Dogwood
 

Topic: Forget the Major Recording Labels and Big Stars! 

J.C. Fields

Location: Redbud
 

Topic: Taking Your book to Audio

Russell Gayer

Location: Cedar
 

Topic: Make Your Readers Laugh WITH You, Not AT You

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Session Break

Be sure to visit the author tables to visit with them & check out their books! 

Breakout Sessions II

Choose one breakout session

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Michael Hilton

Location: Dogwood
 

Topic: Science Fiction is the Best Fiction: How to Write Compelling Sci-Fi

Tierney James

Location: Redbud
 

Topic: Conflict, Action, & Suspense

Mary-Lane Kamberg

Location: Cedar
 

Topic: Getting Down to Business

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Session Break

Be sure to visit the author tables to visit with them & check out their books! 

BOARD TALK  BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

Choose one breakout session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Linda Apple

Location: Dogwood
 

Topic: Using the Elements to Build Characters 

Sharon Kizziah-Holmes

Location: Redbud
 

Topic: Clearing Up the Cloud

Clarissa Willis

Location: Cedar
 

Topic: No Credentials Needed: Writing Non-Fiction for Fun and Profit

Evening Activities

Open: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Happy Hour (Cash Bar)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Barbeque Banquet

Location: Maple & Walnut

7:30 PM ~ until

Entertainment

Location: Maple & Walnut

We will have the pleasure of hearing MIKE BLAKELY, award-winning singer - songwriter & novelist, perform. 

Please Note: Entertainment is open to all attendees and their guests, even if they choose to dine elsewhere.