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2023 Schedule - A Writer's Journey

Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Welcome & Keynote with Putsata Reang: Writing the Wound

Reception & Book Signing

Saturday, November 4th, 2023

Session 1

Master class with Putsata Reang: Strong Starts

Session 2

Writing Picture Books that Sell

-Mary Boone

11 Commandments of Writing

-Andy Becker

Developing Characters who Resonate

-Bob Balmer

Session 3

Drama in Poetry

-Michael MaGee

Researching Editors and Agents

-Scott Eagan

Dialogue: What Your Characters Say - Or Refuse to Say

-Connie Hampton Connally

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN - Gnosh food truck in parking lot!
Session 4

Indie Authorship

-Tyrean Martinson

The Book's Journey: Editing from Both Sides of the Desk

-Carolyne Wright

Characters in Crisis: Developing Internal and Extenal Conflict

-Bronwyn Scott

Session 5

The Keys to a Successful Writers Group (Panel)

-Guy, Martinson, & Larson

Transform Your Manuscript from Boring to Bad*ss

-Valerie Ihsan

Suspense Belongs in All Genres

-Wendy Kendall 

Check out the 2023 speaker bios' here