Starts Thursday, March 23.
Here’s the lineup of seminars for three days of awesome writer knowledge. Come early to learn, stay late to rub elbows with the presenters, agents, authors, and fellow writers.
Thursday March 23 :
| 8:30 AM – 12:00 Noon
Full day Michael Hauge Seminar
Lunch with the Experts (included)
|1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Continuation of“Story Mastery” seminar
|7:00 PM – 9:00||
Writers Cafe: Informal Read and Critique (Included with ALL registrations)
Friday, March 24
Thursday Writers Cafe plus all Friday evening activities including
Page Cuts Critique, Victoria Selvaggio workshop, and Reception.
Two Michael Hauge Workshops
“Story Closeup” and
Down the Author Marketing
Deborah Riley Magnus12-12:45
Lunch with the Experts (included) 1:00
4:30Maximizing the Emotional Potential
of Your Novel
Insider Self-Publishing: Tips that Separate the Amateurs from the Pros
3 sessions Anonymous read and critique
with industry pros.
(Page Cuts Included with Friday and/or Saturday Registration)
Limited to 36 participants
Sign up for Page Cuts when you register
Agent 101: An Insiders View of Getting an Agent
(Included with Friday and/or Saturday
Guest presenter: “Samuel Clemens”
|Included with Friday and/or Saturday Registration|
Saturday, March 25:
all Friday evening activities including Page Cuts Critique,
Victoria Selvaggio workshop, and Reception.
|7:30 – 8:40||
|8:50 – 9:40||
Finding Story in True Events
|Writing the Compelling Short Story||
How to Turn Your Writing into a Money-Making Business
|9:50 – 10:40||Organizing Your Writing Business||10 Tools for Author Marketing Success||
Spicing it Up: Romance as a Genre Fiction Tool
How to Turn Your Writing into a Money-Making Business(continued)
|11:00 – 11:50||
Feature This: Writing Articles
|What’s the Right Type of Publishing for My Book?||Writing From the Inside Out|
Lunch and Keynote
“Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story”
1:40 – 2:30Let’s Get Personal:
Care & Feeding of Your Marketing Muse
Engaging Backstory Techniques
World Building in Speculative Fiction
2:40 – 3:30
Organizing Your Writing Content
Does My Book Have What it Takes?
Writing on the Dark Side
The Artful Poem
Be sure to stick around Saturday Afternoon when the presentation part of the program closes. Authors and Presenters will be participating in a Book Fair, and there’ll be door prizes.
|3:30 – 5:00 p.m.||
· Book Fair**
· Contest Winners
· Door Prizes
· Conference closes
**All published GLVWG members are eligible to participate in the book fair. Please contact book fair coordinator Jerry Waxler to reserve a space by March 6, 2017
Detailed instructions for selling your book(s) at the Book Fair are HERE
Don’t forget to register with our friendly volunteers when you come in and get the room location for each seminar .
See you at the conference.