The 2018 Conference Class Schedule Is Now Available!

Thursday

( Optional Pre-Conference Workshops )

11 AM: Registration opens

12 PM: Session 1 Workshops Begin

  • First Pages Clinic
  • Plot and Character Arc
  • Be a Digital Superstar
  • Publishing Polish and Pitch

2:45 PM SNACK BREAK 

3:15 PM: Session 2 Workshops Begin

  • First Pages Clinic
  • Plot and Character Arc
  • Be a Digital Superstar
  • Publishing Polish and Pitch

6:00 PM: Classes end for the day

Friday

8:00 AM: Registration opens

8:15 AM: New Attendee Orientation

9:00 AM: Opening Remarks

10:00 AM: Breakouts 1-2

12:00: LUNCH/First Chapter Awards Ceremony

1:30: Breakouts 3-4

3:20 PM: SNACK BREAK

4:00 PM: Breakouts 5-6

6:00 PM: DINNER

7:00 PM: Keynote with Shannon Hale

8:00 PM: Social Events/Mingles

Saturday

7:45 AM: Registration opens

8:00 AM: New Attendee Orientation

8:30 AM: Opening Remarks

9:00 AM: Breakouts 7-9

12:00 PM: LUNCH

1:30 PM: Breakouts 10-12

4:30 PM: Closing Remarks

5:00 PM: Mass Author Book Signing/Sale

7:30 PM: Whitney Awards Gala

If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.

Mr. Fred Rogers