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CONFERENCE PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Thursday, June 7th- Sunday, June 10th, 2018

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 Thursday 6/7/18
Finish Your Book in Three Drafts: Crafting Fiction and Creative Nonfiction with the Book Architecture Method
Stuart Horwitz

  Write Your Novel I
Chris C.C. Humphreys
 Lunch on your own

Finish Your Book in Three Drafts: Crafting Fiction and Creative Nonfiction with the Book Architecture Method
Stuart Horwitz
  Write Your Novel II
Chris C.C. Humphreys

 Friday 6/8/18

Writing About Military Matters
Jack London
Helpful Hints for Submitting Your Novel
Harriett Sackler
Meditation for Writers
Stuart Horwitz

Five Ways to Improve Your Writing Style
Rose Kleidon
Way Beyond Wikipedia:
Online Sources for Historical Research
 
Mary Malloy
Publishers, Publicists, and a Reading Public: The Brass Tacks
Jenny Yacovissi

Point of View in Historical Fiction
Tim Weed
How Far Can a Horse Travel in a Day
Mary Ann Trail
From Paper to Web: Turning Family Archives into a Wordpress Essay
Elizabeth Taylor
Lunch
 
The Heart of Story

Marc Graham

Violence, Guarded Bodies and
the British Suffragettes (1903-1914)

Clarissa Harwood
Narrative Thrust: The Momentum Every Story Needs
Paula Munier
Developing Characters from
Fact and Fiction

Anna Castle
America's Forgotten Patriot: Mercy Otis Warren
and the Writings that Fanned the Flames of
Revolution

Lew Taylor
Author Branding: How to Stand Out from the Crowed While Still Being "You"
Nicole Evelina
Sex and Violence: Revealing the
Character in Hot Action

Chris Humphreys
Plants are Characters Too!
Barbara Salvatore
Story to Stage
Dorothea Bonneau


   
 Saturday 6/9/18

Make it Real - From Legend to Story

Marc Graham

tbd From Tradie to Indie: The Remaking of C.C.Humphreys

Chris Humphreys
From Family to Fiction: Using Your Ancestral History to Build Historical Fiction

Jenny Yacovissi
Language and Culture: The Seed of Language

Barbara Salvatore
The Well-Sold Story: An Agent's Secret to Writing Stories That Sell

Paula Munier
Marketing Plans for Traditional and Indie Authors

Nicole Evelina
The African Heritage Legacy of Newport RI

Keith W. Stokes
Building Your Author Website
Stuart Horwitz
 

Book Signing

 
Awards Dinner
 
 Sunday 6/10/18
 
Leave Out the Parts that Readers Tend to Skip - Applying Elmore Leonard's Tenth Rule of Writing

Jack London
Runes for Writers

Marc Graham
World Building in Historical Fiction

Tim Weed


Give Your Characters Voice: Bring your Character to Life

Barbara Salvatore
Spiritualism in 19th Century America

Nicole Evelina
Never Give In. Never Give In. Never, Never, Never, Never. (How Winston Churchill and Baseball Can Help You Write Your Book and Get it Published)

Judithe Little