Conference Schedule

Friday, January 27, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Registration :: Lobby, Dana Science Building
[#11 on the campus map]

7 – 7:50 p.m.

Introductions: Dan Smith
Keynote :: John Koehler

8 – 9 p.m.

Forum (Blogging): Liz Long, moderator; Neil Sagebiel, Kim Leigh Martin, Dan Smith


Saturday, January 28, 2017

All classes will be held in the Dana Science Building

[#11 on the campus map]


8:30 a.m.

Registration :: Lobby, Dana Science Building


9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

John Koehler:: “A Guide to Publishing: Things Authors Should Know” :: Babcock Auditorium

Bill Kovarik :: “Stories of the Gothic South” :: Room 102

Carol Alexander :: “Ways to Make Your Editor Happy & Get More Writing Assignments” :: Room 142


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Terry Maggert :: “Delivering & Promoting Your Book Baby” :: Babcock Auditorium

Ed Falco :: “The Character-Driven Story” :: Room 102

Felicia Mitchell :: “Poetry Through Imagery” :: Room 142


11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

R.S. (Rod) Belcher :: “Science Fiction and Fantasy and the Working Writer” :: Babcock Auditorium

Sarah Beth Jones :: “Never Stop Writing…Unless It’s That Time” :: Room 102

Liz Long :: “A Rapid Release Book Marketing Plan” :: Room 142


12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch, Hollins Dining Hall, Moody Center [#22 on the campus map]
Please remember to bring your meal ticket.


1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Laura Kitchell :: “Even Monsters Need Love” :: Babcock Auditorium

Ran Henry :: “Writing a Non-Fiction Scene” :: Room 102

Cara Ellen Modisett :: “Internal Journey: The Travel Writer and the Essayist” :: Room 142


2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Roland Lazenby :: “Writing Characters on People You Know Without Violating Trust” :: Babcock Auditorium

Tiffany Trent :: “SFF Worldbuilding” :: Room 102

Andrea Brunais :: “Editing: Vital to a Book’s Acceptance” :: Room 142


4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Meredith Dayna Levy :: “Monologues: Performing Memoir for Live Theatre” :: Babcock Auditorium

Keith Finch :: “The Importance of Copyright” :: Room 102

Diane Fanning :: “Writing a Non-fiction Book Proposal That Sells” :: Room 142


For more information, please contact the conference organizer, Dan Smith, at pampadansmith@gmail.com.

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