FRI

Grand Villa 2

Firenze

Venezia

Lobby Board Room

1PM

Writing for Comics

Designing Character Backgrounds

Memorable Author Reading

Blue Pencil Rhonda Parrish / Susan Pieters / Sylvia Taylor (Red)

2PM

Fire Up your Fiction

Research

Starting is the Hardest Part

Blue Pencil Chadwick Ginther / Manny Frishberg / Jonas Saul

3PM

Top 10 Steps to Sell Your Manuscript

The Grey Side of Anti-Heroes

Write What You Know or What You Want?

Red Pencil Holly Schofield /

Blue Pencil: Rissa Johnson / Stacey Kondla

4PM

Slush-pile Confidential

Find Your Writer's Voice

How Not To Be "That" Person

Red Pencil: Michelle Vandepol

Blue Pencil: Tod McCoy

5PM

Secret Formula to Freelance Writing

Swords and Martial Arts for Writers

Romancing the Monster

Pitches Tod McCoy - Hydra House / Agent Stacey Kondla

6PM

WELCOME and

GOH KEYNOTES

 

 

 

7PM

Creating Immersive Worlds

Friday Night Readings

Let's Chat About the Works of GoH, Kevin Hearne!

Blue Pencil S.G (Sandra) Wong / JM Landels / Ellen Michelle

8PM-10PM

MEET AND GREET

Friday Night Readings

 

 

SAT

Grand Villa 2

Firenze

Venezia

Lobby Board Room

9AM

Adding Mystery to Your Fiction

How To Get An Agent

Definitive Truths Behind Your Anger and Mental Health

Red Pencil J. C. McKenzie

10AM

Understanding Literary Publishing Deals

Beyond Social Media

Creating Tension

Kaffeeklatch C.C. (Chris) Humphreys

11AM

Developing Graphic Novels

Feeding Your Muse

Levels of Editing

Blue Pencil  Kevin Hearne

12PM

Writing Short Fiction

How Editors Think

Real Life Superwomen

Blue Pencil Lisa Voisin / Holly Schofield / J. C. McKenzie

1PM

Creating Your WHAT with Your WHO(s)

Writing Fight Scenes

NaNoWriMo, is it RiMo for You?

New West Writers' Critiques Session 1

2PM

Practical Linguistics in Voice Development

Silence Your Inner Critic

Writing For The Busy

New West Writers' Critiques Session 2

3PM

Blue Stories

Plot or Character: Which Comes First?

MG and YA

New West Writers' Critiques Session 3

4PM

CLOSED

Creating Believable Characters

Podcasting 101

Pitches JM Landels - Pulp Literature

5PM

BANQUET AND KEYNOTE

DINNER BREAK

DINNER BREAK

 

6PM

 CLOSED

Storytelling on the Fly

How to Create A Writing Routine

Red Pencil Sue Pieters / Rhonda Parrish / John Mavin

7PM

What Drug is the Perfect Murder Weapon?

Live Action Slush–General Edition

Is All Procrastination Fear?

Blue Pencil Adam Dreece / Tod McCoy / R. Graeme Cameron

8PM

Group Autograph Session

 

 

 

9PM

Channel 73 3/4 Improv

 

 

 

SUN

Grand Villa 2

Firenze

Venezia

Lobby Board Room

10AM

What Are the Limitations of YA?  

Yoga for Writers

How to Swim Through a Sea of Rejections

Kaffeeklatch Kevin Hearne

11AM

Writer On Fire! 

Collaborative Writing

Pulp Literature Reading

Pitches Ellen Michelle - Constellate Publishing / Jim Jackson - Kouros Publications

12PM

Alchemy of LifeStory: Turning Memories into Manuscripts

How to Build a Story

How To Finish What You Start

Tricks of the Trade I Would Have Taught My Younger Self Brenda Carre *no sign up, just show up!

1PM

Guided Meditation for Writers

Best Advice I Ever Recevied

Publishers Panel

Red Pencil Sylvia Taylor Blue Pencil: R. Graeme Cameron / Manny Frishberg /

2PM

Block Busters: How to Overcome Writer’s Block

Great Dialogue Breathes Life into a Story

Improvising Into Writing

Blue Pencil C.C. (Chris) Humphreys / Brenda Carre

3PM

Your Story Sucks!

Live Action Slush-YA and MG

Productivity Hacks for Writers

Red Pencil JM Landels /Tod McCoy  / Jonas Saul

4PM

Hang with C.C. (Chris) Humphreys

How to Create a Killer Opening

Writing Workshops

Blue Pencil Sylvia Taylor / Jonas Saul / Stacey Kondla

5PM

CLOSING AND GOODBYES