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2012 DAILY SCHEDULE

 

Thursday -

9:00 a.m.                               Registration Opens

 

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.                  First Time Conferees -  Linda Gilden,  Activities Wing – 330

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.                  Mentoring Tracks

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Eva Marie Everson

345

Mentoring Track – Fiction            

Ken Kuhlken

346

Mentoring Track – Non Fiction

Janis Whipple

343

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Carol Wedeven

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Christine Harder Tangvald

Maple Fellowship

 

10:45-12:00                            Opening  Session  - Activities Wing - 330

12:00  p.m.                             Lunch

1:30-2:30 p.m.                        Continuing Classes

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Carol Wedeven

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Christine Harder Tangvald

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Non Fiction

Janis Whipple

343

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Eva Marie Everson

345

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Ken Kuhlken

346

Teen Track

Bryan Davis

322

Writing Fiction

Virginia Smith

341

Marketing

Karen H. Whiting

324

Writing for Children

Crystal Bowman

342

Writing the Non Fiction Book

Craig Bubeck

344

Create Your Own Video for Social Media Marketing

Linda Mitchell

347

 

2:45-3:45     General Session –   Activities Wing - 330

 

4:00-5:00               Elective Workshops

Self Publishing 101

Andrew Mackay

322

Creating Captivating Cards

Susan Gesell

324

Position Yourself for Publication in Today’s Market

Steven Lawson

341

What Editors Wish Authors Knew

Judi Perry

342

Talk of Ages

Jesse Florea

344

20 Tips to Writing Compelling Bible Studies

Rick Steele

346

Romancing Religion – Writing a Christian Romance

Mary Sue Seymour

347

 

5:30 – 6:30             Evening Meal

 

6:45 – 8:15             General Session -  Activities Wing - 330

                                                Speaker:  Cecil Murphey

8:30                        After Hours – Scheduled Locations

 

 

Friday

7:00 A.M.                               Morning Reflections with Elaine Creasman, Activities Wing - 330

7:30-8:15 A.M.                       Breakfast

 

8:30-9:30/9:45-10:45            Continuing Classes

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Carol Wedeven

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Christine Harder Tangvald

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Non Fiction

Janis Whipple

343

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Eva Marie Everson

345

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Ken Kuhlken

346

Writing Fiction

Virginia Smith

341

Marketing

Karen H. Whiting

324

Teen Track

Bryan Davis

322

Writing for Children

Crystal Bowman

342

Writing the Non Fiction Book

Craig Bubeck

344

Create Your Own Video for Social Media Marketing

Linda Mitchell

347

 

11:00 – 11:50         General Session

12:00 Noon            Lunch

1:30 – 2:30             Elective Workshops

Writing an Inspirational Article

Beth Patch

322

Comedy Shorts for Stage or Screen

Torry Martin

324

Writing Information that Sells

John Vonhof

341

Reviews: Why and How to Write Them

Andy Butcher

342

Ghostwriting – is it for you

Larry Leech

343

Self Editing that Gets an Editors Attention

Les Stobbe

344

Biographies for Children

Nancy Lohr

346

Secrets of Successful Humor

Rusty Wright

347

 

3:00-5:00  Walk In Manuscript CPR in the Maple Fellowship Center

2:45- 3:45               Elective Workshops

Fiction Techniques to Enhance Non Fiction

Cecil Murphey

322

From Page to Screen

Steve Feldman

324

Customized Publishing Is for You

Allen Quain

341

#1 Coach Approach to the Writing Life  - Overview

Brenda Coffin

342

Social Media: Tools for Weary Writers

Andrew Mackay

343

Critique Groups that Work

Larry Leech

344

Is Your Manuscript Ready to Edit

Andy Scheer

346

Do’s and Don’t of Writing for Children

Jesse Florea

347

 

3:00-5:00  Walk In Manuscript CPR in the Maple Fellowship Center

4:00-5:00               Elective Workshops

Basic Writing Questions Answered

Twila Belk

322

Creating and Developing Dimensional Characters

Torry Martin

324

Finding Your Great Idea

John Vonhof

341

#2 Coach Approach -  Good Practices

Brenda Coffin

342

Ready, Aim, Submit

Nancy Lohr

344

Books to Articles & Articles to Books

Ginger Kolbaba/Ramona Tucker

346

Master the Memoir

Marti Pieper

347

 

5:30 – 6:30             Evening Meal

6:45 – 8:30            General Session

Speaker:  Cecil Murphey

8:30                        After  Hours  - Scheduled Locations

 

Saturday

7:00 A.M.               Morning Reflections  with Elaine Creasman,  Activities Wing - 330

7:30-8:15 A.M.       Breakfast

8:30-9:30/9:45-10:45            Continuing Classes

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Carol Wedeven

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Christine Harder Tangvald

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Non Fiction

Janis Whipple

343

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Eva Marie Everson

345

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Ken Kuhlken

346

Writing Fiction

Virginia Smith

341

Marketing

Karen H. Whiting

324

Teen Track

Bryan Davis

322

Writing for Children

Crystal Bowman

342

Writing the Non Fiction Book

Craig Bubeck

344

Create Your Own Video for Social Media Marketing

Linda Mitchell

347

 

11:00-11:50             General Session with Cecil Murphey

12:15 Noon             Lunch

 

1:30-2:30                 Elective Workshops

Query Letters That Work

Amanda Luedeke

322

Interviewing: Interactive Workshop

Larry Leech

324

Creativity Unleashed

Amber Weigand-Buckley

341

#3Coach Approach– Self Care and the Writer

Brenda Coffin

342

Building your Book from the Ground Up

Judi Perry

343

Writing for Anthologies – Part 1

Ava Pennington

344

Writing e-Books and Booklets

John Vonhof

347

 

3:00-5:00                Walk In Manuscript CPR in the Maple Fellowship Center

2:45-3:45                Elective Workshops

Writing & Selling Gift Books & the New Kind of Devotional

Cecil Murphey

322

Prepping for Promotion

Rebeca Seitz

341

Writing for Anthologies – Part 2

Ava Pennington

342

Developing Spin-off Projects

Andrew Mackay

344

Writing for Christianity Today

Ginger Kolbaba

346

Reach Your Writing Dreams

Sarah McManus

347

3:00-5:00                Walk In Manuscript CPR in the Maple Fellowship Center

4:00-5:00               Elective Workshops

Navigate the Digital Age

Amanda Luedeke

322

Discovering Your Calling/Finding Your Gift

Torry Martin

324

Make or Break Qualities in Novels for Children

Nancy Lohr

341

# 4 Coach Approach– Blueprint for Action and Change

Brenda Coffin

342

Stage Image: Do’s and Don’ts

Shelly Ballestero

344

Teaching with Your Story

Andy Scheer

346

Get Known Before the Deal

John Vonhof

347

5:30 – 6:30             Evening Meal      

6:45-8:30                General Session - Awards Presentation

Speaker: Cecil Murphey

8:30 -                      Special Interest  Groups Meet

 

Sunday

7:00 A.M.               Morning Reflections with Elaine Creasman -  Activities Wing - 330

 

7:30-8:15 A.M.       Breakfast

 

8:30-9:30                Continuing Classes

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Carol Wedeven

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Writing for Children

Christine Harder Tangvald

Maple Fellowship

Mentoring Track – Non Fiction

Janis Whipple

343

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Eva Marie Everson

345

Mentoring Track – Fiction

Ken Kuhlken

346

Writing Fiction

Virginia Smith

341

Marketing

Karen H. Whiting

324

Teen Track

Bryan Davis

322

Writing for Children

Crystal Bowman

342

Writing the Non Fiction Book

Craig Bubeck

344

Create Your Own Video for Social Media Marketing

Linda Mitchell

347

 

 

9:45-10:45              Elective Workshops

Book Doctor: Take Your Nonfiction from Good to Great

Marti Pieper

322

Choosing the Right Publishing Partner

Carla Williams

324

Relating Christ to Secular Audiences

Rusty Wright

341

Creating Your Masterpiece

Steve Lawson

342

Understanding and Negotiating Book Contracts

Les Stobbe

344

A Way With Word: Manuscript Formatting Shortcuts

Andy Scheer

345

The Freelance Life: Survive and Thrive

Sarah McManus

346

 

11:00-11:50             Closing  with  Cecil Murphey - Activities Wing - 330

12:15-1:00               Lunch

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