Monday October 17, 2022

  • 9:30 – 11:00 AM Eastern: Karen Neumair (literary agent)
    • Landing a Literary Agent” – Get insider information on how to open the door to traditional publishing with the right representation. Senior Literary Agent Karen Neumair will answer all your questions about literary agents, including how to find the best fit for you and your unique writing aspirations. 
  • 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern: Presenter B
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 1:00 – 1:45 Eastern: Networking Break
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern: Presenter C
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 3:45 – 5:15 PM Eastern: Linda Howard (Tyndale House)
    • How to Partner with your Publisher to Market your Book” – More and more, publishers are looking to authors to help share the new about their books. But what can you do that will make a difference? Can you really help your publisher sell books? The answer is yes, and you’ll learn how you can take sales to the next level as you work hand in hand with your publishing team.

Tuesday October 18, 2022

  • 9:30 – 11:00 AM Eastern: Glenys Nellist
    • “Crafting an Excellent Children’s Book Proposal”
  • 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern: Presenter F
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern: Jennifer Grant
    • “Eight Weeks to Optimum Creativity” – First published in 1997, Dr. Andrew Weil’s groundbreaking book on integrated health and medicine, Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, has sold millions of copies. In the book, Dr. Weil provides readers with a week-by-week, step-by-step plan to improve and protect their physical health. So…what does this have to do with writing? In Eight Weeks to Optimum Creativity, author and editor Jennifer Grant will suggest a slate of best practices for improving and protecting our creative lives—including ways to take artistic risks, manage and minimize disappointment, eliminate distractions, avoid common manuscript errors, network effectively, craft a workflow document or schedule that works for you, and find joy in your writing. Come to this tip-abundant session, try out Grant’s suggestions and strategies, and then incorporate—long-term—the ones that generate the most ideas, productivity, and energy in your own creative life.   
  • 3:45 – 5:15 PM Eastern: Presenter H
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 7:15 – 8:45 PM Eastern: Khristi Lauren Adams
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A

Wednesday October 19, 2022

  • 9:30 – 11:00 AM Eastern: Presenter J
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern: Keely Boeving (literary agent)
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern: Presenter L
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 3:45 – 5:15 PM Eastern: Presenter M
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A

Thursday October 20, 2022

  • 9:30 – 11:00 AM Eastern: Presenter N
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern: Presenter P
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 1:00 – 1:45 Eastern: Networking Break
  • 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern: Traci Smith
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 3:45 – 5:15 PM Eastern: Presenter R
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A

Friday October 21, 2022

  • 9:30 – 11:00 AM Eastern: Presenter S
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM Eastern: Presenter T
    • Pre-recorded video presentation
    • Live Zoom Q&A
  • 1:30 – 2:30 PM Eastern: Open mic
  • 2:45 – 3:45 PM Eastern: Elevator pitch critique groups: Karen Neumair (literary agent), others TBD
  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern: Elevator pitch critique groups: TBD

Friday October 28, 2022

  • 3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern: Elevator pitch critique group with Linda Howard

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