October 2-3, 2020
Success strategies and insider advice for writers at ANY stage
Hosted by Shepherd University, in scenic Shepherdstown, WV. Only 75 miles from Washington, DC and Baltimore.
Broad Conference Schedule
ALL EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN ERMA ORA BYRD HALL, EXCEPT THE FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
Friday, October 2, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Workshop upstairs at Four Seasons Books
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Workshop upstairs at Four Seasons Books
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Keynote Address in the Erma Ora Byrd Lecture Hall
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Reception
Saturday, October 3, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am: Registration and coffee in the Erma Ora Byrd Atrium
9:00 am - 10:00 am: Keynote Address in the Erma Ora Byrd Lecture Hall
10:15 am - 11:00 am: Panel Discussions #1
Online Marketing Panel
Roundtables on Mystery/Crime and SyFy/Fantasy
11:15 am - 12:00 pm: Panel Discussions #2
Presentation on Editing
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch with Presenters
Join the presenter's table at the Dining Hall and continue the conversation.
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm: Panel Discussions #3
"How to Find an Agent"
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm: Panel Discussions #4
Flash Fiction/Short Story Panel
Roundtable on Young Adult Fiction
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm: Panel Discussions #5
"The Benefits of Joining an Association"
"The Benefits of Self-Publishing"