Schedule


Successful Writer Conference Schedule

September 23-24, 2016

  Friday 

 1:00—RegistrationBookstore Open

 1:30—Welcome—Conference Announcements—Introductions
 2:30—Cecil Murphey

 3:30—Break

 3:45—Breakout Sessions:
            
              Darlene Shortridge—Self-Publishing Basics         
              Beth Wilson—How to Get Started Writing Your Book
              Tracy Crump—Writers' Rights

 4:45—Dinner provided by SWC

 5:45—Breakout Sessons

              Sheila Gunlock—Make it POP! The Power of Presentation      
              Tamara Clymer—Self-Publishing 101
              Gina Conroy P.L.A.Y. with Your Words


 6:45—Break
       
 7:00—Keynote: Cecil Murphey

 8:00—Closing Prayer


Saturday

 8:00—Registration – Bookstore Open

 8:30—Welcome – Devotion – Short Announcements
    
 9:00—Cecil Murphey Keynote

10:00—Break 

10:15—Morning Sessions—Choose one:

               Darlene Shortridge—Writing Realistic Dialogue
               Tamara Clymer—Before & After - Building a Platform that Works
               Tracy Crump—Stirring the Pot: Writing for Chicken Soup for the Soul 
               Gina Conroy—Creating Dynamic Characters

11:15—Drawings and Announcements
                                    
11:30—Break for Lunch—Provided by SWC                                                                                                                                                                                                  
12:30—Afternoon Session—Choose One: 

                                                                            
              Cecil Murphey - Ghost Writing
              Beth Wilson - A Publishers Perspective - Understanding Your Options
              Sheila Gunlock - Ups-Downs, Chutes & Ladders

               
 1:30—Break

 1:45—Mid-Afternoon Session—Choose One:

             Tamara—10 Things to do Before Submitting a Proposal
             Tracy Crump—Tackling Tough Topics: Writing on Sensitive Issues from Personal   Experience
             Elece Hollis—Classic Story-Telling Technique

  2:45—Break                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  3:00—Last Afternoon Session—Choose One:

               Sheila Gunlock—The Ins, Outs and Upside Downs!
               Beth Wilson—I Wrote the Book, Now I'm Going to Sit Back & Collect Royalties
               Darlene Shortridge—Writing for Christian Women                    
               Gina ConroyG.O. F.I.S.H. How to Hook Your Reader

4:00—Break 
                                                                     
 4:15—Cecil Murphey Keynote                                                                             
 5:15—Question & Answer with Faculty 

 6:00—Closing Announcements and Prayer