Conference Schedule

 

Time

Friday, April 29th

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Opening "Steampunk" Costume Party

and Portfolio Display

 

Saturday, April 30th

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Registration

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Helaine Becker

Keynote

 

Track 1
Novel

(Spring conference room)

Track 2
Picture Book

(Summer conference room)

Track 3
Illustratrion

(Autumn conference room)

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Alexandra Arnold

Staking Out
the Heart of Your Story

Ruth Ohi

Title TBA

11:00 am – 12:00 am

Grace Kendall

It Takes a Village

Christian Trimmer

The 1%

12:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Jennie Dunham

The Language of Publishing

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tim Wynne-Jones

Ten Questions to Ask
a Novel Revision

Grace Kendall

From Stand-Alone to Series

Whitney
Leader-Picone

Illustrator Intensive
Scenes from

Little Red Riding Hood

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Alma Fullerton

Learning to Leave Out

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

One-On-One Critiques

 

Sunday, May 1st

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Crystal Kite Presentation to Karen Krossing

10:00 am – 11:00 am

First Pages and Pitches

11:00 am – 12:00 am

Q & A and Submission Policies

12:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Closing Remarks

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Critique Circles/Sketch Crawl