Just follow the link above to register. If my words of encouragement haven’t been enough to convince you to attend then please check out all of these great classes which are part of the conference.
Anika Arrington with Crafting the Siren’s Song: Deep POV and Narrative Voice
Aprilynne Pike with Writing (Un)Realistic Dialogue
Melanie Jacobson with Push Her Off the Roof: Escalating the Stakes
* Warning * Melanie has advised us that she plans to torture characters during the class and for attendees to expect a rather brutal experience. (I’m so going to attend.)
Melanie Jacobson with Fast Drafting: The One Thing That Will Boost Your Productivity Overnight (and a Few Others That Help)
(No mention of torture in this class description.)
Bradley McBride with Taking Over the World, One Friend at a Time: Building a Loyal Community via Social Media
Katherine Cowley – Optimizing Your Author Website for Google, Facebook and Pinterest
Katherine Cowley with Rule-Based Worldbuilding for Fantasy, Steampunk, and Science-Fiction
J. Scott Savage with Am I Writing a Middle Grade Novel or a YA Novel?
J. Scott Savage with Four Part Pacing
J. Scott Savage with From Idea to Marketable Pitch (Two-Hour Intensive, Thursday Workshop)
James A. Owen with Why Eggs Benedict is Crucial to Your Success as an Author (Two-Hour intensive)
Annette Lyon with Self-editing and Revision: Dig Deep to Learn the Nit-Picky Stuff—And Make the Best Impression (Two-Hour Intensive Workshop)
Annette Lyon with How Scrivener Totally Rocks & Will Make Your Writing Easier & Faster
Jennifer Lunt Moore with Research: What’s the Point?
Jennifer Lunt Moore with Elements of Swoon-worthy Romance
Matt Peterson with Copywriting: The Perfect “Day Job” for Writers
Dr. James Blasingame with Doubling Down on the Resolution: How to do the Best Young Adult Authors Create and Interior and Exterior Conflict Resolution?
Catherine Jones Payne with The Indie Dream Team: Choosing Your Self-Publishing Team
Heidi Taylor with Elevator Pitches: Take Them to a Higher Level
Heidi Taylor with How to Craft a Query Letter
Patricia Nelson with What’s Working in YA Now?
Patricia Nelson with Rookie Submission Mistakes
Janette Rallison with Scene Structure: What it Takes to Make Your Writing Work All Novel Long
Michelle Wilson with Getting to the Heart of Non-Fiction
Michelle Wilson & J. Scott Savage with Conquering the Devils in the Writer’s Mind
Randy Lindsay with Jumpstart Your Creative Juices Workshop
(Woo-hoo! That’s me. Should I be worried that my titles aren’t longer?)
Randy Lindsay with Keep ‘Em Reading
(Here’s your chance to heckle me with a workshop I’m still getting used to presenting.)
Heather Flaherty with Action Over Expository Workshop
C. J. Anaya with Guerilla Marketing: Launching Your Book to Bestseller Status
Tamara Passey with Friends Don’t Let Friends Publish Junk
Agent/Editor Panel with The Inbox
Indie/Hybrid Author Panel
That is an amazing amount of great information for writers at any point in their personal journey with the written word. Come on out and learn some new skills, network with other writers, and make some new friends. Hope to see you there.