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CONFERENCE PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Thursday, November 1st - Sunday, November 4th, 2018

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 Thursday 11/1/18
Finish Your Book in Three Drafts: Crafting Fiction and Creative Nonfiction with the Book Architecture Method
Stuart Horwitz

   
 Lunch on your own

Finish Your Book in Three Drafts: Crafting Fiction and Creative Nonfiction with the Book Architecture Method
Stuart Horwitz
   

 Friday 11/2/18

Writing About Military Matters
Jack London
Helpful Hints for Submitting Your Novel
Harriett Sackler
Meditation for Writers
Stuart Horwitz

Five Ways to Improve Your Writing Style
Rose Kleidon
Way Beyond Wikipedia:
Online Sources for Historical Research
 
Mary Malloy
Publishers, Publicists, and a Reading Public: The Brass Tacks
Jenny Yacovissi
Point of View in Historical Fiction
Tim Weed
How Far Can a Horse Travel in a Day
Mary Ann Trail
TBD
Lunch
 
The Heart of Story

Marc Graham

Violence, Guarded Bodies and
the British Suffragettes (1903-1914)

Clarissa Harwood
Narrative Thrust: The Momentum Every Story Needs
Paula Munier
Developing Characters from
Fact and Fiction

Anna Castle
America's Forgotten Patriot: Mercy Otis Warren
and the Writings that Fanned the Flames of
Revolution

Lew Taylor
Author Branding: How to Stand Out from the Crowd While Still Being "You"
Nicole Evelina
TBD
Plants are Characters Too!
Barbara Salvatore
Story to Stage
Dorothea Bonneau


   
 Saturday 11/3/18

Make it Real - From Legend to Story

Marc Graham

TBD TBD
From Family to Fiction: Using Your Ancestral History to Build Historical Fiction

Jenny Yacovissi
Language and Culture: The Seed of Language

Barbara Salvatore
The Well-Sold Story: An Agent's Secret to Writing Stories That Sell

Paula Munier
Marketing Plans for Traditional and Indie Authors

Nicole Evelina
The African Heritage Legacy of Newport RI

Keith W. Stokes
Building Your Author Website
Stuart Horwitz
 
Awards Dinner
 
 Sunday 11/4/18
 
Leave Out the Parts that Readers Tend to Skip - Applying Elmore Leonard's Tenth Rule of Writing

Jack London
Runes for Writers

Marc Graham
World Building in Historical Fiction

Tim Weed


Give Your Characters Voice: Bring your Character to Life

Barbara Salvatore
Spiritualism in 19th Century America

Nicole Evelina