Schedule 2019

  

Thursday, August 8
 

1:00 – 4:30  Learning Labs
    LL1          How to Craft Page-Turning Novels – Dan Walsh  

    LL2          Writing a Nonfiction Book: From Passion to Process – Ava Pennington

    LL3          Writer, Thou Art Loosed! – Beatrice Bruno

    LL4          Develop a Unique Marketing Plan – Karen Whiting

        ~ or ~

1:00 – 2:00  Workshops                       
    T1           Practical Productivity – Debbie Maxwell Allen

    T2           Spiritual Footprints – Chris Richards

    T3           Resurrect the Past – JP Robinson

    T4           How to Write a Story – Alice Wootson


2:15 – 3:15 Make the Most of GPCWC – Eric Sprinkle


3:30 – 4:30 Workshops                              
    T5           Scrivener for Beginners – Debbie Maxwell Allen

    T6           Writing Books for Children – Michelle Lazurek

    T7           Write to Hold the Reader's Attention – Rob Cook

    T8           Turn Your Preaching or Teaching into Writing – Dave Fessenden


4:45 – 6:00 Workshops                         
    T9           Customizing Scrivener: Advanced Techniques – Debbie Maxwell Allen

    T10         Academic vs. Popular Writing – Dr. Charles W. Christian

    T11         Make a Scene – Darcie Gudger

    T12         Inside Your Characters’ Personalities – Lynne Babbitt

    T13         The Brave New World of Indie Publishing – Dan Walsh

    T14         Get Out of the Boat – Angie Bass Williams


4:30 – 6:00 Appointment Desk Open

6:15            Catered Dinner 

7:15            Worship & Keynote: Cry Mercy  Michael Gantt     

 

Friday, August 9


8:30            Worship & Keynote:
                       Spiritual Transformation  Bill Myers

9:30            Pass

9:45            Magazine & Book Editors/Agents Panels

10:30          Coffee Fellowship & Pass

10:45          Continuing Sessions – Part 1

                      Fiction Writing – Bill Myers

                      Write the Truth – Bill Watkins

                      Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams – W. Terry Whalin

                      Social Media for the Clueless Author – Scoti Domeij

                      You CAN Indie Publish & Market Your Book – Sarah Bolme

                      Authentic Writing that Changes Lives – Peter Lundell

                      Your Nonfiction Book – From Good to Great – Michael J. Klassen  
                           & Karen Linamen Bouchard

12:00            Pass

12:15            Lunch

1:00              Panel – Indie Publishing 

2:00              Pass 

2:15              Continuing Sessions – Part 2 

3:30              Pass 

3:45              Workshops

                       1A   Give Purpose & Intent to Your Writing – Terrence Clark

                       1B   How to Handle the Word of Truth – Michael Klassen

                       1C   Middle Grade and YA Fiction – Linda Howard

                       1D   Using Fiction Techniques in Your Nonfiction – Barb Haley

                       1E   Creating a Book Proposal – Karen Whiting

                       1F   Marketing into Ministry – Michelle Booth

                       1G  Writing for Focus on the Family  – Stephen O'Rear
     
4:45              Pass

5:00              Workshops                   

                        2A  The Burden of the Watchman – Michael Gantt

                        2B  Your Writer's Voice – Edwina Perkins

                        2C  The Heartbeat of Inspirational Romance – Susan Baganz

                        2D  Theological Accuracy in Nonfiction – Catherine DeVries

                        2E  What Do Editors and Agents Want? – Linda Glaz

                        2F  Facebook Live 101 – Patricia Durgin

                        2G  Writing for Young Children – C. Hope Flinchbaugh


6:00              Italian Buffet
 

7:15              Worship & Keynote: Writing through Life’s Tsunamis
                          Scoti Domeij
             
8:00              Author Interviews & Book Signing

9:00              True Tales of Indie Publishing Success – Eric Sprinkle
 

 

Saturday, August 10 


8:30                Worship & Keynote – Your Voice in a Hostile Climate
                          Peter Lundell, D.Miss.     
   
9:30                Pass

9:45                Workshops                            

                           3A   Writing Out of a Broken Heart – Michael Gantt

                           3B   Skittles & Editing – Susan Baganz

                           3C   Ethnic Diversity in Fiction – Catherine DeVries

                           3D   Writing Articles and Getting Them Published – Dr. Charles W. Christian

                           3E   Turn Your Writing into a Business – JP Robinson

                           3F    Attending to Your Audience – Emily Chase

                           3G   Write Devotionals and Get Published – Debbie Hardy
 

10:45              Coffee Fellowship & Pass

11:00              Continuing Sessions – Part 3

12:15              Pass

12:30              Pizza Feast

1:15                Continuing Sessions 
– Part 4

2:30                Pass

2:45                Workshops  

                            4A   Writing from the Heart – Linda Glaz

                            4B   Add More Humor to Your Writing – Karen Linamen Bouchard

                            4C   How Much Christian Should Be in Your Christian Fiction? – Dan Walsh

                            4D   Confidentially Yours: Ethics in Nonfiction Writing – Emily Chase

                            4E   Heading Home with a Plan – Karen Whiting

                            4F   Redesign Your Social Media Plan – Patricia Durgin

                            4G  Poetry Packs a Powerful Punch – Angie Bass Williams


3:45                Pass 

4:00                Worship & Awards

4:30                Closing Keynote – But God . . . 

                           Beatrice Bruno

5:15                Time of Commitment

5:30                Depart to “Write His Answer”