Festival Schedule


 9:00-10:00

Reading Sampler
Smith, Blackman, Millar, Schappell, Laux, Novakovich, Merrell and Sherrill

 Auditorium

 10:15-11:15  Breakout Session 1
 
 Laux  Pen to Paper
 Ballroom A
 Millar  Pen to Paper
 Ballroom C
 Walat  Character + Conflict = Drama
 Room 3605
 Novakovich  You Can't Always Get What You Want
 Ballroom B
 Samples  Creativity on a Daily Deadline: The Newspaper Column as an Art Form
 Room 3601
 Ari The Spirit of the Forms
 Room 3804
 Blackman Publishing from the Inside Out - A Writer's Perspective on the Publishing Market
 Room 3805
 Lauretti DIY Publishing for Songwriters
 Auditorium
     
 11:30-12:30  Breakout Session 2
 
 Smith The Other Side of the Wall
 Ballroom A
 Sherrill Rise Up {insert character name here} and Walk The Earth!
 Ballroom B
 Ludwigsen He said, she said, we said: Applying the Power of Gossip for More Compelling Characters
 Room 3606
 Schappell Creating Authentic Dialog
 Room 3804
 Moody
Rules for Revision
 Ballroom C
 Kay Spoken Word 101, Spoken Work Poetry 101
 Ballroom D
 Gilmore Place as Character: Speaking the Haunted Landscape
 Room 3605
 Merrell

Writing Emotion

 Room 3805

 12:30-1:30  Lunch  
     
 1:30-2:30  On-Stage Panel Discussion
 Auditorium
   Novokovich, Schappell, Laux, Millar, Smith, Kay
 
     
 2:45-3:45
 Breakout Session 3
 
 Ford  Fiction Craft Talk
 Ballrooms
 B and C
 Laux  Pen to Paper
 Ballroom A
 Millar  Pen to Paper
 Ballroom D
 Walat  Character + Conflict = Drama
 Room 3605
 Sherrill  Rise Up {insert character name here} and Walk The Earth!  Room 3806
 Ari  The Spirit of the Forms
 Room 3804
 Blackman  One Day - How to Make Plot Happen
 Room 3805
 Lauretti  Topical Songwriting: I read the news today...
 Auditorium
     
 4:00-5:00  Breakout Session 4
 
 Moody  Rules for Revision
 Ballroom C
 Smith  The Other Side of the Wall
 Ballroom A
 Novakovich  You Can't Always Get What You Want
 Ballroom B
 Samples  Creativity on a Daily Deadline: The Newspaper Columns as  an Art Form
 Room 3601
 Ludwigsen  Ghost Stories: Writing the Gossip of the Dead
 Room 3606
 Schappell  Creating Authentic Dialog
 Room 3804
 Gilmore  Place as Character
 Room 3605
 Merrell  Writing Emotion
 Room 3805
     
 5:00-6:30  Dinner on Your Own
 
     
 7:00-8:30  Evening with Richard Ford
 Robinson
 Theatre
 8:30  Reception & Book Signing