2014 CHRISTIAN WRITERS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


2014 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

THIS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE IS FINALIZED.  WE MAY MAKE SLIGHT CHANGES AS WE APPROACH THE CONFERENCE, BUT THIS LIST IS CONFIRMED.

 

Friday, October 24, 2014

Registration in Ornelas Student Center and Workshops in Ornelas Student Center, Marshall Hall and Scarborough Hall

2:00-6:00 p.m. REGISTRATION (Ornelas Student Center, Main Entrance)

3:00-4:00 p.m. PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS

WRITING BASICS Workshops - Part I

A. Sally Stuart – Understanding and Selling in the Christian Market (I)

B. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop (I)

C. Terry Burns - Writing in Obedience (I)

D. Ken Camp – Editorial Makeover (I)

E. Jerry Hopkins – Building a Writing Investment-Keeping a Personal or Professional Journal (I)

F. Shari Parker - Is Self-Publishing for You? (I)

G.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - Welcome to the World of Children's Literature: What Writers Need to Know before They Begin (I)

H.  Richard L. Fluker - Book Show and Tell (I)

 

4:00-4:30 p.m. BREAK

4:30-5:30 p.m. PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS

WRITING BASICS Workshops - Part II

A. Sally Stuart – Understanding and Selling in the Christian Market (II)

B. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop (II)

C. Terry Burns – Writing in Obedience (II)

D. Ken Camp - Editorial Makeover (II)

E. Jerry Hopkins - Building a Writing Investment-Keeping a Personal or Professional Journal (II)

F. Shari Parker - Is Self-Publishing for You? (II)

G.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - Welcome to the World of Children's Literature: What Writers Need to Know before They Begin (II)

H.  Richard L. Fluker - Book Show and Tell (II)

5:30-6:00 p.m. BREAK

6:00-8:00 p.m. DINNER AND PROGRAM (Cornish and Woods Great Room)

Entertainment – Lois Jane Wallace - A Gospel Celebration

Dinner Speaker – Sally Stuart - "The Sacrifices of the Writer"

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Registration (Ornelas Student Center) and Workshops in Ornelas Student Center, Marshall Hall and Scarborough Hall

8:30-9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION (Ornelas Student Center, Main Entrance)

9:00-10:00 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Ornelas Student Center, Marshall Hall and Scarborough Hall)

A. Conference Alumni Panel - Jerry Hopkins (Chair), Teri Lacher, Bill Dareing, Bill Keith, Cindy                             Anne Duncan, Lynn Hobbs, Kelsey Jackson, Angelita Jackson

B. Shari Parker - Promoting and Selling Your Books

C. Terry Burns – Survive Your Way to Publication

D. Donn Taylor – Making Your Poems Different

E. David King - Sharing Your Faith:  Writing Daily Devotionals

F. Sally Stuart - Book Proposals That Sell

G. Jerry L. Faught, II - Writing for Your Denomination

H. Kristen Clark - How to Get More and Higher Quality Book Reviews

I.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - The Nitty-Gritty of Writing for Children

J.  Richard L. Fluker - Book Show and Tell

K.  Terry Wolever - Writing and Publishing Baptist History Resources

10:00-10:30 a.m. BREAK

10:30-11:30 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Scarborough, Marshall Hall, Ornelas)

A. Richard L. Fluker - Editing:  Searching for a Better Way to Say It

B. Ken Camp - How to Get an Editor's Attention--in a Good Way

C. Lexie Smith & Lynn Cherry - Social Media for Writers

D. Ron & Lois Jane Wallace - Writing from the Heart

E. Harold Rawlings - Writing Christian Non-Fiction

F. Terri Lacher – Writing for Newspapers--Setting the Hook

G. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop

H. Scott Stevens  - Connecting People to God's Word:  Writing Bible Study Curriculum

I. Bill Keith - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Writing a Book But Never Had a                      Chance to Ask

J.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - The Nitty-Gritty of Writing for Children

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Scarborough, Marshall Hall, Ornelas)

A. Richard L. Fluker - Book Show and Tell

B. Chris Collins - The Beginning Playwright:  From the Itch to the Show

C. Lexie Smith & Lynn Cherry – Social Media for Writers

D. Donn Taylor - Making Your Poems Different

E. David King - Sharing Your Faith:  Writing Daily Devotionals

F. Cindy Anne Duncan - The Wonder of Discovery

G. Lawrence J. Clark - Public Speaking Strategies for Authors

H. Joan Hallmark - Writing Your First Book

I. Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - The Nitty-Gritty of Writing for Children

J. Jerry Hopkins - Finding Books - A Literary Adventure

12:30 Noon-1:30 p.m. LUNCH BREAK (Campus Cafeteria or you may choose to go into town to eat at a restaurant.)

1:30-2:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Scarborough, Marshall Hall)

A. Richard L. Fluker – Editing:  Searching for a Better Way to Say It

B. Jerry Hopkins & Michael Williams - Writing Book Reviews

C. Harold Rawlings - Writing Christian Non-Fiction

D. Shari Parker - Promoting and Selling Your Books

E. Lexie Smith & Lynn Cherry – Social Media for Writers

F. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop

G. Chris Collins – The Beginning Playwright:  From the Itch to the Show

H. Terry Burns - Survive Your Way to Publication

I.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - The Nitty-Gritty of Writing for Children

J.  Terry Wolever - Writing and Publishing Baptist History Resources

2:30-2:45 p.m. BREAK

2:45-3:45 P.M. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Scarborough, Marshall Hall)

A. Bill Keith - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Writing a Book But Never Had a                    Chance to Ask

B. Ken Camp - How to Get an Editor's Attention--in a Good Way

C. Jerry L. Faught, II - Writing for Your Denomination

D. Ron & Lois Jane Wallace – Writing from the Heart

E. David King - Sharing Your Faith:  Writing Daily Devotionals

F. Sally Stuart - Book Proposals That Sell

G. Kristen Clark - How to Get More and Higher Quality Book Reviews

H. Joan Hallmark - Writing Your First Book

I.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - The Nitty-Gritty of Writing for Children

J.  Richard L. Fluker - Book Show and Tell

3:45-4:00 p.m. BREAK

4:00-5:00 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS (Scarborough, Marshall Hall)

A. Richard L. Fluker - Book Show and Tell

B.  Cindy Anne Duncan - The Wonder of Discovery

C. Scott Stevens - Connecting People to God's Word:  Writing Bible Study Curriculum

D. Terri Lacher - Writing for Newspapers--Setting the Hook

E. Lexie Smith & Lynn Cherry – Social Media Networking and Idea Exchange

F. Donn Taylor - Making Your Poems Different

G. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop

H. Chris Collins - The Beginning Playwright:  From the Itch to the Show

I. Lawrence J. Clark - Public Speaking Strategies for Authors

J.  Crystal Bowman & Teri McKinley - The Nitty-Gritty of Writing for Children