2014 CHRISTIAN WRITERS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


2014 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE WILL BE CHANGING AS WE CONFIRM EACH OF THE PRESENTERS. WE HOPE TO HAVE THE WORKSHOP LEADERS AND OTHER PERSONNEL COMPLETED BY THE END OF JUNE AND THE FULL WEBSITE UP AND ACTIVE BY JULY 1, 2014.

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)

 

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)

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

6:00-8:00 p.m. DINNER AND PROGRAM (Phillips 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

B. Shari Parker Publishing -

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 -

H. Kristen Clark -

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

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

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

A. Lawrence J. Clark --

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

C. Lexie Smith -

D. Ron & Lois Jane Wallace - Ministry Together in Writing and Music

E. Harold Rawlings -

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

G. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop

H. To Be Announced  -

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.-1:00 a.m. BREAK AND LUNCH A - GROUP A and GROUP B (This is to prevent an "overload" in the Campus Cafeteria at lunch. Please arrange to take lunch when assigned, if at all possible.

12:30 Noon-2:00 p.m. BREAK AND LUNCH B

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

A. To Be Announced -

B. To Be Announced -

C. Lexie Smith –

D. Donn Taylor - Making Your Poems Different

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

F. Cindy Anne Duncan -

G. Lawrence J. Clark -

H. Joan Hallmark - Writing Your First Book

I. To Be Announced -

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

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

A. Jerry Hopkins – Writing Book Reviews

B. To Be Announced -

C. Harold Rawlings -

D. Shari Parker Publishing -

E. Lexie Smith –

F. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop

G. To Be Announced –

H. Terry Burns - Survive Your Way to Publication

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

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 Atention--in a Good Way

C. Jerry L. Faught, II -

D. Ron & Lois Jane Wallace – Ministry Together in Writing and Music

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

F. Sally Stuart - Book Proposals That Sell

G. Kristen Clark -

H. Joan Hallmark - Writing Your First Book

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

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

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

A. To Be Announced -

B.  Cindy Anne Duncan -

C. To Be Announced -

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

E. Lexie Smith –

F. Donn Taylor - Making Your Poems Different

G. Logos National Presenter - Logos Bible Software Workshop

H. To Be Announced -

I. Lawrence J. Clark -

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