Schedule

Thursday, May 17:

The Book Proposal Studio                 1-4:30 p.m.                  Kathy Bruins/Kim de Blecourt

Dinner                                                 5-5:50 p.m.

Opening/Intro faculty/Music/Keynote –Andrew Hamlet – The Well   6-7:15 p.m.

Workshop 1                                        7:30– 8:15 p.m.

  1. Torry Martin – Screenwriting 101 – Part 1
  2. Sarah Grimm – Carefully Crafted Characters
  3. Gloria Penwell – What Makes a Great Bible Story

Campfire/S’mores                               8:30 p.m./enjoy sunset/bonfire dependent on weather forecast or Coffee bar reception

 

Friday, May 18:

Breakfast                                             7-7:50 a.m.

Announcements/Music/Devo/Keynote – Torry Martin         8-9 a.m. – The Power of Networking

Workshop 2                                        9:15-10 a.m.

  1. Lindsay Franklin – Why Christian Authors are Uniquely Equipped to Tackle Speculative Fiction
  2. Cyle Young – The 1-Hour Book Sale: From Concept to Contract
  3. Torry Martin – Screenwriting 101 – Part 2

Workshop 3                                        10:15-11 a.m.

  1. Torry Martin – Screenwriting 101 – Part 3
  2. Lisa Koster – Written in Layers; Always Something to Discover
  3. Morgan Busse – Tools for Speculative Writers

Workshop 4                                        11:15 a.m. -12 p.m.

  1. Chris Morris – Chronically Creative: How to Balance Writing with Long-Term Illness –
  2. Crystal Bowman – Writing Devotional for Kids
  3. Kristen Stieffel – Edit like a Pro: Elements of Fiction and Nonfiction

Lunch                                                  12 – 12:50 p.m.

Keynote – Chris Morris – Build your Writing Craft with God 1 p.m.

Workshop 5                                        1:30-2:15 p.m.

  1. Kristen Stieffel – Unventing Language
  2. Torry Martin – Screenwriting 101 – Part 4
  3. Sarah Grimm – A Guide to Writing Young Adult Fiction: how it’s different and why that matters

Workshop 6                                        2:30-3:15 p.m.

  1. Torry Martin – Screenwriting 101 – Part 5
  2. Lindsay Franklin – Show and Tell: Harnessing Your Storytelling Power
  3. Lisa Koster – The Rest of the Story

Critique Time                                      3:30 p.m.

Dinner                                                 5 – 5:50 p.m.

Announcements/Music/Keynote: Antonio Crawford – Overcoming Challenges in the Information Industry – 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Movie Night                                       7:15 p.m.Heaven Bound/Torry Martin

 

Saturday, April 19:

Breakfast                                             7-7:50 a.m.

Announcements/Music/Devo/Keynote – Torry Martin        8-9:00 a.m. – Ethics in Christian Media

Workshop 7                                        9:15-10 a.m.

  1. Andrew Hamlet – Three Acts
  2. Cyle Young – Tech Tools Every Author Should Know
  3. Chris Morris – Avoiding IRS Audits, Jail Time & Unnecessary CPAs

Workshop 8                                        10:15-11 a.m.

  1. Torry Martin – Screenwriting 101 – Part 6
  2. Morgan Busse – Christian Worldview Writing Without Being Preachy
  3. Antonio Crawford – How to Turn Your Book into a Brand

Q & A Panel                                       11:15-11:45 a.m.

Lunch                                                  12-1 p.m.

Booksigning                                        1:15-1:45 p.m.

Drawings/Closing                               2:00 p.m.