Current Schedule for Ballroom B
Friday Schedule for Ballroom B
- Hiring An Editor (Writing)
Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Meradeth Houston, Andrea Howe, Brian Rathbone, Clare Wood
Hiring an Editor
What kind of editor does your book need? Where do you find professional editors and how much do they cost? Should you always hire an editor for your self-published book? What about before you send it to agents?
Saturday Schedule for Ballroom B
- Building an Anthology From the Ground Up (Writing, Geek Discussion)
Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM
Pros and Guests: M. H. Bonham, Manny Frishberg
What does it take to put together a successful anthology? Is there even such a thing in today's marketplace? What's worked in putting one together? And what could possibly go wrong?
- Pacing (Writing)
Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM
Pros and Guests: Tod McCoy, L.F. Patten, Peter Wacks
What are some effective ways to control the pacing of your scenes, chapters, and overall book? Is it structure? Paragraph-by-paragraph? Can you outline for pacing?
- Intrigue, Suspense, and Mystery (Writing)
Sat Noon - 12:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Ann Gimpel, Camille Griep, Joyce Reynolds-Ward, Dean Wells
Intrigue, suspense, and mystery sound pretty similar, so how can you tell the difference? What are the tenants of each? The pros and cons? How do you write each?
- Ask the Editor (Writing)
Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Meradeth Houston, Andrea Howe, Sanan Kolva, Patrick Swenson, Clare Wood
It's back! Ask our panel of editors anything you want about editing and writing!
- Character and Transformation (Writing)
Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM
Pros and Guests: Jill Bowers, Marty Essen, Tod McCoy, Dean Wells
Transformation is the reinvention of the self by the self. It represents the hero�s search for wholeness. Discuss with our panelists this integral process of your character becoming a more complete human being.