Monday, September 19, 2005

Tentative Schedule - Online Conference

(In Red Guest Are Still Needed)

Day One – October 23, 2005 --Writing For The Lord

PANEL: Christian Anthologies
Dena Dyer, Mary Griffith, Sabra Robinson, Jacquelin Thomas

PANEL: Breaking Into The Christian Market
Mary Griffith, Stacy Hawkins Adams, Jacquelin Thomas, Cheri Paris Edwards

WORKSHOP: Fresh Ideas - Deartra Boone

DISCUSSION: How do we get our faith-based books to the big screen

Day Two - October 24, 2005 --New Writers

DISCUSSION: Writing Your Memoirs

WORKSHOP: Scene & Structure - Yolonda J. Greggs

WORKSHOP: Character Development - Deatra King Bey, Barbara Scott

PANEL: "Christian Dating: talk about it, read about it, write about it?"
(Janice Robinson, Tia Mccollors NEED GUESTS)

PANEL: Are you ready for submitting?
(Cindy Appel, Lindsay Murdock, NEED GUEST)

WRITING CLINIC – Critique of writing – Query Letter/1st chapter
(Ann Clay, Wayne Jordan, A. C. Artist, Leah Mullin, Barbara Scott, Maxine E. Thompson, Lindsay Murdock, Michelle Monkou NEED Critquers)

PANEL: Magazine Writing
(Barbara A Custer, Kathryn Lay Need Guest)

Day Three – October 25, 2005 --Reader’s Day

PANEL: Men In Fiction
Wayne Jordan, J.J. Murray,Varian Johnson, R. Barri Flowers, Vincent Alexander, Edwardo Jackson

PANEL: Hair and Beauty Tips for Today's Woman
(Cheryl Talley Moss, Tia Williams NEED GUEST)

PANEL: Online Book Clubs
( LaShaunda C. Hoffman - SORMAG Book Club, Marina Woods-Good Girls Book Club, Tee C. Royal-RAW Sistaz Book Club

PANEL: Reader Sites
(Wayne Jordan - Color of Romance, Cydney Rax - Book Remarks NEED SITES)

Day Four – October 26, 2005 --Advance Writers


DISCUSSION: Writer's Associations: How to choose the one right for you.

WORKSHOP: Confession Writing - Pat Byrdsong

PANEL: Meet The Editor
Stacy Boyd - Harlequin, Krista Stroever - Steeple Hill, Karen Thomas - Dafina Books( NEED GUESTS)

PANEL: Editing
( Deatri King Bey, Dyanne Davis, Dr. Bob Rich, Lindsay Murdock,NEED GUEST)

WORKSHOP: How to create or perfect 'pitch lines' to editors and or agents?

PANEL: Hot Genres – Chick Lit, Erotica, Young Adult, Urban Fiction, Paranormal & Mystery
(Need Guests) Michelle Buckley, Eduardo Jackson – Chick Lit –
G. Miki Hayden - Mystery
Monica Jackson - Paranormal
Celise Downs - Young Adult
Sandra E. Harris

Day Five – October 27, 2005--Self Publishing

DISCUSSION: E Books-the pros, the cons, the successes

PANEL: POD vs Subsidy Vs True Self publishing
Shelia M. Goss, Celise Downs , Vanessa Davis Griggs, Cheril N. Clarke, Gena Garrison, Teressa Leath

DISCUSSION Teaching writing in your community-the pros, the cons, and how to
get started

DISCUSSION: Organizing and leading productive writer's groups

PANEL: PR Pizzaz
Michelle Buckley, LaShaunda Hoffman, Belinda Williams, Pam Perry

PANEL: Writing Non-Fiction - (Dr Bob Rich, NEED GUESTS)

PANEL: Ghostwriting

WORKSHOP - The A, B, Cs of Plotting
Michelle Monkou

Day Six – October 28, 2005 --The Business Of Writing

PANEL: I got the call now what?
(Shirley Hailstock, Sophfronia Scott Need Guest)

PANEL: Working With an Agent
(Bettye Griffin, Sophfronia Scott Need, Dara Guests)

PANEL: Tips to stay disciplined
Stacy Hawkins Adams, Sophfronia Scott, Electa Rome Parks, Michelle Monkou, Lori Soard

Day Seven – October 29, 2005 -- Promotion

PANEL: Internet Marketing For Writers
Sylvia Hubbard, LaShaunda Hoffman, Tanya Bates, Sheila Goss, Vanessa Davis Griggs

PANEL: Magazine Promotion
James Lisbon, AMAG, LaShaunda Hoffman -SORMAG , Shunda Leigh- Booking Matters

WORKSHOP: Marketing – James Lisbon

WORKSHOP: Press Releases - Can you write one yourself? – Shelia M. Goss

PANEL: Is Blogging Good For Writers
Shelia M. Goss, Monica Jackson (Need Guests)


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