Teen Author Boot Camp NEW LOGO 2020 - gr

Schedule

*Read about the authors and class descriptions on our Author Page

9:00 am - 10:00 am  Conference Welcome and Morning Keynote by Julie Berry   

Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Break Out 1  10:00 am-10:50 am

Author
Class Title
Classroom
Location
Nicole Conway
PAGE FRIGHT: Conquering Your First Chapter
Soldier Creek
3rd Floor
Hafsah Faizal
Ask Me Anything
Cascade E
3rd Floor
Erin Stewart
The Psychology of What Your Characters Want
Cascade D
3rd Floor
Montrez
Why Every Story is a Roadtrip
Cascade C
3rd Floor
KayLynn Flanders
Finding Your Path to Publication
Cascade AB
3rd Floor
Julie Wright
Swipe Right. The Laws of Attraction for Romance Writers
Ballroom C
2nd Floor
Jennifer Nielsen
Developing the Writing Voice
Ballroom B
2nd Floor
Kaela Rivera
How and When to Use Imagery to Strengthen Your Writing
Ballroom A
2nd Floor
Tricia Levenseller
Generating Story Ideas
Expo A
1st Floor

Break Out 2  11:00 am-11:50 am

Author
Class Title
Classroom
Location
Jennifer Jenkins
Dialogue that Speaks
Expo A
1st Floor
Frank Cole
Hacking Your Way Through Your Novel
Ballroom A
2nd Floor
Roseanne Brown
The Magic's In The Details: Crafting Compelling Worlds and Magic Systems in YA Fantasy
Ballroom C
2nd Floor
Jessica Day George
Tale as Old as Time
Ballroom B
2nd Floor
Randi Pink
The Living Breathing Character
Cascade C
3rd Floor
Daniel Swensen
World Building Workshop
Cascade E
3rd Floor
Emma Nelson
Messy Mapping
Cascade D
3rd Floor
Dustin Hansen
Writing for Graphic Novels
Cascade AB
3rd Floor
Jade Davis and Cheyenne Ingalls
Joint Custody: How to write a novel together without killing each other
Battle Creek
3rd Floor
Leigh Statham
The Earnest Poet - Write Tight and Get Published
Soldier Creek
3rd Floor

12:00-1:00 pm  Lunch and Afternoon Virtual Keynote with Leigh Bardugo in-conversation with Rena Barron

Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Break Out 3 1:00 pm-1:50 pm

Author
Class Title
Classroom
Location
J Scott Savage
Creating Conflict With Your Heroes and Villains D&D Style
Expo A
1st Floor
Julie Wright
Swipe Right. The Laws of Attraction for Romance Writers
Ballroom C
2nd Floor
Rosalyn Eves
Writing Emotion
Ballroom B
2nd Floor
Kaela Rivera
How and When to Use Imagery to Strengthen Your Writing
Ballroom A
2nd Floor
Nova McBee
How to Create Suspense, Tension, and Mystery in Your Novel
Cascade D
3rd Floor
Kathryn Purdie
Oh My Goth: Elements of a Gothic Novel
Cascade E
3rd Floor
Leigh Statham
Poetry Slam!
Cascade AB
3rd Floor
Nicole Conway
PAGE FRIGHT: Conquering Your First Chapter
Soldier Creek
3rd Floor
Montrez
Why Every Story is a Roadtrip
Cascade C
3rd Floor

Break Out 4 2:00 pm-2:50 pm

Title
Class Title
Classroom
Location
Jennifer Nielsen
Developing the Writing Voice
Expo A
1st Floor
Jennifer Jenkins
Dialogue that Speaks
Ballroom B
2nd Floor
Roseanne Brown
The Magic's In The Details: Crafting Compelling Worlds and Magic Systems in YA Fantasy
Ballroom C
2nd Floor
Tricia Levenseller
Generating Story Ideas
Ballroom A
2nd Floor
Dustin Hansen
Writing for Graphic Novels
Cascade AB
3rd Floor
Randi Pink
The Living Breathing Character
Cascade E
3rd Floor
Kathryn Purdie
Oh My Goth: Elements of a Gothic Novel
Soldier Creek
3rd Floor
Emma Nelson
Messy Mapping
Cascade D
3rd Floor
Erin Stewart
The Psychology of What Your Characters Want
Cascade C
3rd Floor

Break Out 5 3:00 pm-3:50 pm - New "Authors At Play" Hour

Title
Class Title
Classroom
Location
Authors At Play- names TBD
TBD
Expo A
1st Floor
TBD
TBD
Ballroom C
2nd Floor
TBD
TBD
Ballroom A
2nd Floor
TBD
TBD
Ballroom B
2nd Floor
Jo Schaffer, Margie Jordan, and Tahsha Wilson
Writing Prompt Battle
Cascade C
3rd Floor

Break Out 6 4:00 pm-4:50 pm

Title
Class Title
Classroom
Location
Julie Berry
Character Development, Growth, and Change
Expo A
1st Floor
J Scott Savage
Creating Conflict With Your Heroes and Villains D&D Style
Ballroom C
2nd Floor
Frank Cole
Hacking Your Way Through Your Novel
Ballroom A
2nd Floor
Jessica Day George
Tale As Old As Time
Ballroom B
2nd Floor
Rosalyn Eves
Writing Emotion
Cascade E
3rd Floor
Jade Davis and Cheyenne Ingalls
Joint Custody: How to write a novel together without killing each other
Battle Creek
3rd Floor
Nova McBee
How to Create Suspense, Tension, and Mystery in Your Novel
Cascade D
3rd Floor
Daniel Swensen
World Building Workshop
Cascade C
3rd Floor
Hafsah Faizal
Ask Me Anything
Soldier Creek
3rd Floor
KayLynn Flanders
Finding Your Path to Publication
Cascade AB
3rd Floor

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm  Evening Keynote by Christopher Paolini  

Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

5:45 pm- 6:30 pm First Chapter Contest Winner Announcements and other Shenanigans

Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

6:30 pm  Book Signing      

Expo A, 1st Floor