Conference Schedule

9:30 – 10:30 am: Registration

10:30 – 11:45 am: Session One (Vikki VanSickle) – “13 Going on 30: What age group are you writing for?” In this presentation I will explore age and audience categorizations, restrictions, and expectations (for all ages, not just YA).

Noon – 1 pm: Lunch

1 – 2:15 pm: Session Two (Danica Lorer) – Powering Up Your Live Presentations: Making connections, busting nerves, holding onto wandering attention spans, facing unpredictable age and literacy level spans, and watching teachers on their phones – reaching audiences can take work, but it’s worth it.

2:15 – 2:45 pm: Snack break

2:45 – 4 pm: Session Three (Alice Kuipers) – Your First One Thousand Words: How to make your work great for editors, agents and publishers

4 – 4:30 pm: Wrap-up and Mingling