Weekend With Your Novel: Agenda at a glance

(See Workshops page for a more in-depth look at the workshops and critiques)

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Weekend With Your Novel 2014. We are already looking forward to next year.

New information will become available in the summer of 2015. In the meantime we leave all 2014 information here for your reference.

Friday, Nov 14 (Lowell Center)

6:30-8pm

“Weekend in 90 Minutes”
Identifying Compelling Elements in a Novel, led by Laurie Scheer

Saturday, Nov 15 (Pyle Center)

8-9am

Registration

8-8:30am

"Welcome"
with Christine DeSmet and Laurie Scheer

8:30-10am

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
TBA; Fix My Opening Hook; or The Nonlinear Story & Structure

10-10:15am

Break

10:15-11:45am

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
TBA; Understanding “Story Physics”; or The Unforgettable Character Journey

11:50am

Buffet lunch and presentation
Guest speaker, Author Ann Garvin
$12.50; pre-paid only

1:15-2:30pm

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
Powerful POV; TBA; or Mastering Your Genre

2:30-2:45pm

Break

2:45-3:45pm

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
Nail Your Ending; Top Reasons Why Agents Might Say Your Manuscript Isn’t “Compelling” (pending); or How to Stop the “Rewriting Forever Syndrome” and Move On

3:45-4:15pm

Stalking Your Sale
Top ideas from all sessions today that seem to spell a “compelling sale”

4:15-6:15pm

Choose from 3 concurrent critique workshops (pre-registration required)

Sunday, Nov 16 (Lowell Center)

9-10:30am

Choose from 3 concurrent critique workshops (pre-registration required)