Weekend With Your Novel: Agenda at a glance

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

Friday, Nov 8

6:30-8pm

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
2 critique workshops (pre-registration required) or The Conditions that Create Voice

Saturday, Nov 9

8-9am

Registration

8:15-8:45am

Early-bird bonus session
Getting Your Voice Out into the World: New Opportunities in Self-Publishing

8:45am

Introduction of teaching staff

9-10:30am

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
Narrative Authority; Mega Review of Novel Plotting; or Character Arc & Journey

10:30-10:45am

Break

10:45-noon

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
30 Tips for Tightening Your Prose; Harmonizing View & Viewpoint: POV; or Attitude (‘tude), Tone, Diction

12 Noon

Buffet lunch and presentation
Make 'em Laugh

1:15-2:45pm

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
Finding Voice in Place & Setting; Invent/Invigorate Your Style; or Finding Your Voice: Persona on the Page

2:45-3pm

Break

3-4:15pm

Choose from 3 concurrent workshops
Uncovering Your Voice through Research; Character First-Aid; or Finding/Creating a Critique Group

4:15-5pm

Wrap-up session
Loglines and the Importance of Having a Fresh New Voice

5-7pm

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

Sunday, Nov 10

9-11am

Choose from 2 concurrent critique workshops (pre-registration required)