ArtistaDonna Nata

ArtistaDonna Nata

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Hey everyone!
Hopefully you’ve been reading the recent posts about how this conference will work, how to participate in the panels and live workshops. If not, PLEASE read those posts (scroll down or click here and here).
I’m posting the schedule for the first day of the conference, and while the second and third days are in still in the final confirmation stage, you can expect a very similar schedule for them.
Without further adieu, here’s what you can expect on Tuesday, August 10 (all times EST):
Tuesday, August 10, 2010:
6:00 AM: Keynote Vlog Address by author Josh Berk
7:00 AM: Refining Your Craft with Each Book by author Janette Rallison
8:00 AM: Making the Most of Your Advance (no matter its size) by literary agent Michelle Wolfson
9:00 AM: Myths and Misconceptions by literary agent Holly Root, and editors Molly O’Neill and Martha Mihalick
10:00 AM: Illustrating Children’s Books by J.H. Everett and studio
11:00 AM: Bringing the Funny by author Rachel Hawkins
12:00 PM: Becoming a Career Author by literary agent Catherine Drayton
1:00 PM: Writing Middle Grade by author Jon Lewis
2:00 PM: Voice by literary agent Elana Roth
3:00 PM: Writing a Query Letter by author Jodi Meadows
4:00 PM: Author Branding by author Shelli Wells
5:00 PM: Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Revision by editor Kendra Levin
6:00 PM: Pizza in the Face (how characters react to situations) by author Rosemary Clement-Moore
9:00 PM: Panel of Professionals (Elana Roth, Kathleen Ortiz, Dan Ehrenhaft, Martha Mihalick)
TOPIC: Online platform
10:30 PM: Working with Agents and Editors, a live Workshop with literary agent Mark McVeigh

I hope you see something you like, and this is only Day One!