Conference Schedule – 2017

 
Note – Schedule subject to change

Friday  March 03 

  • 3:00 – 6:00   Registration
  • 4:15 – 5:30  Speaker’s Reception (by Invitation Only)
  • 5:45 – 6:30  Workshops
  • 6:45 – 7:45  Industry Panel
  • 8:00 – 9:30  Meet & Greet Reception (all registered attendees welcome)

 

Saturday  March 04 

  • 7:30 – 9:00 Registration
  • 8:30 – 8:45  Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 – 11:45 Workshops
  • Noon – 1:15  Awards Luncheon
  • 1:30 – 5:00  Workshops

Note:  Editor and Agent Appointments will be going on concurrently with the Saturday workshops

Speakers and Workshops

  • Anne Victory – Great (Editing) Expectations
  • Deb DeArmond – Finding Your Authentic Voice
  • Dena Dyer – The 15-Minute Writer
  • Dianne Barker – Reinventing Yourself for a Comeback
  • Gina Ardito – Actors’ Exercises to Strengthen Characterization
  • Jamie Jones – The Craft of the Re-Write: When Revising Isn’t Enough
  • JoSelle Vanderhooft – Working with a Freelance Editor
  • Kim Law – When a Smile isn’t a Smile—and Layers aren’t just for Cakes!
  • Lenora Worth – Longevity in a Fifteen Minute Market
  • Liz Talley, Winnie Griggs, Michelle Grajkowski – Author/Agent Rules of Engagement
  • Lizzie Shane – Creating a Compelling Connected Series
  • Ramona Richards – Turning Your Heroine’s GMC into an Irresistible ARC
  • Sarah (Sally) Hamer – Using Archetypes to Dig Deeper into Your Characters
  • Victoria Pinder – Mind Mapping Your Marketing Plan
  • OTHERS TBA


 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION:

To Register Online:

Payment will be made using Paypal or a credit card

 

To Register By Mail:

Please make payable to NOLA STARs. Check and registration may be mailed to:

NOLA STARs
Conference Registration Committee
P. O. Box 5418
Bossier City, LA 71171

For more information, please visit the Conference Main Page

Questions? Contact our Conference Coordinator