Conference Schedule

 
Note – Schedule subject to change

Friday  March 06 

  • 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

 

Saturday  March 07 

  • 7:30 – 8:15  Continental Breakfast
  • 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

  • Betsy St. Amant – Writing Through the Storms of Life
  • Carolyn Williamson – Lure Readers into Living Your Story with Deep Viewpoint
  • Christa Allan – Journaling Your Way Out of Writing Blocks
  • Elizabeth Ludwig – 5 Keys to a Successful Editor/Agent Appointment
  • Farrah Rochon – Small Towns, Big Stories
  • Gina Ardito – Hips Don’t Lie: Body Language Between the Sexes
  • Gretchen Craig – The Virgin’s Promise: Crafting stronger and more believable heroines
  • Jamie Jones – How Much Does it Cost to Self-Publish?
  • Julie B.Cosgrove – IF You Write, You Must Speak
  • Lenora Worth – Make ‘Em Laugh, Make ‘Em Cry, Make ‘Em Real
  • Mel Jolly – Apps, Filing and Hiring: Tools and Tricks of the Sane
  • Patricia Burroughs – Storyboarding for Plotters & Pantsers
  • Sarah Hamer – Building the BIG Scenes
  • Sarah M. Anderson – What to Expect When You’re Revising
  • Shelia M Goss – Bringing Your Romance Characters to Life
  • Terry Newman – Create Characters That Jump Off The Page

To view the floorplan of the conference venue Click Here 

 

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