White County Creative Writers Conference Scheudle

Schedule of Conference presentations

August  31, 2019.

8:00 – 8:30 ……….Conference Registration

8:30 – 8:45 ……….Opening Remarks

8:45 – 10:00 ……..Veda Boyd Jones
Basics of Historical Fiction. The role of research in the writing process.

10:00-10:15 ……..Break

10:15 -11:30 …….Steve May
Writing Non-Fiction. How to use the principles of story-telling in writing non-fiction.

11:30 – 1:00 ………Luncheon & Contest Awards

1:00 – 2:15 …………Jo McDougall
Poetry ASAP.  How poetry should be Accessible, Surprising, Aspiring, and Part of Everyday Life. Includes Q&A.

2:15-2:30 ………….. Break & Final Awards

2:30 ……………………Read Around
Bring a short piece to share. Due to time limits, please limit it to one page,  double-spaced.
One reading per person. Any genre, must be rated G or PG.

There will be time to mingle and shop book tables during breaks and lunch, as well as before and after the sessions.

Click here to print a registration form.