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TIME CAC 114 -READINGS
(30 minute intervals)
CAC 116 CAC 118 BLACK BOX THEATER
10:00AM  OPEN MIC Writers Reading Other Writers  with Aisha Sharif, Xan Overton, Sean Demory It's All in the Name: Choosing Names for Characters, Places, & Other Worlds with Robert Christansen, Jerry Parrish and Lynette Burrows Working With Editors: The Good, The Bad, The Money J.R. Frontera, Kristin McTiernan
11:00AM

Rod Galindo - Read by the talented Ashley Clark
Elements of Popular Fiction Workshop by Laura Croston CLOSED - MCC Class in Session La Resistencia Readings and More
11:30AM Jerry Parrish      
12:00PM CLOSED FOR KEYNOTE SPEAKER CLOSED FOR KEYNOTE SPEAKER CLOSED FOR KEYNOTE SPEAKER PRESENTATION OF WRITING CONTEST AWARDS AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER: B.G. THOMAS
1:00PM Lynette Burrows Self-Publishing 101:  A Workshop by Wordwraith Books METAMORPHOSIS LITERARY AGENCY PITCH SESSIONS with Agent, Stephanie Hansen Creating Beleivable LGBTQIA+ Characters - A Panel Discussion with B.G. Thomas, Xan Overton, Quin Lamb
1:30PM Robert Christansen      
2:00PM CLOSED - MCC Class in Session
ART IS THE WORD WRITING ROOM:  CHOOSE A WORK OF ART TO WRITE A STORY OR POEM ABOUT.  YOU WILL HAVE ONE HOUR TO COMPLETE YOUR STORY/POEM    STORY IN A BAG WRITING ROOM The Epic Fail: When Good Stories Go Bad, and What to Do With Them with Sean Demory and James Burford
3:00PM  CLOSED - MCC Class in Session
Self-Editing Workshop by Laura Croston Technological Tools for Writers - Using Word, Scrivener, Dragon, & Other tools with... Robert Christansen and Edwin Frownfelter Collaborating With Other Writers: The Pros & Cons of Sharing a Story with J.R. Frontera and Lynette Burrows
4:00PM  ClOSED - MCC Class in Session Diversity in Fiction The Right and Wrong Ways of Handling Diversity of Gender, Race, Sexuality Economics and/or Religion with Sean Demory and Quin Lamb, Jennifer Fenton The Importance of Discpline: What  It Takes To Become a Real Writer with Kristin Helling and Kristin McTiernan OPEN MIC - Anyone is free to share original songs, poetry, and short stories (please keep your time to 5-10 minutes for others)
5:00PM  CLOSED - See Contest Awards & Closing Remarks in Theater CLOSED - See Contest Awards & Closing Remarks in Theater CLOSED - See Contest Awards & Closing Remarks in Theater Closing Remarks - Awards for On-Site Contests Presented

Activities throughout the day include Story in a Bag (Adult and Children) Contest and this year, we will be hosting the Art is the Word contest, where you tour the art gallery and use the one of the works there as a basis for a poem or short story.  Be sure to include the title and artist of the piece you choose.  Contest entries for these three contests must be completed and turned in at the information desk by 3:00 to have time for the judges to look them over.  The winners will be announced at Closing Remarks at 5:00. 

Last Modified: 10/24/18