Here is the 2013 Rochester Writers’ Conference Schedule for Saturday, October 5th

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Check-in Registration in the Heritage Room of the Oakland Center (main level) of Oakland University.

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Session One

  • Who’s On First: Fiction Writing with Kelly Fordon
  • Children’s Author Panel: Three Paths to Publication with Amy, Carol, and Ruth
  • Query Letters for Novels with Dawne Prochilo

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Session Two

  • Story Master’s Class Part 1: Story Structure with Stan Williams
  • Avoid Wasting Time on Social Media with Joni Hubred-Golden
  • Writing Press Releases with Andrea Walker

12:00 noon – 12:30 p.m. Lunch in the Oakland Room (pick up box lunches in the Heritage Room)

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Awards

12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Featured Speaker:  R.J. King (book signing to follow presentation)

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Session Three

  • Story Master’s Class Part 2: Irony, Goals and Plots with Stan Williams
  • Author’s Platform with Alice Speilburg
  • How to do a Killer Book Reading with Lev Raphael

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Session Four

  • Agent Panel with Dawne and Alice
  • Using Photos on Social Media with Erin Rawlings
  • Self-Publishing Panel with Joe Ponepinto and Dora Badger

Attendees will be able to choose one presentation per session time at the conference. Schedule could change without notice – Rochester Writers reserves the right to add, subtract, or substitute any of the presentations and speakers. Thank you.