2017 Conference Schedule

Wednesday, June 21
1–5 PM
Registration (Colonial Hall Apartments)
4–5 PM
Meeting of Faculty with Amy Mable and Susan Lower
5–6 PM
Dinner (Breen Student Union)
6:15–6:45 PM
First-Timers Meeting with Janyce Brawn and Anne Waterman Murphy (Lounge of HAL – Hall of Arts and Letters)
7–8:15 PM
Welcome
Keynote with Michelle Medlock Adams (HAL)
8:30 PM
Genre Fellowship Groups (Basement of Colonial Hall Apartments)

Thursday, June 22
7:30 AM
Chapel hosted by Donald Hasselman (Student Union, second floor)
8–9 AM
Breakfast (Student Union)
9–9:30 AM
“Good Morning, St. Davids” (HAL)
9:30–10:30 AM
Children Writing Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundation of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
Mapping a Great Article – Cowell
10:30–10:45 AM
Break
10:45–11:45 AM
Children Writing Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundation of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
The Essentials of a Good Devotion – Fairchild & Brosius
12–1 PM
Lunch (Student Union)
1–2:30 PM
Free time: Write, read, pray, journal, walk, network, nap
Genre Critique Groups
2:30–3:30 PM
Writing to Feel God’s Pleasure – Zill
Ghost Writing – Medlock
Self Editing – Halls Johnson
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
3:30-3:45
break
3:45–4:45 PM
Peace in the Literary Storm – Hart
Show Don’t Tell – Halls Johnson
First Page Critique – Everson & Medlock
Public Speaking (continuing) – Hamilton
5–6 PM
Dinner (Student Union)
6:30 PM
“St. Davids Got Talent” (HAL)
 
Friday, June 23
7:30 AM
Chapel hosted by Donald Hasselman (Student Union, second floor)
8–9 AM
Breakfast (Student Union)
9–9:30 AM
“Good morning, St. Davids” (HAL)
9:30–10:30 AM
Children Writing Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundations of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
Independent Publishing Boot Camp (Session 1 – FRIDAY ONLY) – Cowell
Chicken Soup – Caye
10:30–10:45 AM
Break
10:45–11:45 AM
Children Writing Boot Camp (continuing) – Medlock
Foundation of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
Independent Publishing Boot Camp (Session 2 – FRIDAY ONLY)- Cowell
A Purpose-Driven Blog – Caye
12–1 PM
Lunch (Student Union)
1–2:30 PM
Free time: Write, read, pray, journal, walk, network, nap
Genre Critique Groups Continued
2:30–3:30 PM
Independent Publishing Boot Camp (Session 3 – FRIDAY ONLY)- Cowell
Public Speaking (continuing) Hamilton
Writing as a Creative Expression (continuing- part1) – Zill
How to write for kids when you don’t have any – Medlock
Show Don’t Tell – Johnson
3:30-3:45
break
3:45–4:45 PM
Public Speaking (continuing) Hamilton
Independent Publishing Boot Camp (Session 4 – FRIDAY ONLY) – Cowell
Self Editing – Johnson
Character Anonymous – Caye
5–6 PM
Dinner (Student Union)
6:30 PM
“The Amazing St. Davids Auction” (HAL)

Saturday, June 24
7:30 AM
Chapel hosted by Donald Hasselman (Student Union, second floor)
8–9 AM
Breakfast (Student Union)
9–9:30 AM
“Good morning, St. Davids” (HAL)
9:30–10:30 AM
Children Writing Boot Camp (continuing)– Medlock
Social Media (Session 1 – SATURDAY ONLY) Wilhelm
Foundations of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
Reprints, Rights, and Rewrites – Cowell
10:30–10:45 AM
Break
10:45–11:45 AM
Children Writing Boot Camp (continuing) Medlock
Starting Strong – Hart
Foundations of Fiction through Film (continuing) – Everson
Social Media (Session 2 – SATURDAY ONLY) Wilhelm
12–1 PM
Lunch (Student Union)
1–2:30 PM
St. Davids Christian Writers’ Association Meeting
2:30–3:30 PM
Public Speaking (continuing)– Hamilton
Taking Biblical Truth to the General Market – Medlock
Writing as Creative Expression (continuing -part2) – Zill
Social Media (Session 3 – SATURDAY ONLY) Wilhelm
Chicken Soup – Caye
3:30-3:45
break
3:45–4:45 PM
Social Media (Session 4 – SATURDAY ONLY) Wilhelm
Blogging – Caye
Public Speaking (c0ntinueing) Hamilton
The Essentials of a Good Devotion – Fairchild/ Brosius

6 PM
Banquet and Awards Presentations
Keynote: Lissa Halls Johnson

Sunday, June 25
8–9 AM
Breakfast
9–10:30 AM
Sunday Worship
Message

Thursday–Saturday 
9:30–11:45 AM and 3:30–4:45 PM
Agents and editors will be available for 15-minute appointments to discuss potential projects. (Sign-up for times will be available in the conference book store during conference.)

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