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CONFERENCE PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Thursday, November 1st - Sunday, November 4th, 2018

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 Thursday 11/1/18 - All Day 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Master Class
Steven Lee Beeber

   
 Lunch on your own

Master Class
Steven Lee Beeber
   

 Friday 11/2/18

9:00-10:00
Point of View in Historical Fiction
Tim Weed



Helpful Hints for Submitting Your Novel
Harriett Sackler and Verena Rose

10:15-11:15
Developing Characters from Fact and Fiction
Anna Castle

From Passion to Profession
Christina Frey


11:30-12:30
Make it Real: From Legend to Story
Marc Graham

The Story the World Needs Now and Why You Should Tell It
Rose Kleidon
Lunch (TBD)
 
2:00-3:00
Breathing Life into Historical Characters
Nancy Rubin Stuart


How to Pitch: Simple Strategies for Putting Your Best MS Forward
Jennifer Grimaldi

3:15-4:15
World Building in Historical Fiction
Tim Weed

Way Beyond Wikipedia: Online Sources for Historical Research
Mary Malloy
4:30-5:30
The Heart of Story: the Art and Soul of Storycraft
Marc Graham


Go with a Pro: Working with an Editor to Up Your Writing Game
Christina M. Frey



 
 Saturday 11/3/18

9:00-10:00
Runes for Writers: Ancient Tools for Modern Storytellers
Marc Graham


Singing to the Condemned: Our Quest to Resuscitate the Memory of Past Folly
The Ugly Cousin Brothers (Nate Fisher & Charlie Heinman)
10:15-11:15
Five Ways to Write with More Style
Rose Kleidon

Dispelling Myths: Overcoming One-Dimensional Images about Your Protagonist
Nancy Rubin Stuart

11:30-12:30
From Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl to Beloved: How Historical Novels can Help Interpret African American History
Keith Stokes

Enlightened Lives. Passion, Misfortune and Revolution
Julieta Almeida Rodrigues

 
Book Signing 2 -4 p.m.

 
 
Awards Dinner

6 - 9 p.m.

 
 Sunday 11/4/18
 
HWA Member Meeting
Sightseeing in Providence