74th ANNUAL ARKANSAS WRITERS’ CONFERENCE

                                                 JUNE 2, 2018

  
 
HILTON GARDEN INN

4100 GLOVER LANE

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

 

 

CONFERENCE THEME:

 
TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS:

 Finding Your Target Audience

  

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   Saturday Morning Speaker

Tamara Clymer

Cross River Media Publishing

 
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Morning Program

 
8:00 - 8:30 REGISTRATION

 
8:30 - 8:40WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS

         AWC Director Brenda Iannacone

 
8:40 - 9:35 Presiding: Brenda Iannacone 

         Keynote Speaker: Tamara Clymer

            Finding Your Target Audience

 
10 Minute Break

          

9:45 - 10:30 Ballroom Breakout
             Search for Your Audience

            Michael Don Fess
            Author of fiction/non-fiction, speaker, artist

       

 10 Minute Break
 
10:40 – 11:45 Ballroom Breakout
            Finding Your Focus

            Mary May Larmoyeux
           Author of inspirational books, freelance writer, blogger

 
 
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PUBLISHER PITCHES

 
9:45 - 10:30 Old Mill Room

            Et Alia Press

            Non-Fiction and Historicals

         

10:30 - 12:00 Old Mill Room

            Cross River Media

 
2:05 - 3:45  Old Mill Room

            Cross River Media

           Et Alia Press

 
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 Saturday Afternoon Speaker

Penni Jones, Author of

On the Bricks and Kricket

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Afternoon Program

 
11:55 – 1:25 BUFFET LUNCHEON

Door Prizes; Contest Awards –

Ellen Withers, Contest Chair

Hall of Fame Presentation &

Acceptance speech

 
 
1:30 - 2:20 Presiding: Brenda Iannacone

           Ballroom Keynote Speaker:  

Author Penni Jones

Finding Your Target Audience

        

 
10 Minute Break

 
2:30 - 3:10 Ballroom Breakout
            Finding a Little Bit of Everything

            Carol Dabney
            Author, illustrator, music teacher, composer & song writer

3:15 - 3:55 Ballroom Breakout
           Finding the Poetry Market

          Karen Hayes, Poet

 
 
4:05 - 4:15 AWC Director Brenda Iannacone

        Acknowledgements & Announcements

            Ballroom

 

 
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BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE

AUTHOR TABLES AT THE BACK

OF THE BALLROOM