Saturday 19th November
Schedule

*Workshops will last from 45-60 mins. Schedule is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply.

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11:30am GMT

Dedicated Writing Sprint

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Use this time to spend 45 - 60 minutes of your day focussing solely on your writing, whether you're in the drafting stage, writing your first draft, editing or something else. This event will not be recorded. Please join 5 minutes early as we'll be sprinting from 11:30am sharp. See you there! *This event will not be recorded.

13:00pm GMT

Getting Creative in Vellum

Hosted by Lee Jacquot

Lee Jacquot is a wild-haired bibliophile who writes romances with strong heroines that deserve a happy ever after. When Lee isn't writing or drowning herself in a good book, she laughs or yells at one of her husband's practical jokes. Lee is addicted to cozy pajamas, family games nights, and making tents with her kids. She currently lives in Texas with her husband, three littles, and fluffy cat, Olaf. She lives off coffee and Dean Winchester.

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14:30pm GMT

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Social Media Marketing for Authors

Hosted by Bridget Howard

Bridget has been an avid reader since she was young. She had a passion for creating things and decided to combine that with her love of books. In May of 2016 she started the bookstagram account @darkfaerietales_ and in March of 2021 she joined booktok @darkfaerietales. She loves the idea of introducing readers to their new favorite book. She had four beautiful children and has been married for 17 years to her wonderful husband!

16:00pm GMT

Create your Book Publishing Timeline

Hosted by Mandi Lynn

Mandi Lynn published her first novel when she was seventeen. The author of multiple books, Mandi spends her days continuing to write and creating YouTube videos to help other writers achieve their dreams of seeing their books published. Mandi is the owner of Stone Ridge Books, a company that works to help authors bring their books to life through cover design and book formatting. She is also the creator of The Book Launch Planner, a planner designed to help writers plan their book releases. 

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17:30pm GMT

Say It Write: A Workshop on Writing Dialogue

Hosted by Greer Rivers

Greer Rivers is a former crime fighter in a suit, but now happily leaves that to her characters! She writes steamy romantic suspense, dark romance, and sports romance, and is the author of the Conviction Series. Her hope is to give readers an escape from the craziness of life and a safe place to feel too much.

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19:00pm GMT

A Self-Publisher's Guide to Editing Services

Hosted by Natalia Leigh

Natalia Leigh is a full-time author, editor, and content creator. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from Colorado State University. When not writing or editing, she can usually be found lying in the pasture with her horses, scribbling in her bullet journal, or playing video games. She's the founder of Enchanted Ink Publishing, a small business that provides editing and design services to authors.

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20:30pm GMT

Manage Your Taxes Like a Pro

Hosted by Shabee Hough

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Shabee Hough-is an Enrolled Agent from Oklahoma with 7 years experience, with a focus on small business owners.  She is married almost 15 years to her husband Shawn, with three children, Zackary, Gabriel, and Torunn.  She earned her bachelor's degree from Northeastern State University and MBA from Oklahoma Christian University.  She loves to read, stream video games with her family, Dungeons and Dragons, Taekwondo, and any other random activity we stumble upon as a family.

23:30pm GMT

A Crash Course in Plotting

Hosted by J.L. Vampa

Jane Lenore (J.L.) Vampa is author of Autumn of the Grimoire. An old soul with a penchant for all things Victorian Gothic, JL also owns a macabre-style bookish shop—Wicked Whimsy. She lives in Texas, warding off the offensive heat with dreams of Edinburgh alongside her musician husband and their two littles who are just as peculiar as they are.