Director: Sue Phillips
Room: Decatur 1
6:00 – Traditional Publishing vs Indie Publishing
Is one better than the other? Why or why not?
7:00 – Women Writers: Does it matter?
Does it really matter whether a writer is female or male if it’s a good story?
12:00 – Young Adult Literature
There are good examples of YA Lit on both sides of the pond. We discuss the best..and maybe the worst.
1:00 – Research: You Gotta Do It
Research has to happen no matter whether you’re trying to find out what was eaten at state dinners in the middle ages or what a particular myth is all about. We’ll discuss the best ways of doing things.
4:00 – Creating Languages
Many works have created languages for their characters. We will find out what goes into this process and create one of our own, learning to say a simple phrase.
6:00 – Genre Blending: Good Thing or Abomination?
1:00 – Writing a series
What does it take to keep a series going?
2:00 – Series here, series there: Where are the single novels?
Everywhere you turn there are series. Is it really the stories that demand them or just a desire to make money?