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HomeCalendarA Writer's Roadtrip #9: Area One Mini-Con

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A Writer's Roadtrip #9: Area One Mini-Con

When:
Saturday, October 09, 2021, 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Where:
Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center
Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center
7794 Peach St
Erie, PA  16509
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Todd Main
Category:
Conference
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Workshops, presenters, and schedules are subject to change.
Check out all the opportunities listed below the schedule.

WE TAKE YOUR SAFETY SERIOUSLY

During these uncertain times, we’re taking precautions to ensure you’re able to attend WRT#9 in a safe and healthy environment. For this Mini-Conference, please note:
• Wearing a facemask is REQUIRED at all times during WRT#9 except lunch. Don’t worry, if you happen to forget yours or it gets damaged, a replacement will be available.
• Hand sanitizer will be available in every classroom and in the Hospitality Suite.
• Classroom tables will be sanitized between each session.
• Social distancing is recommended in all seating arrangements.
$80.00
 
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$80.00

WRITER’S ROAD TRIP 9 SCHEDULE

(Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center)

REGISTRATION - Hospitality  Suite (Mirage Meeting Room)        8:00-8:30
“Inspiration”Annette Dashofy                                                                                                                        8:30-8:40
“Pennwriters: Delivering Roadside Services to all Genre & Non-Fiction”Sue Gourley, President PW  8:40-8:45

 

BAY 1

Penthouse Meeting Room (6th Floor Marriott)

BAY 2

Courtyard Lobby Conference Room

BAY 3

Desert Dining Meeting Room



9:02-9:50
Bay 1

Back Seat Roadies

Debra Rae Sanchez

{Writing for Children}

9:02-9:50
Bay 2

Brake or Gas?

Catherine McLean
{The Inciting Incident}



9:02-9:50
Bay 3

Take the High Road

Fritze Roberts
{Staying Positive When Your Confidence Is Faltering}



10:00 - 10:50
Bay 1

Tips, Traps, and Ticks

Debra Rae Sanchez

{Editing Basics}

10:00 - 10:50
Bay 2

How Big Is the Dent in Your Car?

Kathy Otten
{Finding Your Characters Emotional Wound}

10:00 - 10:50
Bay 3

Covered Bridges

Susan Gourley

{Character Arcs and Hitting Your Story Beats}



11:00 - 11:50
Bay 1

GPS Formatting

Debra Rae Sanchez

{Guide to Proper Set-Up (Formatting)}

11:00 - 11:50
Bay 2

High Beams 1

Deborah Riley-Magnus
{The Creative Brilliance Academy, Part 1}

11:00 - 11:50
Bay 3

Taking the Road Less Travelled

Fritze Roberts

{Writing the Unpopular Hero}




LUNCH - Cafeteria - Buffet (Safari Grill) 12:00 - 1:30


1:35 - 2:20
Bay 1
Caution, Bumpy Road
Catherine McLean
{The Prologue}
1:35 - 2:20
Bay 2

High Beams 2

Deborah Riley-Magnus
{The Creative Brilliance Academy,
Part 2
}

1:35 - 2:20
Bay 3

Checking Under the Hood

Patricia Thrushart

{Elements of Poetry}



2:30 - 3:20
Bay 1

Danger Ahead – Beware!

Susan Gable

{Scammers Are Everywhere – Even in the Writing World}

2:30 - 3:20
Bay 2

Reconstruction Ahead 1

Annette Dashofy

{In-Depth Editing, Part 1}

2:30 - 3:20
Bay 3

Hybrid Car

Kathy Otten

{Combining the Best of Pantser and Outliner}



3:30 - 4:20
Bay 1

Building a Garage

Susan Gable

{Pro}

3:30 - 4:20
Bay 2

Reconstruction Ahead 2

Annette Dashofy

{In-Depth Editing, Part 2}

3:30 - 4:20
Bay 3

The Milestones of the Poetic Journey

Patricia Thrushart

{Sensory Writing}


 

KEEP ON TRUCKING! Hospitality Suite (Mirage Meeting Room) Book Signing

Basket Raffle Drawing

Announcing “Billboard Contest” Winners Turning In Surveys

Closing Remarks 4:20 - 6:00


 

SPECIAL BONUS: REST STOP RESPITE. Every good road trip needs a few rest stops. Come grab a coffee and kick back with bestselling, award-win- ning Erie author Susan Gable (half of the Dynamic Duo of “Trippin’ With Holly & Susan” podcast). Chat about writing, about publishing, about...well, like any good road trip, the conversation occasionally goes off-roading. But Susan is happy to take a spin around the unexpected block.

Location: Hospitality Suite (Mirage Meeting Room). 11:00 - 12:00

 


 

TRAVELLER INFORMATION CENTER. Must  sign for this event at Registration Table. $5.00. Share 10 minutes, one-on-one, with Editor, Special Projects Department, Wild Rose Press, Melanie Billings, for possible publication.

Location: Pitch Room (Sarah Board Room).