Big Apple Weekend -- The Writer's Arc: From Page to Publication

  • Saturday, October 26, 2019
  • 8:00 AM (EDT)
  • Sunday, October 27, 2019
  • 5:30 PM (EDT)
  • Cornell Club, 6 E 44th St, New York, NY 10017
  • 11

Registration

  • Rate includes a complimentary one-year membership in the Guild.
  • Student ID required at check-in.
  • Student ID required at check-in.
  • Student ID required at check-in.
  • Two private, 15-minute, one-on-one appointments with agents, editors, publicists, and indie publishers.
  • Code required
  • Registration for our Speakers, Panelists, Instructors

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Big Apple Weekend

The Writer's Arc: From Page to Publication


Saturday, October 26

8:00-9:00 am ~~ Registration and Check-in/Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am ~~ Keynote "Why Writing Matters and the Importance of the Journey"Jane Kinney Denning

10:15-11:45 pm ~~ Shape Your Work: Concurrent Workshops

  • "Moving from Brain to Page: How to Translate Your Sensory Impressions to Your Writing"Donna Baier Stein
  •  Poetry "Out of the Darkness – A Shining Light"June Gould

12:00-12:45 pm ~~ Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm ~~ Next Steps: Getting Your Work out there

  • Fiction/Nonfiction "Ultimate Submissions – Create the Perfect Package"Judi Fennell
  • Poetry "Where and How to Submit Your Poetry"Trish Hopkinson

2:45-4:30 pm ~~ The Writer’s Journey conversations with Deirdre Bair and Roxana Robinson followed by an Authors Panel moderated by Rosalind Reisner.

Sunday, October 27 ~~ The Path to Publishing
8:00-9:00 am~~ Registration and Check-in/Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 am ~~ Presenting Yourself as an Author

  • "Sharing Your Book with the Press and the World" – Sabina Hitchen
  • "Queries and Pitches" – Paula Scardamalia

10:45-12:15 pm ~~ Market and Launch Your Work

  • "Build Buzz with Social Media" – Mary Beth Coudal
  • "Create a Successful Book Launch – Steps Any Author Can Use" – Cathleen O’Connor

12:15-1:15 pm ~~ Lunch

1:30-2:30 ~~ Mavens Panel: The Path to Publishing with panelists including  agents, editors, and publicists discussing what you need to know, what works, what doesn’t work.

2:45-5:00 pm ~~ Meet the Mavens for private appointments with editors, agents, publicists, other mavens (marketing, book design, etc.). Advance registration required.

5:00-5:30 pm ~~ Closing