Convention Agenda

Monday, May 12, 2014
8:00am to 5:15pm
Pre-Con Beginner
Pre-Con Writers' Boot Camp (Two-Day Program)
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
8:00am to 5:45pm
Pre-Con Beginner
Pre-Con Writers' Boot Camp (Two-Day Program)
9:00am to 6:00pm
Pre-Con Intensive Plotting Program
Pre-Con Intensive Plotting Program
11:00am to 5:00pm
Pre-Con Blogger Symposium
Blogger & Reviewer Conference and Symposium
2:45pm to 3:45pm
Reader
Scrapbooking Mania
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Reader
Lady Jane's Salon — RT Style
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Reader
Cinema Craptastique
6:30pm to 9:00pm
Social Event
Saints of Suspense Bookseller/Librarian and Blogger/Reviewer Party
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Social Event
Cover Model Sock Hop (ADDITIONAL TICKET REQUIRED)
8:15pm to 10:00pm
Reader
Never Have I Ever...New Adult Pajama Party
10:15pm to 11:55pm
Reader
YA Spooky Sleepover
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
8:45am
Reader
Desert Breeze Publishing's Author Autograph Giveaway
8:45am to 9:45am
Reader
Pimp Your Badge
8:45am
Reader
The Great Author Hunt
8:45am to 4:45pm
Business
Author Services Connection
8:45am to 9:45am
Specialty
First-Timer aka RT Virgin Orientation
8:45am to 9:45am
Specialty
The RT Advantage
9:00am to 6:00pm
Business
Press Room
10:00am to 11:45am
Social Event
RT Book Reviews Welcome Party
11:55am to 12:25pm
Publisher Spotlight
Ellora's Cave
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Bookseller & Librarian
Online Selling 101
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Reader
Cowboy Corral
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Reader
History Fan Fictionary (or Call My Bluff)
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Reader
The Oddities Emporium Masquerade Workshop
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Reader
Tops and Bottoms: Create Your Own Male/Male Story Heroes
12:00pm to 4:45pm
Business
Agent/Editor Appointments
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Craft
A Novel in 30 Days or Less
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Craft
A Writer's Guide to Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Goals
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Genre
INSPIRATIONAL: The Wide Horizons of the Christian Fiction Market — and How to Make Your First Sale
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Genre
STEAMPUNK: Through the Looking Glass: Crafting Alternate Histories and Worlds
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Genre
THRILLER: The Violence Factor: Why are so Many People Fascinated with Violence?
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Marketing/Social Network
It's Not Just About Likes, Pokes & RTs: Growing Your Community Through Social Media
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Marketing/Social Network
Rockin' Street Teams
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Self-Pub & E-Book
Money, Money, Money — Facts & Figures For Financial Payoff
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Specialty
Sharp, Pointy Things: Karate Weapons and How to Use Them
12:00pm to 4:45pm
Social Event
Club RT (Wednesday)
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Digital Initiatives
Workshopping Your Best Book on Book Country
12:30pm to 1:00pm
Publisher Spotlight
Choc Lit
1:10pm to 1:40pm
Publisher Spotlight
Entangled Publishing
1:15pm to 2:15pm
Bookseller & Librarian
Opening a Second Store or a Tandem Business: New Roads to Success