Schedule

The remaining session and presenter details will be posted soon.

All times are listed in the event's local time zone: Eastern Time (UTC−04:00)

Registration opens (for workshop attendees only)

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Scene-Building Craft Intensive

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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Speaking for Writers

Track: LIVE: The Writing Life
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Survival Handbooks for Creative Writers

Track: LIVE: The Writing Life
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Writing the Memoir Proposal

Track: SHARE: Querying/Publishing/Marketing
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Breakfast & Topic Tables

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Registration and book sale open

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Beyond the Binary: Writing Transgender Characters

Track: Special Topics & Issues in CNF/Literary Community
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What Happens to Your Book Inside a Newsroom

Track: SHARE: Querying/Publishing/Marketing
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  • Karen Carnabucci Founder and primary faculty, Lancaster School of Psychodrama and Experiential Psychotherapies

Memory and Memoir: The Science of Memory in First Person Storytelling

Track: Special Topics & Issues in CNF/Literary Community
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If I Want Your Opinion, I'll Pay You For It

Track: SHARE: Querying/Publishing/Marketing
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If Memoir is a Slice of Life, How Many Pieces Do You Get?

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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  • Lisa Kohn Principal, Chatsworth Consulting Group

Using Journalism Skills to Master Your Manuscript

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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Lunch

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Creative Mapping: A Tool to Help You Build a Solid Draft

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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How to Write What You Don't Know

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
  • Breakout session
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Lessons Learned from the CNF Podcast

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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Powering Through the Post-Publication Doldrums

Track: Special Topics & Issues in CNF/Literary Community
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A Sacred Trust: Getting it Right When Writing About Religion

Track: Special Topics & Issues in CNF/Literary Community
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Beyond Touchdowns, Homeruns and Heroes: Writing About Sports And Athletes

Track: Special Topics & Issues in CNF/Literary Community
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Using Your Fifth Sense for Scent-sational Writing

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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Dinner On Your Own

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Breakfast & Topic Tables

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Registration and book sale open

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Midmorning Refreshment Break

Heritage Pre-Function (Main Hallway)
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Queries, Pages and Getting an Agent

Track: SHARE: Querying/Publishing/Marketing
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Lunch

Commonwealth Ballroom
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Three Ways to Use Research in Personal Narratives

Track: CREATE: Writing Craft & Technique
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Closing Program: Remarks, Awards & Announcements

Heritage C (The Big Room)
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Afternoon Goodbyes & Goodies

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