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  12th Annual Agents and Editors Conference Schedule

12th Annual Agents and Editors Conference

Presented by the Writers' League of Texas
June 10, 11, & 12, 2005

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

(Times, locations, and presenters are subject to change. All changes will be posted as soon as we have confirmations.)

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FRIDAY, June 10     Pre-Conference Sessions
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKER(S)
ROOM

 

     
3:00 - 6:00 Registration   Alcove

3:30 - 5:30

Pitching Your Book (click on the title for the detailed description)
SOLD OUT

NOTE: Limit 50

Linda Rohrbough Executive

3:30 - 5:30

Nonfiction Writing and the Commercial Book Proposal (click on the title for the detailed description)
CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY ILLNESS OF SPEAKER

NOTE: Limit 50

Tanya McKinnon, Literary Agent Congress

3:30 - 5:30

So You Want to Get Published (click on the title for the detailed description)

NOTE: Limit 50

Russ Hall, Author Senate
3:30 - 5:30

Book It, Promote It, Sell It! (click on the title for the detailed description)

NOTE: Limit 50

Julie Wilson and Erin Kelly, BookPeople Event Coordinators Liberty

5:00

Exhibitors open in Breakroom   Lonestar
6:00 - 7:00 Reception -- Cash Bar   Longhorn
       
SATURDAY, June 11     Full Day
TIME TOPIC SPEAKER(S) ROOM HOST
8:30 - 12:00 Registration   Alcove  
8:30 - 5:30 Exhibits & Break Room   Lonestar  
9:00 - 10:30

Welcome/Announce Manuscript Contest Winners/Introduction of Agents & Editors

  Longhorn Dr. Stephen G. Yanoff
11:00 - 5:00 CONSULTATIONS Agents and attendees Executive Diane Hernandez
10:30 - 11:00 Break   Lonestar  
11:00 - noon Trends in Fiction Agents/Editors/Speakers: Jacobs, Nelson, Blythe Austin North Greg Garrett
11:00 - noon Approaching the Market Agents/Editors/Speakers: Posner, Hank Jones Austin South Britta Coleman
11:00 - noon Trends in Nonfiction Agents/Editors/Speakers:
Drehs, Kleinman, Barzvi
Senate Carmen Goldthwaite
11:00 - noon Trends in Children's Literature Agents/Editors/Speakers:
Edwards, Don Tate
Congress Mark Mitchell
12:30 - 1:45
Lunch
Keynote Speaker:
Mary Gordon Spence
Longhorn Patrick Beach
2:00 - 3:15
Joy Selak
Austin North
2:00 - 3:15 Maintaining Relationships J.F. Margos Austin South  
2:00 - 3:15 The Truth about True Crime Lucinda Schroeder Senate  
2:00 - 3:15 Writing Nonfiction for Young People Mark Mitchell Congress  
3:15 - 3:30
Break
  Lonestar  
3:30 - 5:00 Writing Dynamic Dialogue Greg Garrett Austin North  
3:30 - 5:00 Buy This Book! Jeff Kleinman & Peter Joseph Austin South  
3:30 - 5:00 Voice, Suspense & Style Carmen Goldthwaite Senate  
3:30 - 5:00 Writing & Illustrating Your Children's Book Don Tate Congress  
5:30 - 6:30
Reception -- Cash bar
  Atrium  
         
SUNDAY, June 13      Half Day
TIME TOPIC SPEAKER(S) ROOM HOST
8:00 - 12:15
Exhibits & Break Room
  Lonestar  
9:00 - 10:30
Consultations
  Executive Hernandez
9:00 - 10:45 The Art of Rewriting Britta Coleman Austin North  
9:00 - 10:45 Marketing Your Book After It's Published Deborah LeBlanc Austin South  
9:00 - 10:45 The Art of the Memoir Joan Neubauer Senate  
9:00 - 10:45 Publishing Your Children's Books Madeline Smoot Congress  
11:00 - 12:15 Closing Session/Wrap-Up Agents/Editors and attendees Longhorn
TBD
         
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