2014 Schedule (Children's Writers & Illustrators Conference)


2014 Schedule (Tentative)

Thursday, June 12

2:00 pm & beyond
Registration opens
Location: Patio

Conference Begins 

4:00 – 4:30 pm
Conference Kick-Off
Location: Event Room

4:30 – 6:00 pm
A Lasting Impression: Making a Book Memorable
Location: Event Room

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Conference Welcome & Faculty Introductions
Location: Event Room

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Opening Night Dinner
Participants and faculty members dine together
Location: Patio

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening with T.A. Barron (Author of Atlantis Rising)
Location: Event Room

 

 

Friday, June 13

8:30 am - 9:00 am
Coffee & Informal Gathering
Location: Event Room

9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Publishing Perspective
Location: Event Room

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MORNING WORKSHOPS

1. Writing & Illustrating for Picture Books
Location: Event Room

2. Writing for Middle Readers
Location: Gallery

3. Writing for Young Adults
Location: Meeting Room 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Consultations
Location: Patio

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Illustration Intensive
Location Gallery

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Compelling & Authentic Protagonist: Making Your Hero(oine) Jump Off the Page
Location: Event Room

2:00 - 3:00pm
Plausible Plots That Delight
Location: Event Room 

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Working With an Editor
Location: Event Room

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Evening Recess

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Critique Forum: Share, React, Comment
Location: Event Room

 


Saturday, June 14


8:30 am - 9:00 am
Coffee & Informal Gathering

9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Publishing Perspective
Location: Event Room

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MORNING WORKSHOPS

1. Writing & Illustrating for Picture Books
Location: Event Room

2. Writing for Middle Readers
Location: Gallery

3. Writing for Young Adults
Location: Meeting Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Consultations

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Comics & Graphic Novels
Location: Gallery

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Creative Non-Fiction: Factual Made Fun
Location: Event Room

2:00 - 3:30 pm
Your Ally & Advocate: Demystifying the Agent Relationship
Location: Event Room 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Break

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Setting: Creating a Total Environment
Location: Event Room

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Evening Recess

7:00 - 8:30 pm
An Evening with Mac Barnett (Author of President Taft is Stuck in the Bath)
Location: Event Room



Sunday, June 15

8:30 am - 9:00 am
Coffee & Informal Gathering  

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tweet, Shout, & Get Caught in the Web: Using Social Media for Promotion
Location: Event Room

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MORNING WORKSHOPS

1. Writing & Illustrating for Picture Books
Location: Event Room

2. Writing for Middle Readers
Location: Gallery

3. Writing for Young Adults
Location: Meeting Room

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Consultations
Location: Patio

1:00 - 2:00 pm
When Language & Pictures Collide

Location: Event Room

2:00 - 2:30 pm
Full Steam Ahead: Carrying the Conference Into Your Creative Life
Location: Event Room

2:30 pm
Closing Festivities: Champagne & Chocolate Reception
Location: Event Room

 



Faculty Spotlight

 

 Jon Agee
2014 CWIC Faculty

Children's Writers & Illustrators Conference
June 12-15, 2014
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
(San Francisco Bay Area)
Conference Coordinator:
Kathryn Petrocelli
(800) 999-7909, ext. 239
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