Central Coast Writers Conference

 

2016 Conference Schedule

Thursday, September 29, 2016

3:00-8:00pm - Book and Author Fair in the San Luis Obispo Mission Plaza


Friday, September 30, 2016

*Free Parking in Lot 2 - Campus Map

9:00am - 5:00pm - Check In & Registration - Building 5400

10:00-11:00am - Opening Keynote Presentation with Sam Horn: I Can't Believe I Wrote the Whole Thing! - 7300 Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center

11:30am - 12:30pm - Boxed Lunch - Building 5400 Courtyard

11:30am - 6:30pm - Vendor Area Open - Building 5100 Cafeteria

12:30-5:00pm - Private Critique Sessions - Building 5100 Cafeteria

1:00-5:00pm - Writer's Bootcamps

5:30-7:00pm - Dinner - Building 5400 Courtyard

7:30-9:30pm - Keynote Panel Discussion: Creative Minds in Dialogue Idea Symposium - 7300 Cuesta College Cultural and Performing Arts Center


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Over 50 different writing and publishing workshops, marketing and private writer critic sessions (includes lunch with authors). 

Suggested Workshop Tracks

*Free Parking in Lot 2 - Campus Map

8:00am - 12:00pm - Check In & Registration - Building 5400

8:30-9:00am - Opening Speech - Building 5400

9:00 - 10:00am - Session I

9:00-11:15am - Private Critique Sessions - Building 5100 Cafeteria

10:15 - 11:15am - Session II

11:30am - 12:30pm - Buffet Lunch

12:30 - 1:30pm - Session III

12:45-5:00pm - Private Critique Sessions - Building 5100 Cafeteria

1:45 - 2:45pm - Session IV

3:00 - 4:00pm - Session V

4:00 - 5:00pm - Closing - Building 5400 - Wendelin Van Draanen - Patching Bullet Holes:
Come laugh! Come cry! Come be inspired! Finish the conference on a high note with an entertaining performance by bestselling author Wendelin Van Draanen as she takes you on a wild ride through the dangerous streets of her mind. Get ready to strap in and hold on. You don’t want to miss it!

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