2018 Class Schedule

2018 Stepping UP and Stepping OUT

 

Schedule at a Glance

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**Please note class times and titles are subject to change without notice. Check this page frequently for updates.

Friday Early Bird Classes begin at 1:00

Early Bird Classes are held in Auditorium 303A

Stepping UP Classes are held in Auditorium 303A while Stepping OUT Classes are held in 304

1:00 – 3:15
Edie Melson – Ins and Outs of Social Media
3:30 – 4:30
Anna Floit – Self-Editing Your Work

4:30 - Faculty Meeting (Large Conference room, 3rd Floor)

*Sign in at our bookstore on the 3rd floor of the Training Center and purchase your mp3’s of the conference classes.

6:00
Dinner
7:30 - 8:00
Report to Duty – Opening assembly (Auditorium)
8:00 – 8:55
Keynote – Edie Melson
9:00 
Snack

Saturday NOTE:  All Stepping UP Classes are in Auditorium A 303.  Stepping OUT Classes are in Auditorium B (directly behind A303)

8:00 -9:00
Breakfast
9:10 – 9:45
Keynote – Tim Shoemaker 
9:50 – 10:35
Stepping UP –  Linda Gilden – Devotions to Reach the Heart
                                               Stepping OUT – Andrea Merrell –  Turning Your Pain into Prose
10:45 – 11:35
Stepping UP   –  Denise Loock – Are You R. E. A. D. Y. to be Published?
                                               Stepping OUT – Lin Johnson – Writing Articles
11:40 – 12:20
Stepping UP   –   Bob Hostetler – The First Rule of Fiction
                                               Stepping OUT – Tim Shoemaker – Diving into Deep POV

 

12:30
Lunch

 

1:40 – 2:30  
Stepping UP   –   Sarah Loudon Thomas – Pitches & One-Sheets
                                               Stepping OUT – LaTan Murphy – Writing with Power
2:40 – 3:30
Stepping UP   –   Scott McCausey – The Perfect Interview
                                               Stepping OUT –  Lori Hatcher – 10 Ways to Charm an Editor
3:40 – 4:30
Stepping UP   –   Lin Johnson – How to Get Published
                                               Stepping OUT – Cindy Sproles – I Can Be Published Just Because I Can
4:35 - 5:25
Stepping UP – Tim Shoemaker – Creating a Scene
                                               Stepping OUT – Bob Hostetler – The Proposal-Driven Life
5:30
Free Time – Rest! Visit The Cove Book Store

 

6:00 – 7:00
Dinner

 

7:10 – 7:15
Worship
7:20 – 7:40                            One Last Class – Cindy Sproles – The Attitude of a Writer
                                              
7:45- 8:20
   Keynote – Bob Hostetler
9:00 
Snack – Main Lobby down stairs

SUNDAY

8:00 – 8:15 
Worship – LaTan Murphy
8:15 – 9:45 
Devotion – Scott McCausey
9:00 - 10:00  
Brunch
10:15 - 10:45                        Key Note – Bob Hostetler 
10:45 – 12:00   
Awards and Marching orders