2020 Class Schedule

 

PLEASE NOTE: 2020 FACULTY AND CLASSES HAVE NOT BEEN FINALIZED

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2019 Stepping UP and Stepping OUT

 

Schedule at a Glance

 

**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
    Emily Wickham – Conquering Your Writing Fears

4:40 - 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 – Lucinda McDowell
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 – Nancy Lohr
9:50 – 10:35
Stepping UP –  Eva Marie Everson – Some People Walked into a Room
                                                Stepping OUT – Larry Leech –  Finish Strong
10:45 – 11:35
Stepping UP   –  Nancy Lohr – Tight Writing
                                                Stepping OUT – Lin Johnson – Selling What You Write
11:40 – 12:20
Stepping UP   –   Bob Hostetler – All the Wrong Moves
                                                Stepping OUT – Lucinda McDowell –  Writing Short Devotions that Both Inspire and Teach
12:30
Lunch

 

1:40 – 2:30  
Stepping UP   –   Sarah Loudon Thomas – TBA
                                               Stepping OUT – Nancy Lohr – The Plot Thickens
2:40 – 3:30
Stepping UP   –   Lucinda McDowell – You Are Not Her! When Writers Compete
                                               Stepping OUT –  Eva Marie Everson – The All-Important First Pages
3:40 – 4:30
Stepping UP   –   Lin Johnson – Writing Articles
                                               Stepping OUT – Diana Flegal – The Agent/Author Relationship
4:35 - 5:25
Stepping UP – Bob Hostetler – Strategizing a Path to Publication
                                               Stepping OUT – Beth Fortune – From Paper to Podium
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 – Eddie Jones – Writing to the Chior
                                              
7:45- 8:20
   Keynote – Eva Marie Everson
9:00 
Snack – Main Lobby down stairs

SUNDAY

8:00 – 9:00 
    Breakfast
9:15 – 9:30 
Latan Murphy – Worship
9:30 - 9:50 
Devotion – Scott McCausey
9:50 -10:45                            Key Note – Bob Hostetler 
10:45 – 12:00                        Awards and Marching Orders