Thursday, March 10, 2016

Desert Dreams 2016 Schedule

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016

5-7pm, Loading Goodie Bags/Party
 
Thursday Schedule
Time      
11:00am Registration Open  
12:00pm Raffle & Vendor Rooms Open
1:00pm Hospitality Suite Open  
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
1:00pm SUE BROWER--HOW TO PITCH TO AN AGENT V.S. NELSON--SPRINTING
3:00pm BREAK BREAK BREAK
3:30pm PRACTICE PITCH PRACTICE PITCH PRACTICE PITCH
  SESSION SESSION SESSION
5:00pm BREAK BREAK BREAK
*  *  * MAIN BALL ROOM *  *  *
6:30pm Dinner/Announcements
  AGENT/EDITOR PANEL
  RAFFLES
 Friday Schedule
Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
9:00-9:50am JULIE YORK-- BRANDING LISA KESSLER-- BLACK MOMENTS BARBARA J DUELL-- ALL YOU NEED IS DESIRE
9:50-10:00am  BREAK BREAK BREAK
10:00-10:50am JULIE YORK--BRANDING CONT.  ERIC RUBEN--LEGAL ISSUES FOR WRITERS ERIN QUINN-- BE THE VOICE
10:50-11:00am BREAK BREAK BREAK
11:00-11:50am MICHELLE KLAYMAN-- WHERE TO START YOUR BOOK CARLY WATTERS-- GETTING PUBLISHED IN THE 21ST CENTURY SHARON HAMILTON
11:50-1:00pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-1:50pm AVILY JEROME--ANGELS AND DEMONS AND MONSTERS, OH MY! ALAN BLACK-- WRITING SCI-FI LESLIE JONES -- A MAN IN UNIFORM
1:50-2:00pm BREAK BREAK BREAK
2:00-2:50pm JACQUI JACOBY-- LESSONS OF FIREFLY PAULA C. SCARDAMALIA-- DREAMING YOUR STORIES LESLIE JONES --A MAN IN UNIFORM CONT.
2:50-3:15pm BREAK BREAK BREAK
3:15-4:00pm ALEXANDRA IVY
4:00-4:15pm BREAK BREAK BREAK
4:15-5:00pm ALEXANDRA IVY Q&A
*  *  * MAIN BALL ROOM *  *  *
7:00:pm Dinner/Announcements
8:15pm J.A. Jance
* Agent/Editor appointments 1-5pm
*Raffle Room open 10:00 am
*Hospitality Suite open 9am - closed during dinner entertainment
 
Saturday Schedule

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
9:00-10:am SHARON HAMILTON & J.D. HART--AUDIO BOOKS ATTORNEY MARIA CRIMI SPETH--COPYRIGHT LAWS JAX TURNER--UNDERCOVER WITH JAX
10:00 - 10:15am BREAK BREAK BREAK
10:15 - 11:15am SHARON HAMILTON & J.D. HART--AUDIO BOOKS JULIE YORK--NECESSARY EVIL - EDITS JENNIFER ASHLEY--BECOMING A HYBRID
11:15 - 11:30am BREAK BREAK BREAK
11:30 - 12:30pm LYNN PETERS--A NEW AUTHOR'S JOURNEY ANNE QUESTERLY--WRITING FOR CHILDREN JAMI GOLD--ROMANCING THE BEAT
12:30 - 2:00pm LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
2:00 - 3:00pm  PAULA CHAFFEE SCARDAMILIA--USING TAROT TO WRITE SCENES THAT SIZZLE, SEDUCE, AND SPARKLE ANDY ADAMS--FAIRY TALES AVILY JEROME--FLASH FICTION
3:00 BOOKSTORE SET UP BOOKSTORE SET UP BOOKSTORE SET UP
5:00 - 7:00PM BOOK SIGNING & SALES BOOK SIGNING & SALES BOOK SIGNING & SALES
 *  *  * MAIN BALL ROOM *  *  *
8:00:pm
Dinner/Announcements
Keynote Speaker ALEXANDRA IVY
***Rocking out with the band SACRED GROOVE***
* Agent/Editor appointments 9am-12:00pm
*Raffle Room open 10:00 am
*Hospitality Suite open 10am - closed during booksale/dinner/evening entertainment 

SUNDAY, April 10, 2016

Breakfast provided by Hotel
Farewells and Goodbyes
All attendees/hotel guests are free to participate in tours, socials or take advantage of resort’s amenities.
* All times are subject to change.
* Raffle drawings will be held at all three dinners.

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