2020 Class Schedule

Schedule at a Glance

FRIDAY

Friday Early Bird classes begin at 1:00 p.m. They are held in the Jim Henry Auditorium (conference level, Mt. Laurel)

1:00–3:10 
Edie Melson: Ins and Outs of Social Media

3:20–4:20
Eddie Jones: Launch (or Relaunch) Your Publishing Career on Amazon with Kindle Direct Publishing

4:30 
Faculty meeting (Mt. Laurel 1 A–B)

Sign in at our bookstore in Mt. Laurel 1 C–D and purchase your MP3s of the conference classes.

5:30–6:30 
Dinner

7:00–7:30
Report to Duty, opening assembly in Jim Henry Auditorium   (conference level, Mt. Laurel)

7:30–8:30
Keynote: Larry Leech

 

SATURDAY

All Stepping UP Classes are held in Jim Henry Auditorium. Stepping OUT Classes are held in Mt. Laurel 1 A–B.

 

7:15–8:15
Breakfast

8:30–9:05
Keynote                      Eva Marie Everson

9:15–10:00
Stepping UP              Eva Marie Everson: The Essential Scene
Stepping OUT           Bob Hostetler: Strategizing a Path to Publication

10:10–10:55
Stepping UP               Nancy Lohr: Ready, Aim, Submit
Stepping OUT            Sarah Loudin Thomas: Writing a Proposal

11:05–11:50
Stepping UP               Craig von Buseck: Telling the Truth, The Art and Craft of Narrative Nonfiction
Stepping OUT            Linda Glaz: He’d Never Say That! Would She?

12:00-1:00
Lunch

1:10–2:00
Stepping UP               Sarah Loudin Thomas: Pitches and One-Sheets
Stepping OUT            Andrea Merrell: Declutter Your Manuscript before You Hit Send

2:10–3:00
Stepping UP              Denise Loock: Myths about MUGS
Stepping OUT           Eva Marie Everson: Understanding Deep POV

3:10–4:00
Stepping UP              Linda Glaz: Be Still My Heart
Stepping OUT           Nancy Lohr: Read Like a Writer

4:10–5:00
Stepping UP               Bob Hostetler: All the Wrong Moves
Stepping OUT            Craig von Buseck: Digital Discipleship and Evangelism

5:30–6:30
Dinner

6:45–6:55
Worship

7:00–7:45 
One Last Class            Ramona Richards: Why Did I Get Rejected? A View from behind the Desk

7:45–8:20  
Keynote                      Bob Hostetler

 

SUNDAY

7:15–8:15
Breakfast

8:30–8:55
Worship

9:00–9:30
Devotion                     Eddie Jones: You’re Not Good Enough

9:30–10:15
Keynote                      Bob Hostetler

10:15–11:30
Awards and Marching Orders