2023Schedule

 

2023 Schedule at a Glance

***CLASSES ARE NOT UPDATED AND WILL NOT UPDATE UNTIL AUGUST

ARRIVE AT12:00 NOON! (NOT BEFORE)

FRIDAY

Friday Early Bird classes begin at 1:00 p.m. 

1:00–2:30
Edie Melson: Ins and Outs of Social Media

2:35–3:20
Nancy Lohr – Publishing is a Team Sport

3:25-4:10

Martin Wiles – Writing Dynamic Devotions

4:15-5:00

Eddie Jones – Marketing Jesus’ Way

4:45 – Faculty meeting (Main auditorium)

Sign in at Shepherds Inn


Dinner
6:00–7:00

7:00 – 7:15 Worship

7:15 – 9:45 Report to Duty, opening assembly in the main auditorium
Keynote – DiAnn Mills

 

SATURDAY

7:30 – 7:55 – Devotion and worship

8:00–9:00
Breakfast

9:10– 9:50  Keynote – Eva Marie Everson

10:00 – 10:50   

Step Up Class – Candy Arrington – The Power of Story

Step Out Class – Linda Glaz – Get Aging Out of Your System

11:00–11:50
Step Up Class –  Edwina Perkins – Sensititvity and Diversity in Manuscripts

Step Out Class –  Eva Marie Everson – The Benefits of Critique Groups (and what they are really for)

12:00 12:30  – Visit our bookstore, appointments, free-time  (You can also visit The Cove’s bookstore)    

12:30-1:30
Lunch

1:45–2:35
Step Up Class – Once Upon a Time in My Childhood – Eva Marie Everson

Step Out Class – The Power of Backstory – DiAnn Mills 

2:45–3:35
Step Up Class – Hooks that Won’t Go – Bob Hostetler

Step Out Class – Lori Hatcher – 10 Insider Tips to Getting Your Articles and Devotions Published

3:45–4:35
Step Up Class – Sizzling Emotion and Symbolism – DiAnn Mills

Step Out Class –  Bob Hostetler – Finding Your Platform

4:45–5:35

Step Up Class  – Tackling Middle Grade, the “middle child” of stories – Taryn Souders

Step Out Class – Susan King – Finding our Creativity or The Magic of Getting Writing Ideas


5:35-5:55 - BOOKSTORE AND FREE TIME

6:00-7:00                
Dinner

7:15- 7:45 – announcements and worship

7:45–9:15 –  Bob Hostetler Keynote


9:15-9:45ish – Visit our Bookstore

 

SUNDAY

8:00- 9:00
Breakfast

9:00–9:30
Worship and Devotion

9:30-9:50 – Final opportunity to visit our bookstore

10:00–10:45
Keynote –  Bob Hostetler                

10:45–12:00
Awards and Marching Orders