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This is a preliminary schedule and subject to change. Note: Conference dates are confirmed; times are listed in Eastern Time.

Registration for conference is required to attend the events below, unless otherwise noted. 

 

Thursday, July 28

Event
Time
Registration  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Opening Session: Map Your Route to Success in Romance Writing with Alex Lidell  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Workshops    

The Art of Tending Your Creative Garden: Tips for Discovery Writers

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

 Indie Editor Panel

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Putting the Com in Rom-Com: Exploring the Impact of Humor in Romance Novels from Jane Austen to Casey McQuiston

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

Author Life Audit 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Intense & Tight: Pacing the Short Contemporary 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. 

Romance Author Long Tail Strategies: Maximizing Your Back-List Sales Organically 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. 

Improving Your Presence on Amazon 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Marketing without Social Media 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Time Is on Your Side: How to Use the Events of Our Lives to Plot Our Stories 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Welcome Reception (off-site @ Cadillac Ranch)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Meetups   Evening 
   

Friday, July 29

Event
Time
Registration  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Workshops 

The Get Write To It Girls: Writing With Partners 

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 

Publishing 101: What to Expect After You Sign 

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 

Directing Reader's Emotions (2 hours)

9:30 - 11: 30 a.m. 

Creating Page-Turning Dialogue 

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. 

Stuck in an Inspired Rut? Endless Creative Plots Ideas for Writing Inspirational Romance 

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. 
Lunch (buffet)
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Workshops 
 

Stirring in Subplots 

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

Ten Keys to Success & Survival: What Every Romance Author Should Know 

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 

Detective for a Day: Criminal Investigations/Homicide 101 (2 hours)

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 

Making a Plan and Sticking With It: Goal Setting and Accountability 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. 

Seduce the Muse: How to Keep the Words Flowing No Matter What 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. 
Afternoon Snack Break  3:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Workshops     

Dark or Dangerous: The Art of Writing Dark Romance 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Math Is Money for Authors 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Your Universe, Your Rules... or Is It? Don't Be Afraid of the Series Bible!

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
RAMP Mixer
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
Aged to Perfection Seasoned Romance Writers Annual Mixer/Cocktail Party  6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  
Industry Networking Mixer
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
   

Saturday, July 30

Registration
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast with Featured Speaker LaQuette
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. 
Workshops

Building a Better World 

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 

Finding Readers through Your Website 

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 

The Two-Hour Plot (or Plotting by Trope to Keep Your Readers Happy)

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 

Creating that Fatal Flaw 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Digital Toolkit for Authors on a Budget 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Master POV 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Book to Screen 

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 

Write to Riches: Abundance Mindset for Authors 

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.