A Day Apart Schedule - July 30 Workshop

Tentative Schedule for A Day Apart 2011
Write2Ignite! will provide hand-outs, printer and paper, pens and markers, lunch and beverages.

8:30 – 9:00                  Sign in. Enjoy beverages and morning snacks.

9:00 – 9:30                  Welcome, Instructions, Devotional and Prayer – Jill Roman Lord
9:30 – 10:00                Rethinking Revision – Jean Matthew Hall
                                    Examine foundational elements of strong manuscripts. Distribute
                                    Guidelines/Checklists for critique groups.
10:00 – 10:50              Putting It into Practice - Time to examine our own manuscripts.

11:00 – 11:30              Through an Editor’s Eyes – Donna Earnhardt
                                    Walk step-by-step with Donna through the revisions her editor required
                                    for her new picture book Being Frank (coming soon from Flashlight Press)
11:30 – 12:20              Putting It into Practice - Time to make changes.

12:30 – 1:15                Lunch and Chit-chat
                                    Brochures on specific writing topics (published by American Christian Writers) will
be available for purchase  each – cash only, please.

1:15 – 2:00                  Give and Take
Meet in small critique groups to exchange manuscripts and brainstorm
ideas for revisions using our A Day Apart guidelines.

2:00 – 3:00                  Get to Work
Participants make changes to their manuscript files.

3:00 – 3:30                  Reprint
We print the newly re-visioned pages and take a snack break.

3:30 – 4:30                  React
Participants have the opportunity to read their newly re-visioned pages to the group for feedback and reactions.        

4:30 – 5:00                  Wrap It Up – Jill Roman Lord