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THURSDAY

Terrace Room

Plaza C

Plaza B

Plaza A

The Arbors

Other Event Venues

 

8:30 - 9:20

Vendor
Area
& RegistrationOPEN 8:30am -6:00pm

Boring to Best Selling: How to Take Your Author Readings to the Next Level

- Melissa Brayden and Carleen Spry

What Messages are We Getting From LesFic Covers?

 

Moderator: Andi Marquette

Panelists: Jove Belle, Siri Caldwell, Liz Gibson, Ann McMan, Bev Prescott

Love Laced With Danger: The Allure of Romantic Intrigue

 

Moderator: Cindy Rizzo

Panelists: KG MacGregor, Laydin Michaels, Radclyffe, Melissa Price

Author Spotlights

Darla Baker
JD Glass
Micheala Lynn
Kenna White

Moderator: Wis Wiswell

 

9:30 - 10:20

Technology Can Be Your Friend: Writing, Research & Productivity Tools

- Cindy Rizzo


 

Sponsor: Badger Bliss Books

Self Care for Writers and Those who Love Them

 

- Beth Burnett & Karen Richard

Science Fiction & Social Justice

 

Moderator: Mary Griggs

Panelists: Jewelle Gomez, Elizabeth Hodge, Lise MacTague, MB Panichi, Tiffany Shamaly

Author Spotlights

Georgia Beers
Barbara Clanton
JL Gaynor
Rachel Spangler
Nell Stark

Moderator: Catherine Maiorisi

 

Sponsor: Anne Geary

 

10:20 - 10:40
BREAK with SNACKS - Sponsored by Judy Comella

10:40 - 11:30

Sense and Sensibility: Cultural Competence in Lesbian Literature

with Special Guest DeAngela Cooks

Facilitated by Cheryl Head

Sponsors:Carleen Spry & Liz Gibson

 

Weirdly Queer

 

Moderator: Karen Badger

Panelists: Marie Castle, JL Gaynor, D. Jackson Leigh, Connie Ward

Author Spotlights

CD Cain
Suzie Carr
KC Richardson
Alison Solomon

Moderator: Elaine Mulligan-Lynch

 

11:40 - 12:30

 

YA - NA: What's the Diff?

 

Moderator: Caren Werlinger

Panelists: Barb Clanton, Rachel Gold, Liz McMullen, Nell Stark

Author Spotlights

Barrett
Liz McMullen
VK Powell
Ann Roberts

Moderator: Elaine Mulligan-Lynch

 

12:30 - 1:30
LUNCH - Win a chance to lunch with your favorite author!
Buffet Lunch served in hallway outside Vendor Room. "No-Food" ticket holders can purchase affordable lunches at concession stand in Conference Foyer (Sandwiches, salads, fruit, cookies, drinks)

1:30 - 2:20

Membership Meeting

 

 

 

 

2:30 - 3:20

Secrets of Social Media Mastery - Part 1

 

 

 

- Lynn Ames

Sponsors:
--Cheryl Pletcher in Memory of Sandra Moran
--Ann McMan & Salem West

Sacred Words: The Art Of Working With An Editor To Get The Most Out Of Your Manuscript

 

Moderator: Salem West

Panelists: Siri Caldwell, Nann Dunne, Shelley Thrasher, RG Emmanuelle, Andi Marquette

What's So Funny?

 

 

 

Moderator: Jessie Chandler

Panelists: Karen Badger, Fay Jacobs, Ann McMan, Karen Richard, Carol Rosenfeld

Author Spotlights

Ann Aptaker
Denise Judge
Radclyffe


Taylor Rickard

Moderator: Karen Kallmaker

Sponsor: Beth Schomburg

 

3:20 - 3:40
BREAK

3:40 - 4:30

Secrets of Social Media Mastery - Part 2

 

 

- Lynn Ames

Sponsors:
--Cheryl Pletcher in Memory of Sandra Moran
--Ann McMan & Salem West

Judging a Book by its Content: The GCLS Judging & Awards Process

 

- Carleen Spry & Watty Boss

SideKicks 2: All across the Rainbow

 

 

Moderator: Melissa Price

Panelists: Georgia Beers, Aurora Rey, Laina Villeneuve, Salem West, Kenna White

Author Spotlights

Melissa Brayden
Renee MacKenzie
Laydin Michaels
Annette Mori
Dillon Watson

Moderator: Mary Buchanan

Sponsor: Beth Schomburg

 

4:40 - 5:30

More Engaging Dialogue: How to Use Electronic Media to Write Conversations

 

- Erica Abbott & Pol Robinson

 

Book Club Meeting:

 

Tangled Roots
by Marianne K. Martin
(in attendance)

Facilitator: Sandy Thornton
EVERYONE WELCOME

Sponsor: Lesfic_Unbound

Author Spotlights

Julie Blair
Jessie Chandler
Bev Prescott
MJ Williamz
Sheryl Wright

Moderator: Mary Griggs

 

 

 

 

 

 

5:30 - 6:00 

FRIENDS OF BILL W.

Willow Room

7:30 - 9:30

 

Film:
Love Between the Covers
followed by Q&A with
Radclyffe & Director/Producer
Laurie Kahn

 

 

 

GCLS Night (Karaoke) at Freddies, Arlington, VA
8:00 - Closing

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