Indie Author Day

Indie Author Day is an all-day expo featuring sessions for writers and readers.  Writers, get inside tips on topics like bringing your book to market, promotion and social media, book design, author craft and more. Readers, enjoy live readings from authors and a panel discussion featuring romance, science fiction, mystery and genealogy/family history writers. You'll also have the chance to win in a variety of book and prize giveaways throughout the day!

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Joint-Use Library
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​Event Schedule 

 Author Track

Want to improve your craft or learn about the business of writing? Check out these presentations from authors.

Time Presenter Topic
10 a.m. Chris Kennedy Keynote: "Indie Authors: Making Progress Daily"
11 a.m. Shawn Girvan (Muse) Personal Stories Creatively Crafted
12 p.m. Malcom Massey Managing Your Characters Over the Course of Your Series
1 p.m. Danny Rubin Securing Retail Distribution
2 p.m. Daphne Dews Writing Your Genealogy
3 p.m. Elaine Aston Lankford Being a Leader in Your Writing Career

 Reader Track

Attend discussions of a variety of literary topics from an author's perspective.

Time Presenter Topic
10 a.m. Chris Kennedy Keynote: "Indie Authors: Making Progress Daily"
11 a.m. Chris Kennedy, JR Handley & Jim Healy But I Liked That Guy: Killing Characters in Fiction
12 p.m. Daphne Dews Reading Genealogy: Family Stories Breathed Into Life
1 p.m. Nealy Gihan, Ashley Wroton & Drew Avera Identifying Stories with Diverse Characters
2 p.m. Malcom Massey International Mystery and Intrigue
3 p.m. James Boyd How to Apply Spiritual Concepts to My Real Life

 Readings

​Authors will be providing readings in the library's living room.

TimePresenter
11 a.m.Karla Perry
11:30 a.m.J L Hill
12 p.m.Nikolas Larum
12:30 p.m.Elaine Aston Lankford
1 p.m.Malcom Massey
1:30 p.m.Lynn Moon
2 p.m.Jennifer Milius
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