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Tentative Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 am: Registration
 

10:00 am – 10:45 am: Panel 1 - Imitating Life Within Books

The best research for a book comes from personal experience, and the real-life interactions we have with our fellow humans. So, how do you find the balance between the true events and a creative telling, in order to enrich the storyline?


Moderator: Bruce Robert Coffin             Panelists:

                                                               Ellen Crosby
                                                               Stephen G. Eoannou
                                                               Bruce E. Mowday
                                                               Douglas Stuart

10:45 am – 11:15 am: Author Round-About Part 1

A favorite activity at past conferences. You’ll have a chance to meet with each
author for a few minutes to hear about their books and ask questions. This year we've
broken it into two parts to help the authors save their voices.

11:15 am – 11:30 am: Break - Visit the restroom, snacks, beverages, buy books, etc.
 

11:30 am – 12:15 pm: Author Round-About Part 2

A favorite activity at past conferences. You’ll have a chance to meet with each
author for a few minutes to hear about their books and ask questions. This year we've
broken it into two parts to help the authors save their voices.

12:15– 12:45 pm: Lunch
 

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm: Panel 2 - Amateur Sleuths: Then vs. Now

Throughout time, amateur sleuths have helped solve real crimes where police could not legally tread. How has their deduction skills changed over the years, in terms of resources, motives, and knowledge?

Moderator: Gina Hott            Panelists:
                                              Kate Belli
                                              Joy Ann Ribar
                                              Joyce Tremel
                                              Christine Trent

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm: Break - Visit the restroom, snacks, beverages, buy books, etc.
 

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm: Panel 3 - Adventure with a Badge

Law Enforcement may come in all kinds, both international and domestic, but they all wear a shield that stands for much more than the one wearing it. How do their adventures inspire your writings, and how do their principals extend into other aspects of your life, or stories?

Moderator: Dennis Royer               Panelists:
                                                       Bruce Robert Coffin
                                                       John Gilstrap
                                                       William Livezey
                                                       LynDee Walker

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Final chance to buy books and have them signed.
 

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