**Please note: schedule is subject to change.**

8:30 AM Registration

9:00-10:00 Opening Session
"Proposals that Sell"

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:15 Workshops
Workshop 1: Pitch & Query Class with Michelle Medlock Adams
Workshop 2: Zero to Book Deal with Bethany Jett
Workshop 3: The Polish Draft with Cyle Young

11:15am Break

11:30-12:30 Workshops
Workshop 4: Pitch & Query Workshop with Michelle Medlock Adams
Workshop 5: Writing Great Fiction with Johnnie Alexander
Workshop 6: Binge Writing with Cyle Young

12:30 - 1:15 Lunch & Bookstore

1:15 - 2:30 Main Session
"Social Media Best Practices"

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 3:45 Workshops
Workshop 7: Children's Writing with Michelle Medlock Adams
Workshop 8: Build Your Email List with Bethany Jett
Workshop 9: Binge Writing with Cyle Young

3:45 - 4:00 Break

4:00 - 4:30 Closing



The Serious Writer Tour does not mail tickets to Tour attendees. To access your account information, please login to your tour account at If you have any questions, please email us at


Please see our website for full pricing and deadline information for each event. The full price of the tour includes event materials and lunch. You may pay by e-check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover). Credit card and e-check payments should be made online through your Serious Writer Tour account and the full amount will be charged to your account at the time of registration.


Serious Writer Tour event tickets are non-refundable upon purchase, but fully transferable to a substitute registrant, within your organization, up to, and including, the day(s) of the event. The transfer of tickets to another attendee can be managed through your Serious Writer Tour ticket account login. Transferring or reselling your tickets to another person will forfeit your entire registration. Please do not ask the Serious Writer staff to make exceptions to this policy.
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