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Event schedule

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The conference has a mixture of pre-recorded content and live presentations that will happen throughout the week. After you are registered, you will receive access to where all content is housed, as well as the links to join us in the live events. If you can’t attend live, you’ll receive the recordings. We’ll have a mixture of fun networking events, Q&As with the speakers & sponsors, writing sprints, and other fun!

We will be adding to and updating this schedule more as the event approaches. To see a full list of topics covered, please check out the speakers page!

March 1-8, 2021

Day 1

The Big Picture - The Power of Our Words

What is the importance of showing up and sharing your story? Why Write a Book in the first place? What about representation? What can writing your story do for OTHERS? How can you change the world with your words?

Day 1 is all about understanding the possibilities that come with writing a book, dreaming BIG, and being inspired. We're also talking Mindset, fear, writing proposals, writing to heal, diversity, and what makes books great!

Sponsor Presentations

Bublish: How to position yourself properly to sell more books & understanding distribution

Workshops - Only Available with the Premium All Access Pass

Workshops to dig deeper into these topics. The Workshops are ONLY available to those who purchase the Full Digital Conference Pass. 

15+ workshops for all genres.

Catch a few presentations live on the main website, but the majority will be available to only conference ticket holders.

We'll have a block of content drop in the morning, and another in the afternoon, with one live panel. You'll receive directions on how to access.

Day 2

Knowledge Base for Authors: Writing & Editing

Day 2 is Your Knowledge Base Day! We're talking about tips and resources for writing & editing

With content for all three tracks, Fiction, Nonfiction, & Children's books, we've got TWENTY presentations to help you write great books, self-edit them, and how to work with editors. 

Sponsor Sessions:

ProWritingAid: Clarity in your writing

Workshops - Only Available with the Premium All Access Pass

Workshops to dig deeper into these topics. The Workshops are ONLY available to those who purchase the Full Digital Conference Pass. 

15+ workshops for all genres.

Catch a few presentations live on the main website, but the majority will be available to only conference ticket holders.

We'll have a block of content drop in the morning, and another in the afternoon. You'll receive directions on how to access.

Our special live presentation will work on energy tools to be most productive and creative!

Day 3

Production & Routes to Publishing

Everything you need to know about distribution, different routes to publishing, self-publishing, and a handful of overflow workshops on great writing practices and tips for success.

Sponsor Sessions:

GracePoint Publishing

Featured Interview: Jane Friedman - Understanding the Changes in the Publishing Industry 

Workshops - Only Available with the Premium All Access Pass

Workshops to dig deeper into these topics. The Workshops are ONLY available to those who purchase the Full Digital Conference Pass. 

15+ workshops for all genres.

Catch a few presentations live on the main website, but the majority will be available to only conference ticket holders.

We'll have a block of content drop in the morning, and another in the afternoon, with one live workshop. You'll receive directions on how to access.

Day 4

Book Launch Strategies, Marketing, Marketing and more Marketing

Launching, Marketing, & Promoting Your Book and YOU as the Author.

Sponsor Sessions:

Pub-Site: Simple website strategies for Authors

BookFunnel: Growing Your Email List to Sell More Books

Workshops - Only Available with the Premium All Access Pass

Workshops to dig deeper into these topics. The Workshops are ONLY available to those who purchase the Full Digital Conference Pass. 

15+ workshops for all genres.

 

Day 5

The Business of Being An Author

Paths to Publishing Success, Business Tools for Authors, Revenue streams for authors, and more. We're getting down and dirty into how to grow your business as an author and profit more.

Sponsor Sessions

Alexa Bigwarfe: Write|Publish|Sell - The business of being an author and the importance of publishing like a PRO.

Workshops - Only Available with the Premium All Access Pass

Workshops to dig deeper into these topics. The Workshops are ONLY available to those who purchase the Full Digital Conference Pass. 

15+ workshops for all genres.

 

Live Events

Sunday Feb. 28th | 9pm EST 

Live with Alexa & the WIP team

Alexa Bigwarfe, host of the conference, and her team will do a pre-summit live to talk about virtual assistance for authors, social media management and how to reduce the overwhelm by having a team.

Monday March 1st | 12pm EST 

New Authors Panel

Alexa Bigwarfe & a roundtable of brand new authors to talk about their publishing experience and inspire new authors!

Tuesday, March 2nd | 10:00am EST

How to Get Started Writing & Publishing Your Book

Alexa Bigwarfe will discuss how you get started - tools, resources, timelines - on your writing project.

Monday March 8th | 4pm EST

LIVE Closing Keynote: Desiree Peterkin Bell {International Women's Day}

Join Alexa and special guest Desiree Peterkin Bell on International Women's Day, March 8th to wrap up the conference.

Check Out the Full Schedule Here!