Keynote Speakers and NYT & USA Bestselling Authors

Victoria Alexander NY Times/USA Today
Bestselling Author
VICTORIA ALEXANDER
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER #1)

Rebecca York NY Times/USA Today
Bestselling Author
REBECCA YORK
(VIP TEACHER)

Angela Knight NY Times/USA Today
Bestselling Author
ANGELA KNIGHT
(VIP TEACHER)

Aliyah Burke USA Today
Bestselling Author
ALIYAH BURKE
(BESTSELLER)

Jami Brumfield New York Times
Bestselling Author
JAMI BRUMFIELD
(VIP TEACHER)

Lane Hart New York Times
Bestselling Author
LANE HART
(VIP TEACHER)

Melissa Stevens New York Times
Bestselling Author
MELISSA STEVENS
(VIP TEACHER)

RNC2016 Schedule

RNC2016 SCHEDULE
TUESDAY
TIME ROOM FUNCTION
4:00pm – 10:00pm : Reg. Desk : Convention Name-Badge & Registration Bag Pick-Up – RNC Staff
WEDNESDAY
TIME ROOM FUNCTION
9:00am – 8:00pm : Reg. Desk : Convention Name-Badge & Registration Bag Pick-Up – RNC Staff
10:00am – 10:30am : Houston 2 : Convention Welcoming – Jimmy Thomas
10:40am – 11:40am : Houston 1 : CLASS: New Adult: Beyond the Frat Parties – LaVerne Thompson
10:40am – 11:40am : Houston 3 : CLASS: Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing – L.M. Pruitt
11:50am – 12:50pm : Houston 1 : PANEL: Plotter, Pantser, Or Both? – Rebecca York, Jami Brumfield, Laura Hawks
11:50am – 12:50pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: Is Self-Publishing Right for You? A Look at the Pros vs. Cons – Melissa Stevens
1:00pm – 2:30pm : (on you) : Lunch
2:30pm – 3:30pm : Houston 1 : CLASS: Feed Your Dragon: Using Dictation Software to Improve Productivity – Angela Knight
2:30pm – 3:30pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: What You Need to Know to Talk to a Web Designer – Doug Miles
3:40pm – 4:40pm : Houston 1 : CLASS: Writing Scenes That Smolder – L.M. Pruitt
3:40pm – 4:40pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: Create and Organize Your Book Files – Linda Rae Sande
4:50pm – 5:50pm : Houston 1 : PANEL: Publishing vs. Self-Publishing – Victoria Alexander, Melissa Steven, Laura Hawks
4:50pm – 5:50pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: From Print to Audio – LaVerne Thompson, Linda Rae Sande
6:00pm – 8:00pm : (on you) : Dinner
8:00pm – 10:00pm : Houston 2 : Meet & Greet
THURSDAY
TIME ROOM FUNCTION
9:00am – 10:00am : Dallas C : CLASS: Hearts and Handcuffs: Writing Believable Police Fiction, Part I – Angela Knight
9:00am – 10:00am : Dallas E : CLASS: Writing Erotic Romance – Madison Lake
9:00am – 10:00am : Dallas H : CLASS: The More the Merrier – LaVerne Thompson, Taabia Dupree
10:10am – 11:10am : Dallas C : CLASS: Hearts and Handcuffs: Writing Believable Police Fiction, Part II – Angela Knight
10:10am – 11:10am : Dallas E : CLASS: Access the Erotic in You – Madison Lake
10:10am – 11:10am : Dallas H : CLASS: 39 Steps for Creating Suspense and Tension – Rebecca York
11:20am – 12:20pm : Dallas C : CLASS: How to Be an Authorpreneur – Linda Rae Sande
11:20am – 12:20pm : Dallas H : PANEL: Otherworldly Creatures… More Than Just Vamps – Melissa Stevens, Jami Brumfield, Magen McMinimy, Laura Hawks
12:30pm – 2:00pm : (on you) : Lunch
2:00pm – 3:00pm : Dallas C : CLASS: Writing Scenes That Smolder – L.M. Pruitt
2:00pm – 3:00pm : Dallas E : PANEL: COVER MODEL PANEL – Everything You’ve Wanted to Know – Jimmy Thomas, Julian Mora, Michael Hendrickson, Zack Williams, Orestis Papapetrou
2:00pm – 3:00pm : Dallas H : CLASS: Become Self-Reliant, Focused and Confident in Your Craft – Madison Lake
3:10pm – 4:10pm : Dallas C : CLASS: Brainstorming to Revision: The Process of Creating an Erotic Romance – Angela Knight
3:10pm – 4:10pm : Dallas E : PANEL: How Do Authors Come Up With Their Stories – Victoria Alexander, Jami Brumfield, Laura Hawks, Madison Lake
3:10pm – 4:10pm : Dallas H : CLASS: Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing – L.M. Pruitt
4:20pm – 5:20pm : Dallas C : CLASS: Is Self-Publishing Right for You? A Look at the Pros vs. Cons – Melissa Stevens
4:20pm – 5:20pm : Dallas H : CLASS: Free Writer Software, Backups, Virus Protection, Digital Files & More – Doug Miles
5:30pm – 7:00pm : Dallas E : SOCIAL: The Buxom Bards Ice Cream Social – LaVerne Thompson, Linda Rae Sande
7:00pm – 9:00pm : (on you) : Dinner
9:00pm – 11:00pm : Dallas E : RNCostume Ball – ‘Night at the Library’
FRIDAY
TIME ROOM FUNCTION
10:10am – 11:10am : Houston 1 : CLASS: Mild to Wild: Creating Sex Scenes More Than the Same Old Bump & Grind – Angela Knight
10:10am – 11:10am : Houston 3 : CLASS: Using Metaphor and Simile to Juice up Your Writing – Rebecca York
11:20am – 12:20pm : Houston 1 : CLASS: How to Hit the Bestseller List as an Indie Author – Jami Brumfield, Lane Hart, Melissa Stevens
11:20am – 12:20pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: Create and Organize Your Book Files – Linda Rae Sande
12:30pm – 1:30pm : Houston 2 : Keynote Speaker Presentation – New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author, Victoria Alexander
1:30pm – 2:30pm : (on you) : Lunch
2:30pm – 3:30pm : Houston 2 : Male Model Mayhem (first 50 registrants)
3:40pm – 4:40pm : Houston 1 : CLASS: Push Through the Fear to Find Success – Jami Brumfield
3:40pm – 4:40pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: Success: Branding, Marketing & Self-Promotion – Jimmy Thomas
4:50pm – 5:50pm : Houston 1 : CLASS: Getting Started in Self-Publishing – Jami Brumfield, Lane Hart, Melissa Stevens
4:50pm – 5:50pm : Houston 2 : CLASS: Writing Erotic Romance – Madison Lake
4:50pm – 5:50pm : Houston 3 : CLASS: Stock Images: Selecting, Cleaning, Editing & Cropping – Jimmy Thomas
6:00pm – 8:00pm : (on you) : Dinner
8:00pm – 10:00pm : Houston 3 : Raffle Drawings & Awards
SATURDAY
TIME ROOM FUNCTION
9:00am – 2:00pm : Dallas C/E : Book Fair
2:00pm – 3:00pm : (on you) : Lunch
3:00pm – 5:00pm : Dallas H : Cover Model Bingo
5:00pm – 7:00pm : (on you) : Dinner
7:00pm – 9:00pm : Dallas H : Movie Night – Romantic Comedy
9:00pm – 11:00pm : Dallas H : Movie Night – Romantic Comedy