Virtual Events


The Summit at Trail Life

 

Come join Word Weavers from all over the country in a unique interactive virtual environment!

Enjoy the “firepit” setting of The Summit at Trail Life, a one-of-a-kind virtual convention center.

Hear from nationally-known speakers, agents, editors, and freelancers.

Meet and make friends in small groups.

Experience interactive Q&A sessions and world-class cutting-edge virtual exchange opportunities.

THIS IS NOT A TYPICAL WEBINAR. NOT ONLY WILL YOU SEE OTHERS, BUT YOU WILL BE SEEN (IF YOU WANT TO BE!).

SO GET OUT OF YOUR PJ’s AND DO YOUR HAIR ALL UP!

Event #1:

Word Weavers Night of Fiction

August 13, 2020 

Schedule for the Evening (all times EDT; subject to change)
Doors open: Enjoy chatting with new and old friends while you wait for the program to begin. 6:45pm
Welcome: Eva Marie Everson and Mark Hancock, your hosts 7:00pm
Keynote address: Dr. Angela Hunt, The Secret for A Christian Writer’s Success Begins with O 7:15pm

Your Choice:

Workshop 1A: Mesu Andrews, Guarding Truth in Biblical Fiction – A 3-Layered Approach to Writing & Research
Workshop 1B: Julie CantrellQuery, Pitch, Proposal: Three Steps to Land Your Dream Agent & Book Deal
Workshop 1C: James L. Rubart, How to Create Unique Story Ideas with Deep Emotional Impact

8:00pm

Your Choice:

Workshop 2A: Mesu AndrewsGuarding Truth in Biblical Fiction – A 3-Layered Approach to Writing & Research
Workshop 2B: Julie CantrellQuery, Pitch, Proposal: Three Steps to Land Your Dream Agent & Book Deal
Workshop 2C: James L. RubartHow to Create Unique Story Ideas with Deep Emotional Impact

9:00pm
Closing Remarks: Eva Marie and Mark wish you a good evening! Stay and chat at your firepit until 11:00pm or attend the Bonus Q&A ($10)! 9:50pm
Bonus (extra charge): Ramona RichardsAsk the Editor, A Unique and and Engaging Q&A Like You’ve Never Seen Online 10:00pm

CHOOSING YOUR WORKSHOP

Workshops are not chosen in advance. You can see a description by clicking on the speaker’s name (above), and you will also hear from them at the beginning of the event, so you can choose the two workshops that will be the most helpful for you. Attendees will also have video access to all 3 workshops within a few days of the event.

 

LOGGING INTO THE EVENT

YOU MUST USE THE SAME EMAIL ADDRESS TO BOTH REGISTER AND ATTEND. IF YOU FORGET WHICH EMAIL ADDRESS YOU USED, IT IS THE EMAIL ADDRESS WHERE THE FINAL LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE SENT A FEW DAYS BEFORE AND ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT. YOUR EMAIL IS YOUR “TICKET” TO THE EVENT. IF YOU TRY TO LOG IN WITH A DIFFERENT EMAIL, YOU WILL BE TURNED AWAY.

THE EMAIL WILL BE SENT FROM “TRAIL LIFE USA” AND WILL INCLUDE SOME HELPFUL SYSTEM CHECKS TO MAKE YOUR EXPERIENCE THE BEST POSSIBLE.

Here are a few helpful links in advance, if you are looking for something to do:

SYSTEM CHECK

QUALITY CHECK

BROWSER CHECK

If you have not heard anything from us by the afternoon of the event, please email us at [email protected] with “I have not heard” in the subject line.

 

Registration

 

 


 

Event #2:

 

Word Weavers Night of Nonfiction

October 1, 2020 

Schedule for the Evening (all times EDT; speakers and schedule subject to change)
Doors open: Enjoy chatting with new and old friends while you wait for the program to begin. 6:45pm
Welcome: Eva Marie Everson and Mark Hancock, your hosts 7:00pm
Keynote address: Bob Hostetler, The Successful Writer 7:15pm

Your Choice:

Workshop 1A: Michelle Medlock Adams & Bethany JettWriting Nonfiction Through the Marketing Lens
Workshop 1B: Edie MelsonExpanding an Idea from article to book
Workshop 1C: Ava Pennington, Devoted to Devotionals

8:00pm

Your Choice:

Workshop 2A: Michelle Medlock Adams & Bethany JettWriting Nonfiction Through the Marketing Lens
Workshop 2B: Edie MelsonExpanding an Idea from article to book
Workshop 2C: Ava Pennington, Devoted to Devotionals

9:00pm
Closing Remarks: Eva Marie and Mark wish you a good evening! Stay and chat at your firepit until 11:00pm or attend the Bonus Q&A ($10)! 9:50pm
Bonus (extra charge): TBA 10:00pm

Registration for Event #2 opening soon!