Program

8:00 – 8:30  — Registration


8:30 – 8:45 — WELCOME NOTE by Author Clara Stone


8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. — KEYNOTE: Motivational speaker and author of 8 YA/NA books Chelsea Fine


9:20 a.m. to 10:10 p.m. — AUTHOR PANEL: ALL ABOUT PERSPECTIVE: WRITING 1ST PERSON, 3RD PERSON, DUAL POV, PRESENT VS PAST. IS IT A MATTER OF PREFERENCE OR TREND?

With:

CHELSEA FINE, DAVE BUTLER, SARAH ARMSTRONG, KRISTIN HAMILTON, SCOTT FERRELL,  & RJ MOORE as your moderator


10:15 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. — AUTHOR PANEL: WORLD BUILDING: NO REALLY, HOW DO WE BUILD NEW WORLDS, CREATE CHARACTERS, SPAWN NEW LANGUAGES FOR OUR STORIES

With

EJ MELLOW, MORGAN WYLIE, AMY HARMON, KRISTIN VAYDEN, & JEFF STAGG as your Moderator


11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — AUTHOR PANEL: MARKETING FOR SELF-PUBLISHING: DOS AND DON’TS

With

HJ BELLUS, LYDIA HARBAUGH, JACK PATTERSON, JENNI JAMES, J. KOWALLIS, KD CARRILLO as your Moderator


12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. — Early Author Signing Event


2:00 p.m. to 5: 00 p.m. — General Author Signing Event


2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. — WORKSHOPMicro Beats: In a novel, pacing is everything. Learn how to pace yourself with details that holds your reader’s attention by Author Devri Walls.


2:50 p.m. to 3:35 p.m. — WORKSHOPA Novel in 90 Days by Author Johnny Worthen


3:40 p.m. to 4:25 p.m. — WORKSHOP: Publisher Perspective: Everything You want to know about Traditional Publishing with AmberJack Publishing & Reuts Publicaitons


5:00 p.m. — Boise Book Fest Signing concludes


7:00 p.m. to 10: 00 p.m. — Boise Book Fest After party! Come prepared to eat, drink, play casino games and win lots of giveaways!


10:00 p.m. — 2017 Boise Book Fest concludes