Conference Schedule April 2022

Workshops listed at the same time are concurrent.
All times are Eastern Daylight Time.
Schedule is subject to change.

PM THURSDAY, April 7, 2022

5:00 Early Registration
6:00 Kickoff reception (heavy hors d’oeuvres): Sponsor
Recognition & Introductions, Presenter Previews
8:30 Hospitality Suite opens
10:00 Good Night

AM FRIDAY, April 8, 2022

8:30 Welcome
9:00 Poetry (Lisa Coffman)
Historical Research (Pamela Schoenewaldt)
10:15 Break
10:30 Fiction (Pamela Duncan)
Young People’s Literature (Courtney Stevens)
11:45 Lunch (on your own)


1:00 Nonfiction (Shawna Kay Rodenberg)
Flash Fiction (Thomas Alan Holmes)
2:15 Break
2:30 Building a Writing Community (Sue Weaver Dunlap)
3:45 Break
4:00 Open Readings
5:15 Workshop leaders’ book signings in Writers Block
6:00 Dinner (on your own)
8:00 Readings: Workshop Leaders
9:00 Hospitality Suite
10:00 Good Night

AM SATURDAY, April 9, 2022

8:00 Annual Business Meeting (open to all)
8:20 Break
8:30 Young People’s Literature (Courtney Stevens)
Nonfiction (Shawna Kay Rodenberg)
9:45 Break
10:00 Fiction (Pamela Duncan)
Songwriting (Karen Reynolds)
11:15 Lunch (on your own)


12:30 Poetry (Lisa Coffman)
Tightening Your Writing (Terry Shaw)
1:45 Break
2:00 General Session (Pamela Duncan)
3:15 Writing Prompt Session – All Genres
6:00 Reception
6:30 Banquet (Speaker: Lisa Coffman)
9:00 Hospitality Suite
10:00 Good Night

All meals except for the banquet are on your own. Coffee, tea, and lemonade will be available in the bookstore. Water is available in all sessions.

The Writers Block bookstore is open all day on Friday and until noon on Saturday. Books by our presenters and other TMW members are available in the bookstore. Please consider donating gently used books for sale in our used books section. Proceeds go to the Don Scalf Memorial Scholarship Fund.