Monday, September 16, 2013

40+ ROMANCE WRITERS AT THE BALTIMORE BOOK FESTIVAL! #BBF2013

Two weeks before the fun begins. Drop by and visit with over 40+ romance writers at the Baltimore Book Festival! #BBF2013

THINGS TO KNOW:

  • Books from participating authors will be for sale onsite and authors will be available to sign
  • Look for raffle baskets and giveaways
  • Fun swag freebies will be on hand all weekend
And here's the schedule:


FRIDAY, September 27*

12pm AUTHOR MEET AND GREET

MRW Authors will be on hand for a casual meet and greet with readers.
Come talk about books, receive promotional materials, and browse the
Ukazoo bookstore!

12:15pm JANE AUSTEN FICTION

Leslie Carroll, Regina Jeffers, Janet Mullany

1:00pm WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION

Terri Brisbin, Stephanie Dray, Kate Quinn, Laura Tilley

2pm HOT PARANORMAL FICTION

Lisa Airey, Terri Brisbin, Joya Fields, Laura Kaye, Misty Waters, Rebecca
York

3pm YOUNG ADULT PARANORMAL FICTION

Elissa Petruzzi, Moderator; Jennifer L. Armentrout, Brigid Kemmerer, Dawn
Rae Miller, Lea Nolan

4pm PUTTING THE SUSPENSE IN ROMANCE

Robin Covington, Joya Fields, Regina Jeffers, Geri Krotow, Nancy Weeks,
Rebecca York

5pm FANTASY ELEMENTS IN ROMANCE

Jennifer L. Armentrout, Catherine Asaro, Stephanie Draven, Vivi Dumas,
Laura Kaye, Dawn Rae Miller

6pm CHOCOLATE AND ROMANCE

Indulge your chocolate cravings with dark and delicious chocolate samples
from MRW while authors talk about the entertainment appeal of romantic
fiction and share readings from their latest works.

Christi Barth, Meg Cabot, Robin Covington, Laura Kaye, Christie Kelley,
Eliza Knight

7pm FIFTY SHADES OF HOT

Stephanie Draven, Megan Hart, Eliza Knight, Janet Mullany, Kate Poole,
Damon Suede

8pm BBF Closes for the Night



SATURDAY, September 28*

12pm MIDDLE GRADE, YOUNG ADULT, NEW ADULT

Elissa Petruzzi, Moderator; Jennifer L. Armentrout, Em Garner, Cheryl Klam,
Brien Michael, Lea Nolan, Jeri Smith-Ready

1pm BLOGGING ABOUT BOOKS

Moderator: Lea Nolan, Author

Andye Eppes, ReadingTeen.net, Jen Fisher, Jenuine Cupcakes/Young Adult Book
Central, Hannah McBride, The Irish Banana Review, Stephanie Sinclair,
Cuddlebuggery, Jillian Stein, Read-Love-Blog, Joy Harris, Joyfully Reviewed

2pm SCOTTISH HIGHLANDER ROMANCE

Terri Brisbin, Diana Cosby, Eliza Knight, Kate Poole

3pm WRITING MILITARY ROMANCE

Robin Covington, Laura Kaye, Geri Krotow, Elisabeth Staab

4pm CRAFT: PLOTTING VS. PANTSING, OR HOW TO COME UP WITH YOUR STORY

Christi Barth, Terri Brisbin, Diana Cosby, Joya Fields, Andrew Grey, Lea
Nolan

5pm NO HOLDS BARRED WITH AGENTS AND EDITORS

Come prepared with questions you’ve always wanted agents and editors to
answer. And, for the especially daring, come with 5 copies of the first
page of your manuscript and the panelists will offer feedback on what works
and what to work on! (Instructions: 1 page only! Typed, place
name/email/title/genre at top, double spaced, 1-inch margins, 12 pt font;
you may begin submitting your pages 30 minutes before session. It’s
possible we won’t be able to get through all pages)

Lindsey Hemphill, Literary Agent, ICM

Treva Harte, Editor, LooseId

Mary Sue Seymour, Literary Agent, Seymour Agency

6pm WRITING SCIENCE FICTION

Em Garner, Cheyrl Klam, PJ Schnyder, Misty Waters

7pm LGBT CHARACTERS AND ROMANCE

Stephanie Burke, Andrew Grey, Treva Harte, Brien Michaels, Jeri
Smith-Ready, Damon Suede

8pm BBF Closes for the Night


SUNDAY September 29*

12pm THE CRAFT OF WRITING

Christi Barth, Kate Dolan, Stephanie Draven, Christie Kelley, Jean Murray

1pm THE PART-TIME WRITER

Ann Arbaugh, Robin Covington, PJ Schnyder, Elisabeth Staab, Misty Waters,
Laura Welling

2pm WRITING THE HOT CONTEMPORARY

AC Arthur, Christi Barth, Robin Covington, Andrew Grey, Laura Kaye,
Kimberly Kincaid

3pm WRITING A FICTION SERIES

AC Arthur, Kendra Leigh Castle, Andrew Grey, Brigid Kemmerer, Jean Murray,
Elisabeth Staab

4pm WRITING MULTICULTURAL AND INTERRACIAL

AC Arthur, Vivi Dumas, Robin Covington, Lea Nolan, Caridad Pineiro

5pm THE PARANORMAL BAD BOYS: DEMONS AND VAMPIRES

Kendra Leigh Castle, Vivi Dumas, Jean Murray, Caridad Pineiro, Elisabeth
Staab

6pm Author Meet and Greet at the MRW Tent – mingle with authors and get
your last-minute book purchases from the Ukazoo Store signed

7pm BBF 2012 Closes

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