Saturday, September 28

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (EDT)
Location: Your couch, or other comfortable sitting places
Web app: zoom.us (conference room codes will be assigned prior to the event)

1:00 pm (EDT)

Welcome Call

In which you will be introduced to the agents and editors who make up our faculty.

1:30 pm (EDT)

Group 1: First Pages Workshop

In which your group of six, led by a faculty member, will have timed critique sessions. Everyone will have an equal time to hear feedback and ask questions. 

3:30 pm (EDT)

Eating Break

In which you take a break. We have attendees in all different time zones, so we can’t call this a lunch break, technically. But use it to refresh and prepare for the next group session.

4:00 pm (EDT)

Group 2: Query Workshop

In which you will be part of a new group, led by a different faculty member than before. 

6:00 pm (EDT)

Closing Call

In which closing remarks and reminders are given in the space of 5 minutes.

Sunday, September 29

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm (EDT)
Location: Your couch, again
Web app: zoom.us

12:00 pm (EDT)

Welcome Call

In which we will open the workshop for the day, give further reminders, and answer any questions.

12:30 pm (EDT)

Keynote Address by Jessica Day George

In which you will hear amazing words of inspiration from a NYT bestselling author. More details to come.

1:30 pm (EDT)

Eating Break

In which you take a break. We have attendees in all different time zones, so we can’t call this a lunch break, technically. But use it to refresh and prepare for the next group session.

2:00 pm (EDT)

Group 3: 50-page & 100-page workshops (add-on section)

In which those who have purchased the add-on workshops will meet with new faculty members to critique and discuss their partial manuscripts.

2:00 pm (EDT)

Large Group Session (concurrent)

In which those who DID NOT purchase the add-on workshops will meet with the hosts of the WCH Shop to chat, have fun, and generally discuss things about the publishing industry.

6:00 pm (EDT)

Closing Call

In which the workshop concludes.