LITTWORLD 2022 SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, 24 APRIL

13.00   INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION TABLE OPENS…………………………..…………………….Hotel lobby

              BOOK DISPLAY ROOM OPEN FOR SET-UP

18.00    DINNER………………………………………………..…………………………………………………….………….Restaurant

19.30    OFFICIAL WELCOME AND OPENING SESSION………………………………………..…………….…Auditorium

              Speaker: Emöke Tapolyai, “How to Maintain Hope and Help Others in a Dark World”

 

MONDAY, 25 APRIL

 7.30     FOCUS TIME IN THE WORD………………..……………………………………………………….…..…….Auditorium         

 8.00     BREAKFAST………………………………………………………………………………………………….…………Restaurant 

 9.15     GENERAL SESSION……………………………………………………………….………………………………..Auditorium

               Keynote speaker: Philip Yancey, “Stronger Together: Publishing Hope Beyond Crisis”       

10.30    REFRESHMENTS     

               BOOK DISPLAYS OPEN   

11.15    CORE WORKSHOPS

Morning workshops offered in these tracks: Publishing Leadership and Finance, Marketing and Sales, Publishing in Multiple Formats, Editorial, Writing Nonfiction, Writing Fiction  

  • From First Book to Balanced Books: Building a Self-Sustaining Christian Publishing Company  Tim Thornborough  
  • “Open-Handed” Content Marketing  Anthony Gosling
  • Beyond Paper and Print  Carlo Carrenho
  • Maypoles, Stepping Stones and Platypuses:  Skills to Excel in Developmental Editing   Owen Salter
  • A Story to Tell: Writing the True-Life Experience Title (Part 1) Jeanette Windle
  • How to Build Characters with Dynamic Traits   Zágoni Balázs

 13.00   LUNCH ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. Restaurant 

 14.30   GENERAL SESSION……………………………………………………………………..………………….………Auditorium

              Speaker: Bernice Lee, “Publishing through a Local Lens”

 15.30   REFRESHMENTS

               BOOK DISPLAYS OPEN

 16.15  ELECTIVE WORKSHOPS 

  • How to Mentor Your Country’s Future Writers and Leaders  Hankuri Tawus Gaya  
  • Creating Engaging Characters for Children’s Books  Janet Wilson, Dernier Publishing    
  • Good Design Starts with Good Words:  Ways for Editors and Designers to Work Together  Michael Collie
  • A Story to Tell: Writing the True-Life Experience Title (Part 2) Jeanette Windle
  • Writing Script for Comics and Graphic Novels   José Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez
  • Reporting Truth in a Disinformation Age

 17:45   INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS

Optional one-on-one consultations with an experienced mentor, arranged by advance sign-up. 

 18.30    DINNER…………………………………………………………………………………………………… Restaurant 

20.00    GENERAL SESSION…………………………………………………………………..………………………………Auditorium

               Panel discussion of international authors 

 

TUESDAY, 26 APRIL  

 7.30     FOCUS TIME IN THE WORD….……………………………………………………………….………….…….Auditorium

 8.00     BREAKFAST………………………………………………………………………………………………. Restaurant

 9.15     GENERAL SESSION……………………………………………………………………………………………………Auditorium

              Speaker: Kirimi Barine, “Giving Voice to the Voiceless”             

10.30    REFRESHMENTS   

              BOOK DISPLAYS OPEN

11.15    CORE WORKSHOPS 

  • Finding New Ways to Reach the General Market  Mark Carpenter
  • Thinking Outside the Bookstore:  Selling Direct to Consumers  Gladys C. Doronila and Steven Dixon
  • Beyond the digital strategy  Juan Triviño
  • What Do Writers Expect from Editors, and How Can Editors Meet and Manage Expectations?  Andy Rogers
  • Engaging Head and Heart: Devotional Writing for Today   Tim Gustafson
  • Keys to Effective Plot Development   Jeanette Windle

13.00    LUNCH…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Restaurant             

14.30    MEETINGS BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION AND OPTIONAL INTEREST GROUPS            

15.30    REFRESHMENTS

              BOOK DISPLAYS OPEN  

16.15   ELECTIVE WORKSHOPS 

  • The Why and How of Podcasting   Tim Thornborough
  • How to “Story” Good News  Dan Runyon 
  • Screenwriting Bootcamp  Zágoni Balázs
  • Visual Storytelling Using Digital Technologies  José Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez
  • Spiritual Friendship for Christian Communicators  Soo Inn Tan and Bernice Lee
  • Elements of excellent book design   Lente Istvan 

17.45    INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS

Optional one-on-one consultations with an experienced mentor, arranged by advance sign-up.   

18.30    DINNER………………………………………………………………………………………………. ……Restaurant

20.00    GENERAL SESSION…………………………………………………………………………………………………Auditorium

              Global Publishers Roundtable Discussion:  “What Comes Next?” 

 

WEDNESDAY, 27 APRIL  

7.30     FOCUS TIME IN THE WORD….………………………..……………………..……………………..…….…..Auditorium           

8.00     BREAKFAST………………………………………………………………………………………………. Restaurant 

9.15     GENERAL SESSION……………………………………………………………………..……………………………Auditorium

              Speaker:  Sam Richardson, “How Publishers Can Work and Grow Stronger Together” 

10.30    REFRESHMENTS

             BOOK DISPLAYS OPEN  

11.00   CORE WORKSHOPS 

  • Forward-Looking Publishing Finance   Ramon Rocha III
  • Developing an Effective Marketing Strategy    
  • Digitizing Content for Ebooks and Online Publications.  Sam K. Nyarko-Mensah 
  • Finding and Developing Editorial Talent 
  • Which Path to Publication is Right for You? Self-publishing, Hybrid and Traditional Publishing  Juan Triviño
  • Building the World of Your Novel   Joan Campbell

12.15   GROUP OFF-SITE OUTING IN BUDAPEST AND LUNCH 

19:00   DINNER…………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………Restaurant          

20.00    LITTWORLD’S GOT TALENT!…………………………………………………………………………..Auditorium

  

THURSDAY, 28 APRIL  

7.30     FOCUS TIME IN THE WORD…………………………………………………………..…………….…………Auditorium             

8.00     BREAKFAST…………………………………………………………………………………………….………..……Restaurant 

9.15     GENERAL SESSION………………………………………………………………………………….…….…..….Auditorium

              Speaker:  Keila Ochoa Harris, Mexico:  “A Pilgrim Writer’s Progress”                            

10.30    REFRESHMENTS

             BOOK DISPLAYS OPEN 

11.15    CORE WORKSHOPS 

  • Developing New Local Authors and Making Their Titles Successful    Georges Late 
  • Digital Marketing through Social Media and Direct Email   Gladys C. Doronila and Ida Torres 
  • Getting Started in Audio Books    Janet Wilson
  • Tales from the Editorial Frontline.  Panel discussion.  Christine Kindberg, moderator
  • The Essential Elements of a Book Proposal    Andy Rogers
  • Writing the First Draft of Your Novel   Keila Ochoa, Mexico

13.00    LUNCH…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Restaurant 

14.30    ELECTIVE WORKSHOPS

  • From First Book to Balanced Books: Building a Self-Sustaining Christian Publishing Company  Tim Thornborough (Repeat)
  • “Open-Handed” Content Marketing  Anthony Gosling  (Repeat)
  • Digitizing Content for Ebooks and Online Publications.  Sam K. Nyarko-Mensah (Repeat) 
  • Good Design Starts with Good Words:  Ways for Editors and Designers to Work Together.  Michael Collie  (Repeat)
  • Screenwriting Bootcamp  Zágoni Balázs  (Repeat)
  • Engaging Head and Heart: Devotional Writing for Today   Tim Gustafson  (Repeat)

15.45    REFRESHMENTS

            BOOK DISPLAYS

16.15    ELECTIVE WORKSHOPS 

  • Finding New Ways to Reach the General Market  Mark Carpenter (Repeat)
  • Spiritual Friendship for Christian Communicators  Soo Inn Tan and Bernice Lee  (Repeat)
  • Visual Storytelling Using Digital Technologies  José Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez (Repeat)
  • How to Mentor Your Country’s Future Writers and Leaders  Hankuri Tawus Gaya   (Repeat) 
  • Getting Started in Audio Books    Janet Wilson  (Repeat)
  • The Essential Elements of a Book Proposal    Andy Rogers (Repeat) 

17:30    INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONS

Optional one-on-one consultations with an experienced mentor, arranged by advance sign-up.   

18.30    GALA DINNER AND CLOSING CELEBRATION

                       

FRIDAY, 29 APRIL

7.30     FOCUS TIME IN THE WORD………………………………………………………………………..…………..Auditorium             

8.00     BREAKFAST………………………………………………………………………………………………. Restaurant 

9.00     CHECK OUT AND FAREWELL

(Please note:  This schedule is subject to change.)

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