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LA13 (Irvine) Schedule

  • This is the working schedule, which is subject to change. Click on any individual workshop title to view its summary. To view all the workshops, panels and special events currently slated for our LA13 event, please visit the Workshops and Events page. For instructions on how to navigate the online schedule go to the “Tips” tab above.

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Friday, September 25th, 2015

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REGISTRATION DESK

Walk-in Registration

Walk-In Registration
September 25th 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Open
(space permitting)
You may register in person at the conference, availability permitting. Space is limited, so the best option to ensure you have a spot is to register beforehand using the online form using the Registration link above.

Currently Staffed By:
 
 

WORKSHOP

Read & Critique

Rogue Read & Critique(s)
Sep 25th 9:00pm - Sep 26th 12:00am
Pallamary / Taylor / Hooks & Perkins
Writers read material aloud, then receive feedback from the facilitating Workshop Leader, who may also solicit additional feedback from other participants before moving on to the next manuscript. One simple rule for workshop read & critique is that the reading author is not allowed to respond to the critique unless directly asked.


  • Laura Taylor (all-genre)

  • Matthew Pallamary (all-genre)

  • Melanie Hooks & Laura Perkins (sci-fi & fantasy)

 
To Be Announced
September 25th 3:40pm - 5:10pm
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 25th 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Craft & Execution

To Be Announced
September 25th 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 25th 3:40pm - 5:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Craft & Execution

To Be Announced
September 25th 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 25th 3:40pm - 5:10pm
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Business & Alternative

To Be Announced
September 25th 2:00pm - 3:30pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 25th 3:40pm - 5:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
How to Make the Most of the Conference
September 25th 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Albers
 
 

PANELS & SPECIAL EVENTS

No Host Mixer & Booksigning
September 25th 5:20pm - 7:00pm
(cash bar)
Rub elbows with friendly authors. Mingle with your peers.
 
Welcome & Intros
September 25th 7:10pm - 8:00pm
Wes & MSG
 
 

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS

To Be Announced
September 25th 8:00pm - 8:50pm
TBA
 
 

 

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am
  • 9:00am
  • 10:00am
  • 11:00am
  • 12:00pm
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  • 7:00am
  • 7:30am
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  • 12:00am
  • 12:30am
 

REGISTRATION DESK

Walk-in Registration

Walk-In Registration
September 26th 7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration Open
(space permitting)
You may register in person at the conference, availability permitting. Space is limited, so the best option to ensure you have a spot is to register beforehand using the online form using the Registration link above.

Currently Staffed By:
 
 

WORKSHOP

Read & Critique

Rogue Read & Critique(s)
Sep 26th 9:00pm - Sep 27th 12:00am
TBA
Writers read material aloud, then receive feedback from the facilitating Workshop Leader, who may also solicit additional feedback from other participants before moving on to the next manuscript. One simple rule for workshop read & critique is that the reading author is not allowed to respond to the critique unless directly asked.


  • Laura Taylor (all-genre)

  • Matthew Pallamary (all-genre)

  • Melanie Hooks & Laura Perkins (sci-fi & fantasy)

 
Read & Critique
September 26th 2:40pm - 4:10pm
TBA
All-genre
 
Read & Critique
September 26th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
TBA
All-genre
 
Read & Critique
September 26th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
Read & Critique
September 26th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
All-genre
 
 

WORKSHOP

Craft & Execution

To Be Announced
September 26th 2:40pm - 4:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Craft & Execution

To Be Announced
September 26th 2:40pm - 4:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Business & Alternative

To Be Announced
September 26th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 2:40pm - 4:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
 

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS

To Be Announced
September 26th 8:00am - 8:50am
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 26th 8:00pm - 8:50pm
TBA
 
 

PANELS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Lunch
September 26th 12:10pm - 1:00pm
On Your Own
Placate Your Palate. Dine at the hotel, or at a nearby eatery.
 
State of the Agent Panel
September 26th 4:20pm - 5:30pm
Discussion with attending agents on current industry trends.
 
SCWC*LA Banquet
September 26th 6:40pm - 8:00pm
Yum!
 
 

ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTS

Advance Submissions
September 26th 9:00am - 10:30am
Appointments
 
Advance Submissions
September 26th 10:40am - 12:10pm
Appointments
 
Advance Submissions
September 26th 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Appointments
 
Advance Submissions
September 26th 2:40pm - 4:10pm
Appointments
 
 

 

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am
  • 9:00am
  • 10:00am
  • 11:00am
  • 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 2:00pm
 
  • 7:00am
  • 7:30am
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  • 12:00pm
  • 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 1:30pm
  • 2:00pm
  • 2:30pm
 

REGISTRATION DESK

Walk-in Registration

Walk-In Registration
September 27th 8:30am - 12:00pm
Registration Open
(space permitting)
You may register in person at the conference, availability permitting. Space is limited, so the best option to ensure you have a spot is to register beforehand using the online form using the Registration link above.

Currently Staffed By:
 
 

WORKSHOP

Read & Critique

Read & Critique
September 27th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
Read & Critique
September 27th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Craft & Execution

To Be Announced
September 27th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 27th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Craft & Execution

To Be Announced
September 27th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 27th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
 

WORKSHOP

Business & Alternative

To Be Announced
September 27th 10:40am - 12:10pm
TBA
TBA
 
To Be Announced
September 27th 9:00am - 10:30am
TBA
TBA
 
 

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS

To Be Announced
September 27th 12:20pm - 1:00pm
TBA
 
 

PANELS & SPECIAL EVENTS

SCWC Awards and Farewell
September 27th 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Currently Staffed By:
 
 

ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATS

Advance Submission Critique

Advance Submissions
September 27th 9:00am - 10:30am
Appointments
 
Advance Submissions
September 27th 10:40am - 12:10pm
Appointments