WriteNow! 2017 Conference Schedule


Sisters in Crime 30th Anniversary Celebration

When: Friday, August 11, 2017;  7:00–9:00pm
Where: Changing Hands Phoenix, 300 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013

Celebrate 30 years of Sisters in Crime with us! Meet and chat with our fabulous WriteNow! 2017 guest speakers and fellow sleuths and participate in the release of our brand new Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter anthology, SoWest: Killer Nights! Complimentary light hors d’oeurvres and soft drinks, plus Anniversary Cake. No Host Bar for other beverages.
*Must be 21 to attend reception

WriteNow! 2017 Conference

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Where: Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale, 4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South, Phoenix, AZ 85032


We apologize for any inconvenience but due to unforeseen circumstances, Clive and Robin’s presentations have been swapped in the time slots. The below is the most current information.

7:30a-8:15a Registration
8:15a-8:30a Welcome
8:30a-9:30a TREK THROUGH TECHNOLOGY – Robin Burcell ** (Updated)
9:30a-9:45a Break
9:45a-10:45a IT’S A JUNGLE OUT THERE – Lee Goldberg
10:45a-10:55a Break
10:55a-11:55a CALL TO ADVENTURE – Clive Cussler** (Updated)
11:55a-1:10p Lunch, ‘Cop for a Day’ Live Auction (12:50p)
1:10p-2:10p PARTNERS IN CRIME – Clive Cussler, Lee Goldberg, Robin Burcell, Holly Lorincz
2:10p-2:25p Break (Last Bids for Silent Auction)
2:25p-3:45p HEAR ME ROAR – Dana Kaye
3:45p-4p Wrap Up, Drawing, Silent Auction Announcement
4p-4:30p Final Book Sales, Drawing/Silent Auction Pickup


**Schedules for the individual sessions with Holly Lorincz, Jill Marr, and Dana Kaye will be emailed to participants by Wednesday, August 9. The individual sessions run concurrently with the general conference.**