One-on-One Consultations

Get personalized advice about your most pressing writing and publishing questions from the experts!  Each expert offers a unique point-of-view so be sure to check out their listing below before making a decision.  Each consultation is 15 minutes and can be added onto your registration for $49.

Larry Brooks

Larry Brooks

Stuck on certain elements of your story strucure? Let the Storyfixer, Larry Brooks help you! Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with Larry Brooks between 10:20 am - 12:20 pm on Saturday.
Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg

Joel makes his living in the film, TV and publishing industries. Want to know more about adapting your novel for the big or small screen? How about an unadulterated discussion of the realities of the motion picture and television businesses? What is the little-known reason why independent publishers are advantageous to producers? Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with Joel Eisenberg between 10:20 am - 12:20 pm on Friday and ask him anything you want.
Kerrie Flanagan

Kerrie Flanagan

Are you trying to decide whether self-publishing or traditional publishing is best for you? Are you unsure of the best way to find the right agent? Do you have questions about the publishing industry in general? Have you ever thought about writing for magazines and want to know how to get started? Do you feel scattered in your writing life and you need to figure out the next logical step? Kerrie can help you answer these questions and any others you might have regarding publishing and your writing life. Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with Kerrie Flanagan between 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturday.
Steven Hutson

Steven Hutson

Steve is interested in representing a wide range of fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults. Please no erotica, chainsaw murders, poetry, short stories, or picture books. If possible, please fill out the query form on the agency website and bring it with you to your appointment. Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with Steven Hutson between 10:20 am - 12:20 pm on Saturday.
Deb Norton

Deb Norton

Do you struggle with creative resistance, perfectionism, doubt, procrastination? It’s all you want to do, so why is it so hard to find the time and get words on the page? Deb Norton is here to help conquer your process issues. Sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with Deb Norton between 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturday.
Jordan Rosenfeld

Jordan Rosenfeld

Do you have questions related to plot structure, character development, point of view, or where and how to develop scenes? If so, sign up for 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with Jordan Rosenfeld between 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on Saturday.
Helga Schier

Helga Schier

Do you have trouble with creating compelling characters? Does your plot twist and turn too often or not often enough? Not sure how to use your dialogue to move the plot forward and describe your characters? Need help with showing what your characters leave unsaid? A true writer’s editor with over 20 years experience in the publishing world, Helga guides writers through the development and writing process. Use a one-on-one consultation to get valuable personalized tips on how to create a novel your readers cannot put down.