Fox Cities Book Festival 2018: October 8th - October 14th

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Mon 8th
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 

Appleton author Amanda Lauer presents her Heaven Intended series and how her first novel garnered a movie contract and what it takes to bring a book to the big screen.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Writing is a calling, a form of marriage, not a job. The calling lasts until death do us part.

Fiction Non-Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Susan will share the sights and places that inspired her first book, White Lake and the anticipated sequel, Return Home. She will also reveal some interesting history of the areas frequented by her characters. When she's done, you too, will want to plan a trip to these Islands!

Craft Presentations Fiction
Tue 9th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Are you concerned about what your sister or, heaven forbid, your mother, would think about your memoir? Fictionalize it and sleep easy. Here’s how.

Fiction Non-Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

The allure of the city is powerful, but remember: when a killer comes to small town America, the body is just as cold and the blood runs just as red.

Craft Presentations Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Appleton author Amanda Lauer presents her Heaven Intended series and how her first novel garnered a movie contract and what it takes to bring a book to the big screen.

Fiction
Wed 10th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

Author Jim Guhl's new novel, Eleven Miles to Oshkosh, takes readers back to a 1970s Wisconsin where he tells the story of a teenage boy coming to age as he deals with the unsolved murder of his father. As the Vietnam War grinds on and the

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Author Brenda Felber’s visually engaging presentation takes tween readers along on her journey of writing the middle-grade Pameroy Mystery Series and becoming an Authorpreneur.

Other Fiction
Thu 11th
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 

Strasburg will moderate a discussion on being a YA Author. Topics like Rewriting Your Baby, Balancing Home and Work and Writing, Finding a publisher, Finding an Editor, Finding your voice and a Successful book launch will be discussed at this forum.

Fiction Other
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

Writer and filmmaker John Mitchell gives his humorous take on the crazy chaos of self-distribution in the film and the self-publishing world.

Fiction
Fri 12th
10:00 am -
11:00 am
 

Welcome to the wonderful world of a regular guy who just happened to write 80-something books for kids and teens.

Other Fiction
10:30 am -
11:30 am
 

Strasburg will moderate a discussion on being a YA Author. Topics like Rewriting Your Baby, Balancing Home and Work and Writing, Finding a publisher, Finding an Editor, Finding your voice and a Successful book launch will be discussed at this forum.

Fiction Other
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

Welcome to the wonderful world of a regular guy who just happened to write 80-something books for kids and teens.

Other Fiction
2:00 pm -
3:00 pm
 

Local writer Joseph Rein discusses the various challenges and rewards when writing about Wisconsin, a location that, when done effectively, functions as a character in itself.

Fiction
4:00 pm -
5:00 pm
 

The best marketing strategies for 2018. This marketing gig changes weekly it seems, but learn how to stay on top of it continually and adjust to the market.

Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Welcome to the wonderful world of a regular guy who just happened to write 80-something books for kids and teens.

Other Fiction
Sat 13th
1:30 pm -
2:30 pm
 

The very stories we share and receive are as essential to our survival as food, water, and shelter. They help us make sense of our world. They save our lives.

Craft Presentations Fiction
6:30 pm -
7:30 pm
 

Linda Castillo will be reading from her latest release, A Gathering of Secrets. She will also speak about her background and how she researches her books, with time for questions after. 

Fiction
Sun 14th
1:00 pm -
2:00 pm
 

Come learn about Linda Castillo's background, how she broke into publishing, and some information on writing and researching her current release, A Gathering of Secrets.

Fiction
2:30 pm -
3:30 pm
 

The Mill: A Place for Writers announces the sixth annual Mill Prizes, awarding both short fiction and poetry.

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