My 2017 RomanticTimes Booklovers Convention Schedule!

If you’re planning to attend the 2017 RT Booklovers Convention in Atlanta, here’s my speaking schedule!

A Walk on the Wild Side

Take a walk on the wild side with several New York Times and bestselling authors of shifter romance. Things could get hairy as you’re treated to giggle-tastic party games while sipping delicious drinks and licking yummy treats. We have special prizes for our game winners plus tote bags filled with swag for the first 200 guests.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 10am – 11am
Location: LL1/Ballroom Level
Room: Regency VI

Tropes are a staple of genre literature. Unfortunately they imply a lot of wordy clutter. They bring to mind clichés and lazy writing. But tropes are tools and like any tool, used well, they can help craft a great story. We’ll review genre tropes, discuss why they’re necessary, when they can become crutches, and how to leverage them to bring a fresh voice to your narrative. With Lucienne Diver (The Knight Agency, Literary Agent)Molly Harper, Diana Rowland and Jeanne Stein (AKA: S. J. Harper)

Friday, May 5, 2017 11:15am – 12:15pm
Location: LL3/Conference/Industry Level
Room: Kennesaw

Do you ‘ship when watching Star Wars? Then you need to come to this fun, interactive, reader event. Your favorite authors — urban fantasy, steampunk and contemporary romance — are ready to show their geeky sides. Team up with your friends and our authors to answer questions about pop culture and romance books, and win great prizes. Wine will be provided! With Amanda Bonilla (AKA: Kate BaxterJennifer Estes, Megan FramptonMolly HarperChelsea MuellerChloe Neil, and Aprilynne Pike

Friday, May 5, 2017 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: LL2/Exhibit/Reader Level
Room: Hanover D-E

Bringing Out the Animal in Bed in Paranormal Romance. Are you writing the next great shifter romance, but aren’t quite sure how to bring out the animal in bed? Or maybe you’re a reader wondering how your favorite New York Times bestselling authors unleash the beast? Either way, this panel is for you! Come take a walk on the wild side with us as we dish on wolves, tigers, and bears, oh my! With Janet Juengling SnellMolly HarperEve Langlais, Robyn Peterman, Paige Tyler

Friday, May 5, 2017 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Location: LL3/Conference/Industry Level
Room: Inman