Class & Event Schedule


SMIAH Mini will be hosted here on our website. All classes will be available on a password protected SMIAH Mini Event page.

If you've registered for SMIAH watch your email for that password.

1st Chapter Contest & Mini Contest Winners, giveaways, & closing remarks

Indie Authors Publishing Panel


Traditional Authors Publishing Panel

Opening Remarks & Mingle

9 am

10 am

11 am

12 pm

1 pm

The full list of classes, graciously provided for free by our amazing author friends, is below.

Please take a moment to check out their work and websites, if they are provided, they are worth your time.

SMIAH Mini Live Events Schedule

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TriCycle: A 3 step guide to move characters through your story.

Ali Cross

Casts of Characters

Annette Lyon

-3 Essentials to Build up to an Amazing Kiss

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Danyelle Ferguson

Using Poisons in Your Writing

Gregg Luke

Using Myth & Achetypes to Connect with Readers

Jane Alvey Harris

Strong Women in Historical Fiction

Jen Geigle Johnson

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Author's Mindset and Time Blocking

Jessica Conoley

This is How I Write

Josi S. Kilpack

Firearms Faux Pas

Kierstin Marquet

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Chapter Hooks

Michelle Pennington

What to Include in a Scene

Rebecca Talley

Imposter Syndrome

Sarah Lynne John

Online Marketing

Tamara Hart Heiner

Book Marketing Audiences

Victorine Lieske


How to Get to the Heart of Your Scene

Amy Zeigler

The Trouble with Gods

Christine Amsden


Plausible Computer Hacks

Don Carey

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Co-Authoring & Collaboration

Heather B. Moore

Rules for Great Dialog

Janette Rallison


The Grasshopper Approach to Writing

Jennifer Nielsen

Do's and Don'ts of Middle Grade

Jessica Day George

The Mechanics of Micro Revision

KayLynn Flanders

Database Class

Lorin Grace

Advanced Online Marketing Strategy

Pamela Fagan Hutchins


Visual Plotting: How to Craft Better Stories in Less time with Plottr

Ryan Zee

Formula to Writing Fantasy

Tamara Grantham

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Traci's Tips on Being a Writer

Traci Hunter Abramson


Storymakers & Indie Author Hub

Adams Pointe Courtyard

1400 NE Coronado Dr

Blue Springs, MO 64014  

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