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Celebrate Romance
Schedule of Events

Friday, May 2, Evening Reception

7:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Dress: Informal
Location: Big Sur, Hyatt Second Floor

*Present confirmation at the registration table
*Sign in and obtain name badge
*Opportunity to purchase raffle tickets
*Opportunity to purchase exclusive CR shirts

9:30 onwards: Night free for own dinner arrangements, to enjoy the sights, or just hang about with new-found friends. Volunteers stay in room for goody bags and ABT books

**Special thanks to All About Romance for their contribution towards our reception**

Saturday, May 3, All Day

Speakers, Luncheon, Group Discussions, Book Trade
Dressy casual (Not-A-Jeans-Kind-Of-Day)
Location: Big Sur, Hyatt Second Floor

8:00 Registration
*Present confirmation at registration, sign in
*Don't forget to bring your Name Badge
*Pick up goody bag
*Turn in books for booktrade ASAP
*Opportunity to purchase raffle tickets

8:45 Continental Breakfast

9:30 Welcome by guest MOC Jane Porter

9:50 Linda Hurst & the CR Company - Bookaholics

10:20 Pamela Britton, Author

10:40 Raelene Gorlinsky, Reader & Editor - Joys of Editing

11:00 Candice Hern, Author - Regency Ladies Antiquities

11:30 Lunch Buffet on Mezzanine

12:30 Break for restrooms; head to discussions

12:45 Discussions (55 minutes each)

A hit at CR - the chance to exchange ideas and express your thoughts

Topics: TSTL heroines, Editing, Plot Devices (see Discussion Groups link)

12:45 Discussion, first session 1:45 Discussion, second session 2:45 Discussion, third session

(5 minute breaks so author panels can change rooms)

3:40 Break

4:00 Book Trade!

4:15 Additional Discussion Group: Romantica Plan to attend if not participating in booktrade, or drop by when done trading

5:00 End of day's formal functions

Sunday, May 4, Morning

Speakers, Private Book Signing, Door Prizes, Raffle
Dress: Informal
Location: Big Sur for Registration

8:00 Registration and Book Shopping
*Present confirmation at the sign-in table
*Don't forget to bring your name badge
*Fill out free door prize drawing ticket
*Shop for our attending authors' books (20% off cover price)
*Final opportunity to purchase raffle tickets

8:45 Breakfast Buffet - Mezzanine, Second Floor

9:45 Michele Bardsley, Author

10:05 Sue Swift, Author

10:25 Linda Hurst & Readers - Favorite Opening Lines

10:45 Book Signing (private for attendees)

11:00 Raffle Drawing (booksigning continues)

11:15 Door Prize Drawing (booksigning continues)

12:00 Gathering ends for 2003 - see you in 2004!