WESTERN FICTIONEERS CONVENTION 2018!

Announcing the Western Fictioneers convention in Oklahoma City! Writing and marketing workshops, in-depth discussions on western historical figures and events, and the chance to rub shoulders with legendary writers of western fiction.

Pack your saddlebags and shine up your boots for the second WESTERN FICTIONEERS CONVENTION! With a stay at Best Western Plus Saddleback Inn & Conference Center, you'll be centrally located in Oklahoma City, walking distance from Celebration Station and close to White Water Bay. This hotel is within close proximity of State Fair Park and Harlow Park.––on September 14-16 2018. Many WF members will be meeting each other for the first time and we have crammed as many fascinating workshops, panels and meet-and-greets as two days will possibly hold!

You’ll be hearing more about the convention between now and September. For now, RESERVE your room through the hotel and REGISTER for a special time for informative discussion, food and fun, and camaraderie with some of Western literature’s greats. Oklahoma City, here we come!

WESTERN FICTIONEERS 2018 CONVENTION SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
POSSIBLE DINNER MEETUP AT HOTEL/OFFSITE RESTAURANT FOR EARLY ARRIVALS

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
6:00-9:00 AM COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST @ HOTEL RESTAURANT
9:00 – 9:50 GUNS & HORSES GORDON ROTTMAN & JAMES GRIFFIN
10:00 – 10:50 LEGENDS JAMES REASONER & ROBERT VAUGHAN
11:00 – 11:50 WORLDBUILDING/KEEPING RON SCHWAB, DIANE GARLAND, JACQUIE ROGERS
12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH ON OWN
1:00 – 1:50 WOMEN PROFESSIONALS OF THE OLD WEST DOCTORS: DORIS MCCRAW / LAWYERS: RON SCHWAB
2:00 – 5:30 NATIONAL COWBOY & WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM
6:30-7:30 PM WELCOME RECEPTION (CASH BAR)
7:00-10:00 DINNER

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
6:00-9:00 AM COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST @ HOTEL RESTAURANT
9:00 – 9:50 ECONOMICS IN THE OLD WEST EDWARD MASSEY
10:00 – 10:50 WEIRD WESTERNS JAMES REASONER, TROY SMITH, COURTNEY JOYNER, CAROLINE CLEMMONS, JACQUIE ROGERS
11:00 – 11:50 LEGAL LABYRINTHS: THE 'RIGHTS' SIDE OF THE LAW W. MICHAEL MILOM
12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH ON OWN
1:00 – 1:50 CUSTER ROBERT VAUGHAN
2:00 – 2:50 POLITICS OF VIOLENCE IN INDIAN TERRITORY TROY SMITH
3:00 – 3:50 WESTERN MOVIE BUSINESS 2018 COURTNEY JOYNER
4:00-4:50 SOCIAL MEDIA TOM RIZZO, JES HAYES, & CHERYL PIERSON
6:00-7:00 PM RECEPTION (CASH BAR)
7:00-10:00 PM DINNER

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
6:00-9:00 AM COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST @ HOTEL RESTAURANT
9:00-9:30 AM COWBOY CHURCH SERVICE
10:00 - ?? SELF-PAY, H&H SHOOTING RANGE, FIREARMS DEMO/RECREATIONAL TIME (RANGE IS NEXT DOOR TO HOTEL)


WESTERN FICTIONEERS CONVENTION

SEPTEMBER 14-16, 2018

BEST WESTERN SADDLEBACK INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER

4300 SW 3rd STREET 

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  73108

REGISTRATION includes admission to all discussions and panels, Friday and Saturday night banquets, and a group ticket to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.


                                             Through 7/15   After 7/15

WF Member Individual             $125              $150

WF Member + Spouse Pkg.       $225             $275

Non-member Individual             $150             $175

Non-member + Spouse Pkg.       $250             $275

(Single day attendance is $80)

 
 
 

2018 WESTERN FICTIONEERS CONVENTION REGISTRATION FORM

              There are TWO WAYS to pay registration fees.

  1. ONLINE VIA PAYPAL (choose “Send Money” option and enter this email address: mfmilom@comcast.net (Account is named "Great Planet Enterprises")
  2. MAIL CHECK PAYABLE TO: Great Planet Enterprises  P.O. Box 59463   Nashville, TN 37205

BOOK HOTEL ROOM DIRECTLY BEST WESTERN PLUS SADDLEBACK INN & CONFERENCE CENTER --  

4300 SW 3RD ST , OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73108  800-228-3903 Be sure to mention that you are with WESTERN FICTIONEERS.

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