Listed here are the replay videos from the 2020 Realm Makers Virtual Conference. You must use the same email address you had for the conference in order to log in to CrowdCast to access the sessions. Also, using Chrome as an internet browser seems to be the best option.

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Pre-Conference Workshop

Pre-Conference Workshop with Thomas Umstattd, Jr


Keynote – Thursday, July 16 – N.D. Wilson

Keynote – Friday, July 17 – Thomas Locke

Keynote – Saturday, July 18 – C.J. Redwine

Panel Discussions

Panel Discussion: After the Contract (Sara Ella, C.J. Redwine, Carla Hoch)

Panel Discussion: Novel Adaptations to Other Media (N.D. Wilson, Rachel Marks, Ron Newcomb)

Panel Discussion: Fan Negativity & Cancel Culture (Morgan Busse, James Hannibal, Catherine Jones Payne, Parker J. Cole)

Panel Discussion: Why Write Short Fiction? (Andrew Winch, Laura VanArendonk Baugh, Lisa Gefrides)

Continuing Sessions

Continuing Session A: The Nuts & Bolts of Screenwriting (Thomas Locke)

Continuing Session B: Magic, Truth, and Imagination (N.D. Wilson)

Continuing Session C: Branding and Marketing Workshop (C.J. Redwine)

  • Session Access Expired

Continuing Session D: Story Trumps Structure (Steven James)

  • Session Access Expired

Continuing Session E (Teen Track): The Phoenix Solution (Bryan Davis)

Elective Classes

Elective 1A: Working with Your Agent (Steve Laube)

Elective 1B: Inspiration in History (Rachel Marks)

Elective 1C: Writing Fight Scenes with POW (Carla Hoch)

Elective 1D: Trends in Children’s Books (Linda Howard)

Elective 2A: Harnessing the Storm, Part 1 (Andrew Winch)

Elective 2B: Develop a Thick Skin (Steve Laube)

Elective 2C: 10 Things Every Author Should Know (Linda Howard)

Elective 2D: 50 Shades of YA (Sara Ella)

Elective 3A: Harnessing the Storm, Part 2 (Andrew Winch)

Elective 3B: Where Do I Fit In? (Rachel Marks)

Elective 3C: Dealing Damage (Carla Hoch)

Elective 3D: Media Appearances for Authors, Part 1 (Clint Redwine)

Elective 4A: Effective Critique Groups (Kristen Stieffel)

Elective 4B: Character Creation Workshop (Rachel Marks)

Elective 4C: Making Magic: Storytelling Disney-Style (Sara Ella)

Elective 4D: Media Appearances for Authors, Part 2 (Clint Redwine)

Special Events

The 2020 Realm Awards Live

Author LIVE Event

  • 4:00 p.m. till 4:30 p.m. Thomas Locke and Kerry Neitz
  • 4:30 p.m. till 5 p.m. Bryan Davis and Steve Raza 
  • 5:00 p.m. till 5:30 p.m. C.J. Redwine and Mary Weber 
  • 5:30 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. N.D. Wilson and JJ Johnson
  • 6:00 p.m. till 6:30 p.m Steven James, Carla Hoch, and Ronie Kendig
  • 6:30 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. . Rachel Marks and Emily Jeffries
  • 7:00 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. Sara Ella and Emily Hayse