StoryShop Summit S3

Join the story.

Austin, Feb 1-4

S3 is more than a writing conference. It's a community of professional storytellers interested in developing and owning their brand as well as shaping the world around them by expanding global empathy. We sometimes write alone. We always live together.

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2 Tracks

Whether a beginner or an experienced Pro, there is a track for you.

8+ Sessions

Talks, workshops, panels, Q and A, mixers, and space for networking.

2+ days

Saturday evening starts with an optional mixer. Tuesday offers opt-in extras!

S3 Past and Present

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StoryShop Summit began as the Smarter Artist Summit and then grew out of the combined passions of a ragtag band of authors from Idaho and the genius of Sterling and Stone in Austin, TX.


Our Amazing Speakers

From super-insightful industry leaders to

super-relatable rockstar authors and

super-helpful sponsors, it's all about community.

Branding Expert

Tammi Labrecque Track 1

Email Ninja

Schedule

Our dual tracks are meant to meet your needs whether you're getting started or are several books in. Whichever path you choose, our generous speakers and sponsors will shine a light on your path.


SATURDAY (bonus)


 

 

 

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Mixer

7:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Table topics and drinks

SUNDAY


Session One

9:30am - 10:30am

  • Track 1: Choose the Right Path
  • Track 2: Next Level Author

Session Two

11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Track 1: Genre Therapy
  • Track 2: Own Your Brand

Session Three

1:30pm - 2:30pm

  • Track 1: Best Page Forward
  • Track 2: Marketing and Amazon

Panel One

3:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Track 1: How to do the Work
  • Track 2: Next Level Tips

Afternoon Q&A

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Super Bowl Party

5:30 - 10:00

MONDAY


Session Four

9:30am - 10:30am

  • Track 1: Win at Revision
  • Track 2: Productivity via Collab

Session Five

11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Track 1: How to Keep Going
  • Track 2: Developmental Editing

Session Six

1:30am - 2:30am

  • Track 1: Be an Email Ninja
  • Track 2: Being a Prose Pro

Panel Two

3:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Track 1: Early Best Practices
  • Track 2: The Future is Here

Afternoon Q&A

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Karaoke

7:00pm - 12:30pm

TUESDAY ($Opt-in)


Pirate Sessions

Publishing is your high seas; own it like a pirate!

8:00am - 9:30am

  • Create like a Pirate

9:40am - 11:10am

  • Format and Distribute like a Pirate

11:20am - 12:50pm

  • Promote and Market like a Pirate

 

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Early Bird Registration

Early Bird Registration opens in August. Don't miss out on the best deal for S3.

Early Bird: $399

August 1st-November30th

Registration: $650

December 1st--Feb1st

(or until sold out).

Bonus Day: $699

Tuesday small group, hands-on Pirate Sessions.

(Space limited to 12 participants)

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*After registration, we'll provide a link for reserving a room at a discounted rate.

Venue

Austin Airport Hilton

Near the airport and a short drive from downtown, the Austin Airport Hilton will host the entire conference in style! No need for an Uber or Lyft, just snag the free shuttle from the airport.

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Food & Socializing

Unwind in the hotel restaurant and/or bar while getting to know others in the community. Never fear, we'll watch the Super Bowl on Sunday evening and head into downtown on Monday evening.

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