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Learn from the Best at VCAC 20

Join us at the Virtual Chanticleer Authors Conference

Tuesday – Sunday, Sept 8 – 13, 2020 

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST


The New ERA of Content Creation in All Its Forms

J.D. Barker, Robert Dugoni, Chris Humphreys,

Donald Maass, Jessica Morrell,

Scott Steindorff

Read more about the VCAC faculty, by clicking here. 

Sessions will be recorded and available later viewing through VIMEO exclusively to all registered participants.

Only one session will be presented at a time so YOU select which ones you want to see LIVE and which ones you will want to view later via VIMEO or revisit the session. Master Classes and Workshops will be held the following week starting on Wednesday, Sept 16, 2020. 

Tuesday – Sunday, Sept 8 – 13, 2020 – VCAC Sessions

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST

Click here for the VCAC Schedule

Headliners Include: 

JD Barker

Robert Dugoni

Chris (C.C.) Humphreys

Scott Steindorff

Technical Workshops with Hindenburg Systems Experts

Wed. Sept 16, 2020

Audiobook Creation with Jonathan Hurley

Podcast Nuts and Bolts with Anita Michalski

Click here to learn more about the Hindenburg Workshops

Master Writing Classes to Take Your Works to the Next Level 

with Donald Maass

Sunday, Sept 20, 2020 (9:30 – 4:30 PST with breaks, lunch breaks and Q & A)

and Jessica Morrell

Jessica Page Morrell

Thursday and Friday mornings, Sept 17 & 18, 2020 (9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PST with breaks)

Click here to learn more about the Master Writing Classes

Don’t Delay! Register Today!   You may register for Workshops and Master Classes separately

Click here for the VCAC Schedule of Sessions

Topics at VCAC 20

  • Virtual Author Events: How To Pivot from LIVE to VIRTUAL for Book Launches, Book Clubs, and Book Events with Janet Oakley, Sean Dwyer, & Gail Noble Sanderson
  • Book to Film Panel Discussion with Scott Steindorff, Robert Dugoni, and J.D. Barker. Moderator is Chris Leibig
  • It Takes a Village to Make a Film – Authors, Actors, Screenwriters, Producers, & Directors  a Discussion with Tina Sloan, Scott Steindorff, & Kaylin McFarren, and Talk to Crows Production Company 
  • The Critical Role Authors Play in Fostering a Better Society – Janice S. Ellis, Ph.D. 
  • Exploration of New and Revolutionary Ways of Storytelling including Delving into Immersive, Mixed Reality, and Digital Art – Scott Steindorff 
  • How to Have 1,048 Readers Requesting Your Book in the 1st Day of a 100 Book Giveaway – Kaylin McFarren shares her Goodreads and Amazon Secrets to increasing book sales. 
  •  Writing and Selling Children’s Books – Children’s Book Authors Share Their Tips & Tools – Denise Ditto Satterfield, Barbara Jean Hicks, M.J. Evans, 
  •  Voice Driven Technology and the Future of Publishing – Paul Cutsinger 
  • Why Amazon Alexa Should Be Telling Your Story – 3 Sessions– Amy Stapleton and Wayne Richard
  • How to Create a Sustainable and Compelling Series – Panel : Diane Garland, Wendy Delaney, Pamela Beason, J.D. Barker 
  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Publish Your Epubs on  Bookchain – Simon-Pierre Marion
  • Your Story World: Beyond Eye Color and the Weather – Diane Garland
  • Don’t be Left OUT and OFF the Airwaves – Intro to Podcasting with Hindenburg Systems’ expert Anita Michalski
  • Historical Fiction–Chris Humphreys will examine how to both fictionalize real characters and realize fictional ones. 
  • Just Call Out My Name – Collaborating with Other Authors – Janet Shawgo & Sean Dwyer
  • Writers: Improve Your Productivity and Your Health by  Correcting Posture with Tana Hope
  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Publish Your Epubs on  Bookchain – Simon-Pierre Marion

And more …

Click here to read more about the VCAC presenters and panelists! 

Don’t Delay. Register Today for these LIVE ZOOM SESSIONS! 

Sessions Start in just 7 Days! Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020! 

The 2019  CIBA Awards First Place Awards Winners will be announced  every day (Tuesday – Saturday, Sept 8 -12, 2020) starting at 5 p.m. PST at the CIBA Virtual Ceremonies.  All 2019 CIBA Finalists will be recognized during VCAC!

The 2019 CIBA Grand Prize Division Winners and the Overall Grand Prize for Best Book will be announced and recognized on Sunday, Sept 13, 2020 starting at 5: 30 p.m. PST ceremony.

All announcements are LIVE and we will have a Virtual Celebration Party after each day! 

Have your favorite bubbly ready to cheer on your favorite authors! LIVE and INTERACTIVE! 

See YOU at VCAC 20!