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Black Writers On Tour and

Southern California Black Business & TECH Expo

Saturday, March 25, 2023--10:00 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Seminar Topics and Schedule




11:00–11:45  Lounge

Protecting Your Writing Rights, Trademark, and Patent Rights

Presenter:  Monica Guillemin-Williams, JD., Author, Publisher & Speaker


12:00–12:45 Lounge

How to Promote Your Book on a Shoestring Budget and Make Big Money.

Facilitator:  Deborah Thorne “The Information Diva,” Author, Coach, Trainer, and Publisher.


How to Write a Best-Selling Novel

Presenter:  Dr. Maxine Thompson, Literary Agent, Author, Publisher, and Radio Talk Show Host.


2:00–2:45 Lounge

Take Your Story To The Stage—Become A Professional Speaker and Get Paid. Presenter: Mrs. Norma T. Hollis, Communication Consultant, Author/Speaker, and Trainer.

Seminars and Keynote Speaker Schedule

ACM Room

General Seminars and Speaker Schedule  AB Room

Time/ Room      TOPIC


9:00 –9:45 ACM

Round Table Discussion with the Authors: The Future For Black Authors and The New Way To Market Your Book Business;

Facilitator: Dr. Rosie Milligan, Talk Show Host, Author, Publisher, BWOT Founder.

11:00 – 11:45 ACM

Young Writers Essay Competition Showcase. “Our Thoughts and feelings About The Future.”

Facilitator: Dr. Andrea Anthony, Educational Specialist, and Basketball Coach, and Dr. Tamara Branch, educator, author/publisher, and trainer.


12:00 –12:45 ACM

Keynote Speaker—Dr. Claud Anderson

The Award-Winning Interview with Dr. Claud Anderson---A Must Hear!

Facilitator: TBA


1:00 – 2:00 ACM

How to Write A Book Made Simple, and Your Publishing Options

Presenters: Dr. Rosie Milligan, Author, Publisher Speaker. Trainer, Radio Talk Show Host. And Linda Coleman-Willis, Author, Speaker/Trainer, and Book Writing Coach.



11:00–11:45  AB ROOM

The Secrets To Produce Your Own Successful Podcast.

Presenter:  Margo Lovett, Author, Speaker, Podcast Guru, and others.


12:00–12:45 AB Room

Technology Rocks Forum: Meet, Greet and Chat with Successful People Having STEM

Plus, STEAM Education. Why STEM Is Critical To “Your” Economy, “Your” Future, and Generational Wealth.
Learn about Careers, Vocations, and Entrepreneurship Ventures in STEM.

Facilitator: Jacquelyn Thomas, president of Girls Pursing Science and Co-founder of My Tech Academy. And Dr. Kwaku Eason, author and Technology Coach.

Terrence Payne, Sr., Technology Specialist, CEO of TMM Enterprises Group, Inc.


1:00–1:45  AB

Author Panelist: Discussing their books—Meet & Greet authors from across the Country—Learn the secrets for success.



 2:00–2:45 AB

Obstacle Crusher: 5 Steps to Rapid Results to Success in Business and Your Personal Life.

Presenter: Ray Wilson, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Business and Life Coach.

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