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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.

1:00–1:45 Lounge

How To Develop Characters That Leap Off The Page.

Presenter:  Dr. Roland Jefferson, M.D., Author, Publisher, and Speaker.


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

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.

General Seminars and Speaker Schedule

AB Room

11:00–11:45 AB

The Secrets To Produce Your Own Successful Podcast.

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

12:00–12:45 AB 

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. Facilitator: TBA

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.


General Seminars and Speaker Schedule

Room 122


TIME AND ROOM                       TOPIC


11:00–11:45  Room 122

What You Need To Know When Seeking Capital For Your Business

Presenter:  Terry Gubatan—Vermont Slauson Economic Development.


12:00–1:30 Room122

STEM/STEAM workshop for children and youth—made simple and fun. Technology Rocks for children and youth too. Participants will make a science project-- hands-on.

Presenter: Monica Guillemin, J.D., noted physician associate, (PA), novelists, and CEO of Vision Harmony, LLC. 

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