Black Writers On Tour
Southern California Black Business & TECH Expo
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020
10:00 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Paid Seminars For Writers and Aspiring Writers
Package 1 - $50 for (1 Seminar), Package 2 $75 for (2 Seminars), Package 3 $100 for (All Seminars)
Seminars requiring payment. Free Seminars Below
11:00–11:45 Protecting Your Writing Rights, Trademark, and Patent Rights
Presenter: Monica Guillemin-Williams, JD., Author, Publisher & Speaker
11:00–11:45 Learn How To Connect With Your Market And Increase Customer Base, Customer
Retention and Maximize Sales Via Virtual Platforms (Zoom, Webinars) And Via
Podcasts, Facebook live and YouTube.
Facilitator: Deborah Thorne “The Information Diva,” Author, Coach, Trainer
and Publisher, Margo Lovett, Author, Speaker, Podcast Guru and others.
12:00–12:45 How to Write a Best-Selling Novel
Presenter: Dr. Maxine Thompson, Literary Agent, Author, Publisher and Radio
Talk Show Hos.
12:00–12:45 Strategies For Thriving In Business Versus Merely Surviving In A Depressed
Economy and Recordkeeping For Tax Compliance for Your Business.
Presenters: Mr. L. C. Green, Business/Tax Consultant, Author and Speaker; Dr.
John Milligan, Tax Consultant, Author, Speaker and Senior Estate Planner.
Crystal Mitchell, Co-Director of Recycling Black Dollars , Business Consultant
and Television Talk Show Host.
How To Setup Your Zoom Account and Host Meetings / Seminars and Family Reunions
and etc. The New Way Of Doing Business And Keeping In Touch Globally.
1:00- 1:45 Creative Writing For The Beginners: The ABCs For New Writers.
Presenter: Linda Coleman-Willis, Author/Publisher, Book Writing Coach.
2:00–2:45 How to Develop Characters That Leap Off The Page
Presenter: Dr. Roland Jefferson, M.D., Author, Publisher and Speaker
2:00–2:45 How to Write A Book Made Simple, and Your Publishing Options
Presenters: Dr. Rosie Milligan, Author, Publisher Speaker. Trainer, Radio Talk
Show Host; Darryl Mitchell, Author/Publisher, Speaker/Trainer
Free Seminars For The General Public
8:30 – 9:30 Roundtable Discussion With The Authors (A Close-Up Look At The Publishing Industry
and Why Book Sales Are Skyrocketing And How To Sell Your Books & Products Via the
Virtual Platform and Facebook Live.
Presenter, Facilitator: Dr. Rosie Milligan and Guests.
11:00 – 11:45 Young Writers “ We Have A Voice Too! “
Facilitator: Dr. Andrea Anthony, Educational Specialist and Basket Ball Coach. And
Shanaya Daughtrey Youth Writer, Publisher and Author f Generation Z: We have
12:00- 12:45 A Close-Up Look at Jobs/Careers In the Publishing Industry – Many!
Presenters: Dr.John Milligan, Author, Publisher, Newspaper Publisher; George
Hooks, Author, Graphic Designer, Newspaper Publisher; and Ajaye Herndon, Author,
Illustrator, and Graphic Designer, Clint Johnson, Author, Publisher, Illustrator, Cartoonist.
1:00 – 1:45 Technology Rocks Forum: Meet, Greet and Chat with Successful People Having STEM
Plus STEAM Education.
Presenters: Leo Sullivan, Animator, Founder/President of AFROKIDS. And others.
Learn The Meaning of STEM Education, The Requirements For Success in The Field and
What STEM Has To Do With “Your” Economy, “Your” Future and Generational Wealth.
Learn The Careers, Vocations and Entrepreneurship Ventures From STEM.
Facilitator: Mr. Reginal Grant, Author and CEO of RGMP—Reginald Grant
Mentoring Program, a non-profit that works with youth nationwide, developing
and delivering mentoring , STEM and academic English programs.
1:00-1:45 What You Need To Do When Seeking Capital For Your Business.
Presenters: Terry Gubatan—Vermont Slauson Economic Development
1:00 – 1:45 The Value of Business Mentorship.
Presenter: Christopher Meza, Author, Speaker and Leading Expert in Land Acquisitions.
1:00- 1:45 How To Crush Your Business Challenges
Presenter: Ray Wilson, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Business and Life Coach.
2:00 –2:45 Take Your Story To The Stage—Become a Professional Speaker and Get Paid.
Mrs. Norma T. Hollis, Communication Consultant, Author/Speaker and Trainer.
2:00 – 2:45 Monetizing Gentrification and Building Black Ownership—Why Now?
Presenter Thomas ‘TJ’ Loftin, Author, Speaker and National Gentrification Expert
2:00 – 2:45 Blogging—The New Wave For Making Big Money In The New Decade.
Crystal Mitchell, Business Development Consultant, PR, Television Talk Show Host,
and Co-Director of Recycling Black Dollars.