SoonerCon Event Schedule
SoonerCon 28 is June 7-9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Plan your SoonerCon weekend now by clicking on a guest profile to see their appearance schedule or download a PDF of the event schedule using the buttons below.
Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer B
A discussion of writers' groups: their dynamics and their possible value. Compare online forums versus face-to-face groups. How can you tell if you've stumbled into something dysfunctional or delightful, without a sounding board? How to network? Advice for authors at any stage of development looking to join a writing group.
Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A1
Learn quick-drawing techniques for sketching superheroes with Okie Comics Magazine's publisher and Equinox Comics artists. Kid-friendly. Limit 15 participants.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Boomer B
Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest...why (or why not) all? Simple how-tos for creative businesses on selecting and using social media to increase brand visibility and profit. There IS a method to the madness of self-promotion online to help you gain followers and maximize engagement, plus net more website traffic and sales.
Tracks: Business & Marketing
Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: University B
If you want to be a productive and happy artist, you have to take care of yourself! If you’re not healthy, happy, well-rested, well-fed and hydrated, your work will suffer. Our panel discusses things to do to make self-care a part of your daily routine!
Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
Even the best artists need a "brand." Get tips from others and learn how best to brand yourself for fun and profit, while remaining true to your style.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: Sooner B
Artist attendees may bring one or two pieces for critique. Our pro artists will give you feedback on your work. This is a safe zone, and all critique will be gentle and useful!
Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
It’s easy to be super motivated when your art business is brand-new. But keeping momentum is hard, with the setbacks and problems that every artist faces. Our panel of artists share strategies that will keep you focused and productive!