Concurrent Sessions

(Lecture, Demonstration and How To Short Lessons)

Elementary/Middle School Concurrent Sessions

  • How to Write your First Book with Jaleigh Johnson
  • Star Wars Lightsaber Defense (Josh Brady)
  • Making your own music online (Danica Pruitt)
  • Take better pictures with your phone (Brooke Buffington)
  • Book Talk for the New 2016-17 It List Books

Middle/High School Concurrent Sessions

  • How to make great videos for YouTube (Brian Buffington)
  • Star Wars Mythology (Josh Brady)
  • How to Write your First Book with Jaleigh Johnson
  • Take better pictures with your phone (Brooke Buffington)
  • A New Way with Microsoft Sway (Greg O’Dell)
  • What your Pictures are Saying (with PicMonkey) (Penny Christensen)
  • How to start and write your own blog (Holly Lauren, author of Tempus)
  • Making your own music online (Danica Pruitt)
  • Creating Comics (Art-Full Barn)
  • Creative Process and How to Draw a Page Demonstration (Joey Weiser author/illustrator for Mermin series
  • Sara Raasch Skype (author of Snow Like Ashes)
  • Book Talk for the New 2016-17 It List Books

Participatory Sessions

(Students will CREATE something during the session)

Elementary/Middle School Participatory Sessions:

  • Fan Art on the Fly
  • Book Art
  • Origami
  • Make a Rocket (Engineering for Kids)
  • Maker Challenge

Middle/High School Participatory Sessions:

  • Fan Art on the Fly
  • Maker Challenge

Face-To-Face Competitions

(Students must be pre-registered by their adviser for these)

Elementary Competitions

  • Top 4 Teams Reading Bowl Final Round
  • Book Talk

Middle Competitions

  • Top 4 Teams Reading Bowl Final Round
  • Book Talk

High Competitions

  • Top 4 Teams Reading Bowl Final Round
  • Book Talk

Booths (open to all grades and all day)

Author Highlights

  • Art-Full Barn
  • Barnes & Noble Book Store
  • Anime Atlanta
  • Heroes in Force
  • University of North Georgia Office of Admissions
  • Engineering for Kids
  • Raffle Basket Entry ($1 per ticket/entry)
  • Joey Weiser Book Signing (Comic Author/Illustrator of Mermin series & Speaker)
  • Jaleigh Johnson Book Signing (author of Mark of the Dragonfly) – open after 1:30 PM only
  • Holly Lauren Book Signing (author of Tempus) – open after 1:30 PM only

Authors In Person at TomeCon 2016

  • Jaleigh Johnson (author of Mark of the Dragonfly)
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Concurrent Session Leader
  • Book Signing
  • Holly Lauren (author of Tempus)
  • Concurrent Session Leader
  • Book Signing
  • Joey Weiser (Comic Author/Illustrator of Mermin series)
  • Concurrent Session Leader
  • Book Signing

Author Video Chate

  • Sara Raasch (author of Snow Like Ashes)