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Attendee Info

Once you've registered for Authors Combat Academy 2016, you might want to consider these following helpful suggestions.

Attendee Info

Book Your Hotel Room

Bedroom at The Inn at Opryland

The conference is being held at The Inn at Opryland and as such we have saved multiple rooms at a special $139/night rate for our conference attendees. You can stay on campus with us and enjoy all the fun of interacting with fellow attendees after hours. If you’re interested in staying at The Inn at Opryland, be sure to book your room soon, as limited rooms are being held at this price. This rate is valid for up to three days before and after the event to give you some extra time to explore Nashville.  To learn more about the hotel or make an online reservation, click here or call 800.901.4211.

Conference Bookstore

Author Sherrilyn Kenyon selling books

Have a published book? As an ACA Attendee you are invited to bring some copies of your book to sell on consignment at our conference bookstore. The bookstore will be staffed at all times.

Want a book by your favorite presenter? On Saturday evening we will also have Parnassus Books from Nashville on site with books from instructors and many more. This is the perfect time to purchase their books and have them autographed.

Rent-A-Ninja Sessions

Rent a Ninja and act out your fight scenes from your novel

Did you sign up to rent some Ninjas? Email ACA@AuthorsCombatAcademy.com if you wish to add this session to your enrollment. Spaces assigned based on availability. Rent 1, 2, or 3 ninjas to block out your fight scenes. Ask them any questions you have. Want to walk through an existing scene? Want to have them design something that fits in your story? Have questions about what is plausible? You need Rent-A-Ninja.

Raffle Giveaways

Donate to raffle drawing

Want to get exposure for you books? Donate your book(s) to the raffle. Contact ACA@AuthorsCombatAcademy.com for more information. Yo may also donate other items, anything writers would enjoy. Suggested items include: books, pens, bubble bath, etc. All items need to be received by April 10. Contact us for more details.

Conference T-Shirt

Authors Combat Academy Conference Tshirt

Have you placed your t-shirt order yet? All Golden Gloves registrants receive a t-shirt as a part of their package. For Fighting Class registrants you can order a t-shirt separately for an additional charge of $25 / each. Email ACA@AuthorsCombatAcademy.com to add it to your order. We have several designs to choose from. Shirts come in both men’s and women’s cuts, from Small to XL.

Hotel Amenities

Indoor pool at The Inn at Opyrland

Come prepared to have fun. If you’re staying on campus at The Inn at Opryland here are a few things you should know about the on-site amenities, so you can pack accordingly. There is an indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center. Dinning is easy and convenient with the restaurant on the first floor or there are a host of options within walking distance across the street. The hotel also provides free shuttle service to Opryland Hotel and OpryMills Mall across the street that have lots of attractions, shopping and dinning options.

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