Ah, book festivals and writers conferences – our favorite events on each year’s calendar! Whether you’re a writer seeking a publishing deal or writing advice, or an emerging author searching for new, valuable connections, these writer-centric events will gain you
As we ready our author marketing mastery discussions on book launch parties and speaking engagements at libraries, bookstores, and other public forums, it will pay to be prepared to speak or read to these groups before you schedule those author
We just spent a glorious weekend at the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) show in Savannah, Georgia, where dozens of authors and their publishers had the opportunity to put their upcoming titles in front of the south’s great indie booksellers.
To enjoy attention from traditional PR sources (newspapers and magazines on the print side; radio and TV on the broadcast side) requires understanding who you’re pitching, how to pitch each journalist, and what role you want traditional PR to play
When I’m not at a writer event somewhere, chatting with fascinating authors, I live and work in a sleepy little picturesque town just outside Charleston, South Carolina. Summerville is a fast-growing community, with a delightful array of shops and restaurants
Hundreds of Libraries and Thousands of Indie Authors Across North America will participate in the first annual Indie Author Day! Mark your calendars! Libraries across North America will host local events for the first annual Indie Author Day on October
In a departure from its usual May time slot at the Javitz Center in NYC, the 2016 edition of Book Expo America took place last week in Chicago and we were once again on hand to enjoy four days celebrating