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2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist – Robert W. Lucas

I am excited to share that my first self-published book, Make Money Writing Books: Proven Profit Making Strategies for Authors was selected as a Finalist in the Writing/Publishing category of the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. The book shares … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers 2014 Annual Conference Discount Hotel Rates Ending

If you are planning to attend the Florida Authors and Publishers Association annual Conference (August 8-9) in Pompano Beach Marriott (800-228-9290), the last day for getting a discounted hotel room is July 15. There are three pre-conference workshops scheduled for … Continue reading

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Facebook Resources for Florida Writers, Authors, and Publishers

If you are a Florida-based author, writer or publisher looking for conferences and networking opportunities, check out these resources on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Florida-Authors-Publishers-Association-Inc/241447232550123 https://www.facebook.com/FloridaChristianWritersConf https://www.facebook.com/pages/Florida-Outdoor-Writers-Association/71522101546 https://www.facebook.com/cfrwachapter https://www.facebook.com/writersnetworksouthflorida https://www.facebook.com/frwfanpage https://www.facebook.com/textandacademic https://www.facebook.com/AuthorsNPoets https://www.facebook.com/pages/Florida-Authors/87900336852  

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association SPRING CONFERENCE – March 8, 2014

It is still not too late to register for the March 8, 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers (FAPA) Spring Conference. This year’s event will be held at NOVA Southeastern University off I-4  near the Millenia Mall in Orlando, Florida. from noon-5:00 … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards – Call for Entries

If you are a self-published author looking to build your author platform and gain national exposure for your book(s), check out the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Winners also get a $3000 in cash and registration for the annual Writer’s … Continue reading

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2014 FAPA President’s Book Awards Announced

 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) is pleased to announce the guidelines for the 2014 FAPA President’s Book Awards, which recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content and production for North American authors and publishers! The awards are bigger and better … Continue reading

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Last Call Eric Hoffer Book Awards – $2000 Grand Prize

Submissions for the Eric Hoffer Awards for Short Prose and Independent Books ends January 21st for books and March 21st for prose. Two grand prizes are awarded annually: one for short prose (i.e. fiction and creative nonfiction) and one for … Continue reading

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Writing Contests, Grants and Awards for Poets and Writers

Writers and authors trying to build their platform, gain exposure and generate revenue from their work(s) continually look for opportunities to participate in writing contests or competitions with their articles and books.  Such events provide a vehicle to have your … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Writing Contest Could Win Your $500

LUMINA hosts an annual national literary contest in a single genre, whose winners receive publication in the journal and a $500 prize. Submit your best nonfiction piece, 5K words or less. All rights revert to author upon publication. Cheryl Strayed, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest Book Contests Open

If you are looking for a means of getting publicity for your books, increasing your personal brand, and potentially selling more copies of your new book, consider entering one of the Writer’s Digest Book Contests. While some categories have closed … Continue reading

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