author and writer conferences

Robert W. Lucas to Speak at Florida Writers Association Mini-Conference

Author Robert W. Lucas to speak at Florida Writers Association mini-conference for nonfiction authors at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs on June 25, 2016. Along with Bob, other successful authors and other writing industry professionals will conduct sessions designed to help current and aspiring authors build their knowledge related to writing, producing, marketing and selling books and building an author platform. Bob’s three- hour session, The Business of Writing: …

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Independent Book Publishers Association Annual Conference 2016

With only four more days before the 2016 Independent Book Publishers Association Publishing University, you still have time to register if you are an independent publisher or an author wanting to learn more about the publishing industry. There is always great networking, educational sessions by industry experts, and a vendor exposition where publishers printers and other companies offering associated services display …

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2016 Book Fairs and Writers Conferences

In my presentations to authors and publishers on how to capitalize on their books and generate revenue, one of the points that I stress relates to authors and publishers attending book fairs and author and writer conferences regularly. By getting and staying in front of people and networking, any author improves his or her chances of making valuable contacts, identifying useful resources …

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Enhancing Author Branding through Local Author Events

Part of building a reputation as a successful author involves exposure. There are many ways to accomplish personal branding, build your author platform and market your books. One of the easiest means of accomplishing this is to seek out local book fairs, author and writer conferences and local author events where you can display, market and sell your works. Check you local …

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Florida Authors and Publishers Ed-U-Conference and President’s Book Awards A BIG Success

The 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers annual Ed-U-Conference was just completed at the Ft. Lauderdale Pompano Beach Marriott Resort and Spa. Attendee reviews were all in the 6-7 range on a scale of 7. This year’s event included expert authors and speakers addressing topics including book trailers, use of social media to network and sell books, self publishing, editing with technology and …

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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 this year’s conference, along with a full day of sessions and Presidents Book Awards banquet. Check for details.  

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.  

Florida Authors and Publishers Association Conference Early Registration Ends Soon

  June 30, 2014 is the closing date for obtaining discounted registration pricing for members and non-member. Friday workshops are: Children’s Books: Show n’Tell Fiction Writing – Novel in a Day Marketing: Using Today’s Technologies Saturday sessions include: Electronic Editing that crosses genre’ lines Book Design Inside Out Book trailer basics: Discovering a valuable tool for book promotion Energize your …

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) 2014 Annual Conference

If you have not already done so, there is still time to register for the August 8-9 annual Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) and still get the early bird discount. The conference is designed for authors, small, self and independent publishers, as well as others involved in book writing and publishing businesses. It includes three Friday workshops on developing and publishing children’s, nonfiction or fiction …

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