BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Join us on Saturday, November 11, 2023 for a unique, fully immersive workshop that is designed to connect people who live and work in the GTA for six hours of networking and personal development.
Topics covered include, but are not limited to:
• finding inspiration • getting started with KDP • traditional vs. self-publishers/agents • developing a book series • leveraging your book as a business card • marketing as if your life depended upon it
The workshop features an all-female cast, from the organizers to the moderator, the author/panelists and break-out session facilitators.
Break-out sessions focus on areas of specific interest and include, marketing your book, leveraging your social media, establishing your brand/author’s voice, and writing a book series.
Participants are encouraged to bring their questions, stumbling blocks, rough notes, and book ideas to discuss with Laura Connor, Suzen Fromstein, and the author panelists during the round robin portion of the day.
WHEN:Saturday, November 11, 2023 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Rouge River Community Centre, 120 Rouge Bank Drive, Markham, ON L3S 4B7 (this is a fully accessible facility with ample free parking on site)
AGENDA: Opening Remarks Finding Inspiration for Your Book Projects The Business of Writing: Traditional Publishers/Agents/Self-Publishing
Morning Break Out Sessions – 3 consecutive streams, choose the session most relevant to you: Stream 1: Publish or Perish – Leveraging Your Camera/Social Media for Success as an Author Stream 2: Unmistakably You – Finding Your Author’s Voice Stream 3: To Be Announced Soon!
Published Author “Don’t Feed the Alligators” Insights Panel Rapid Fire / Round Robin Working Groups
Afternoon Break Out Sessions – 3 consecutive streams, choose the session most relevant to you: Stream 1: Publish or Perish – Leveraging Your Camera/Social Media for Success as an Author Stream 2: Publishing Your First Book on Started on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Stream 3: To Be Announced Soon!
Keynote: Marketing As If Your Life Depended Upon It – Because it Does!
This is a fully in-person event - virtual attendance is not available.
BRING A FRIEND: And lower the ticket price for the both of you. The registration page shows you how to take advantage of this cost-effective option.