Time to get back to the Shire and get down to business

Learn about the business of books in this all-day intensive: 

The Business of Books

Friday, January 21, 2022, 9am-4pm
at Paris In A Cup in Orange, CA. Light breakfast, lunch, and cream tea will be served. 

9-9:45am - Braggart's Breakfast 
  • Revel in your accomplishment with your fellow authors as we look back at the long winding road we've taken and what we learned on the journey

9:45-10 - BREAK 

10-11am - Publishing: pros, cons, options, decisions
  • Traditional
  • Self
  • Indie 
  • Series
  • $

11-11:15am - BREAK

11:15-11:45m - Authorpreneurship - from the Ivory Tower 
    • Library of Congress
    • Amazon author account
    • Goodreads

    12-1pm - LUNCH 
    1-1:45pm - Authorpreneurship - In the Trenches
    • Niche
    • Branding
    • Social Media
    • Website
    • Reviews
    • Ads 
    • Book tours 
    • Interviews ... like the road, the list goes ever on

    1:45-2pm - BREAK

    2-2:45pm - Launch countdown
    • Everything you still need to do once you think you're done
    • Party particulars
    • What to expect
    2:45-3pm - BREAK 

    3-3:45pm - Tea & Sympathy 
    • Share your thoughts and questions. This is your last chance, so get it all out! 

    3:45pm - Wrap Up & Book Bash Teaser
    • See you at the launch party! (squeeeeeee)

    Click here for Bindle Discount 
    Pay what is right for you

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    Book Bash

    Sunday, March 13, 2022, 12-4pm PT
    at Pamela's in Garden Grove. Afternoon tea will be served. Local press will be invited. 
    • At long last, it's our launch party! 
    • Each author will have a table to purvey their wares
    • Activities to include author interviews as guests nosh tea treats, book signings, photo opp set-up, Q&A, readings (optional), prizes, games, shenanigans