A guest post by Susan McBeth, Events Coordinator of Adventures by the Book.
The SoCal Author Academy will answer those questions and much more, as it takes you methodically through the process of marketing your book and setting up events in Anne Lamott fashion, Bird by Bird. Designed as a series of intimate workshops, taught by experts in each subject matter, the SoCal Author Academy will offer you a cohesive and interactive plan to market your book. Starting with a brief overview of Everyday Book Marketing, experts will guide writers from a logical first step thru planning and execution of an actual author event.
The inaugural workshop on Sunday, September 29, 2013, is divided into two parts, starting with a
And who better to teach an Everyday Book Marketing workshop than Midge Raymond. Midge has been a writer, editor, and teacher for more than twenty years. She has taught at Boston University, Grub Street, San Diego Writers, and Richard Hugo House, among others. Midge’s short story collection, Forgetting English, received the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction. Her award-winning stories have appeared in numerous literary journals and magazines, including American Literary Review, Bellingham Review, North American Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and the Los Angeles Times.
Future workshops will include websites, social media, author photos, event planning, presentations and interviewing, press releases, and book trailers. And for those of you who graduate from the SoCal Author Academy, we will celebrate with you at an author event that we plan together!
Further information and registration is available at www.adventuresbythebook.com. Questions? Contact Susan McBeth at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (619) 300-2532. Susan has been an events coordinator for over twenty years, seven of which have specialized in author events for a major independent bookstore and now as founder and owner of Adventures by the Book.