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Friday, June 08, 2012

Shouting Out Great (Frugal!) Writers Conference News

& July 20-22, The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference will be at the Los Angeles Valley Campus. I’ll be speaking Saturday, the 21st at 12:30 pm. on Building a Platform and on Sunday the 22nd at 10 am on How to Develop a Relationship with a Bookseller. The same day at 3:15 we’ll talk about how It’s Never Too Early or Too Late to Promote Your Book.
The conference includes other speakers and panelists like Morgan St. James, Robin Quinn, and Dan Poynter. http://www.wcwriters.com/faculty/ There will also be an exciting screenplay track. Find the entire schedule here:
And this conference is only $79 for one day and $199 for all three. Frugal as are most things I recommend to you. Compare to some other conferences that run as nigh as $625.!

Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including the award-winning second ediction of, The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or by partnering with your publisher; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. Some of her other blogs are TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor . If your followers at Twitter would benefit from this blog post, please use the little Green widget to let them know about this blog: