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Monday, November 04, 2019

Still Time for Writers to Join Stellar Leadership

Just another recommendation from me to you, my treasured #SharingwithWriters visitors and subscribers. This memo from a writers conference director is an example of why I recommend this conference book fair—even for book display when you can’t be there—the only one I recommend in my The Frugal Book Promoter because without personal attention from authors they rarely work! This one, however, is frugal and coupled with benefits and solid publishing industry knowhow. Read through.  Especially the director’s benefits list! You’ll be glad you did!

MEMO #1 11/04/19
Dear Authors and Book Sellers,
Welcome to the eleventh annual Meet the Authors' Book Fair! It is on November 23 & 24, 2019, at the Eau Gallie Civic Center in Melbourne, FL. The doors open to the public at 10:00 AM and you may begin to set up at 9:30 AM. Please plan to stay until 5:00 PM.  

This is a happenin’ place for authors to re-energize, hang out, and chill with other writers–not to mention meet the reading public to sign and sell books! Please invite all you know to come and support you and the other authors for an enjoyable day. Encourage family and friends to do their holiday shopping early. Time to post on your blog, web page, FB and Twitter and to send out your email blast is now!

There are only three vendor tables still available at this time. We will continue to accept registrations until they are gone. Book Display Only applications are for those who want to display their books and business cards, but are unable to attend the Book Fair in person. See the registration form for additional information on this easy and inexpensive marketing opportunity at AuthorsForAuthors.com
Included in your registration ~
  1. Publicity for you and your work
  2. Contact list of names, email addresses, and book titles of other participants for networking
  3. Handout with your information for participants and visitors at the book fair
  4. Gift folder with writing tips and related information
  5. Networking with other professionals in your field
  6. Ability to view and discuss marketing ideas with other authors
  7. Opportunity to sign and sell your books
  8. One table and two chairs provided (Please, no extra people at your table)
  9. Table cloth and name tag provided
  10. Bring your own tabletop displays, banners, promos, electric extension cords, books, business cards, laptops, etc.
  11. Sunday only: Author's Book Exchange: Read & Review
More information will follow soon. Watch for MEMO #2.
If you have questions please email Valerie Allen at VAllenWriter@gmail.com.
Looking forward to seeing you at the book fair!
Valerie Allen and Marshall Frank
~  Valerie Allen  ~
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Carolyn Howard-Johnson is the multi award-wining author of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. She is also a marketing consultant, editor, and author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series of books for writers including the multi award-winning The Frugal Book Promoter now offered by Modern History Press, at a discount to visitors to this blog. The discount code in in the right column of the page. Her latest is in the series is How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically. Learn more on her Amazon profile page (http://bit.ly/CarolynsAmznProfile). Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers (http://bit.ly/Last-MinuteEditing) is one of her booklets--perfect for inexpensive gift giving--and, another booklet, The Great First Impression Book Proposal (http://bit.ly/BookProposals) helps writers who want to be traditionally published. The Frugal Editor (http://bit.ly/FrugalEditor), now in its second edition, is the winningest book in the series. Carolyn also has three frugal books for retailers including one she encourages authors to read because it will help them convince retailers to host their workshops, presentations, and signings. It is 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 (http://bit.ly/RetailersGuide). In addition to this blog, she helps writers extend the exposure of their favorite reviews at TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com. She also blogs at all things editing--grammar, formatting and more--at The Frugal, Smart, and Tuned-In Editor (http://TheFrugalEditor.blogspot.com)

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