Marie Force, New York Times bestselling author, and Penny Watson, reviewer, blogger and author, have developed this event to demystify self-publishing. The goal of the symposium is to give authors an overview of self-publishing, provide specific how-to information and the opportunity to network with other authors. If you have any questions about the symposium, please email email@example.com.
Friday, November 1
|6-8 p.m.||Networking Reception|
|7-8 a.m.||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|8-9:30 a.m.||Educational Sessions (please see session descriptions below)|
|9:45 a.m.-Noon||Educational Sessions (please see session descriptions below)|
|1:15-3 p.m.||Educational Sessions (please see session descriptions below)|
|3:15-4:45 p.m.||Educational Sessions (please see session descriptions below)|
- Participation in eight educational sessions plus a question and answer session with Marie Force and Penny Watson on Saturday, November 2 (educational sessions listed below)
- Networking Reception from 6-8 p.m., Friday, November 1
- Breakfast and lunch on Saturday, November 2
Marie is the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of more than 25 contemporary romances, 17 of them self-published. Waiting for Love, the 8th book in her self-published McCarthys of Gansett Island Series, was the first of her books to hit the bestseller lists in March 2013. She has hit the lists three other times in 2013, most recently with Fatal Mistake, book 6 in her Fatal Series, which was released June 17, and Time for Love, book 9 in the McCarthy Series, which was released on July 23.
Penny is a romance reviewer/book blogger (Penelope’s Romance Reviews), promo consultant and speaker, and has been both traditionally and self-published in romantic fiction and children’s fiction. She served as the promotion chair for NECRWA, and currently tours New England giving workshops on social media etiquette, promotion, and blogging/reviewing.
Be sure to join the Facebook group for the symposium to connect with other attendees about educational sessions, travel logistics and more!
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