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[PAST EVENT] The Real Life of “Selfies” (Self-Publishers)—Five BAIPA Members, from First-timers to Pros—Tell Their Stories
June 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$15 – $55.00
Just HOW do you do it . . . get from manuscript to marketplace? A cross-section of our BAIPA members share their wealth of experience in this fascinating overview of the independent publishing journey.
In the morning program, you will hear the travels, travails, and tips from a panel of fellow BAIPA members who have successfully navigated the Road to Publication.
First-timer John Brooks wrote a memoir about his daughter called The Girl Behind the Door. It won the IBPA Silver Award in the Parenting and Family category.
Karin Fisher-Golton wrote My Amazing Day: A Celebration of Wonder and Gratitude, which was a finalist in the Foreword Reviews‘ 2013 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award, Picture Book, Early Reader category.
Laurie King wrote Lost, Kidnapped, Eaten Alive! True Stories from a Curious Traveler, which Kirkus Reviews called “An engaging, meticulously observed journey that brings other cultures alive.” Author Michael Shapiro called it a “rollicking ride” from start to finish. Laurie has also won “Best essay/story” awards from the Bay Area Travel Writers, as well as a number of other recognitions.
Lee Foster wrote Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century. Lee has won eight Lowell Thomas Awards, the highest awards in his chosen field of travel publishing. He has been named Travel Journalist of the Year.
Bill McGinnis wrote Whitewater: A Thriller as well as Whitewater Rafting, a bible for the sport. He is founder of Whitewater Voyages.
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RE Lunch: If you did not order in advance, we may have a $12 gourmet boxed lunch available for you to purchase onsite that morning. First come, first served!
Afternoon Roundtable Session
The speakers will also be available in the afternoon, when they will conduct short workshops on these topics: Planning a Book Launch; Print-on-Demand, EBook Publishing Strategies, Twitter . . . and more.