The North Street Book Prize Deadline: June 30, 2023 Winning Writers will award a grand prize of $10,000 in the ninth annual North Street competition for self-published and hybrid-published books. Choose from eight … [Read more...]
Hybrid Meeting a Success
On Saturday, May 6, fifty-plus BAIPA members gathered at the Key Room in Novato. It was the first in-person meeting since the pandemic hit in March 2020. It was also the first hybrid meeting for BAIPA with about twenty members attending on … [Read more...]
Need a Free Book Trailer? Try Canva
Keeping up with all the tools available to help with book marketing is hard, and you can certainly get stuck deciding which technology will be most useful. Recently, when I wanted a short video to promote a new project, I was surprised to find the … [Read more...]
New Book Offers Solutions to Long COVID Sufferers
It was the COVID pandemic and my clinic — which was already booked to the brim with fatigued patients — started to overflow with COVID survivors. They had developed what would later be called COVID PACS, or Post Acute COVID Syndrome, commonly known … [Read more...]
How to build your author website in the next month
Here's a common dilemma: you know you need to improve, or create, your author website, but you don't have a lot of time, tech confidence, or a big budget. Later this month I'm starting a new group program where I'll show you how to build an author … [Read more...]
Founding an Independent Press in a Niche Market: Seeing a Need and Filling It (Webinar on April 4)
The Florida Treasure Coast Chapter of Sisters in Crime (Treasure Coast Sleuths) invites you to a Zoom webinar with Pamela Johnson Fenner. When: Apr 4, 2023 08:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Founding an Independent Press in a Niche … [Read more...]
Have you tried listing your book with Google Play recently?
I just came across this updated article from Reedsy, with detailed instructions for indie authors and how they can get their books set up in Google Play. It is certainly comparable to what you need to do with Amazon and Draft2Digital, with maybe a … [Read more...]
Sausalypso! — ‘All is Lost’ or ‘The Show Must Go On’?
While directing my play, “Sausalypso Houseboat Wars Murder Mystery,” I was reading Save the Cat Writes a Novel, in which author Jessica Brody lays out the various “beats” in a novel, one of which is “All is Lost.” Three days before Opening Night, … [Read more...]
Publishing in a Diverse World – Early-Bird Deadline March 31, 2023
From BAIPA member Peter Goodman and the Publishing Professionals Network ... Early-Bird Deadline Extended We’ve extended the deadline for early-bird registration for our upcoming conference, Publishing in a Diverse World. Register … [Read more...]
What Happens To My Copyrights When I Die?
I work with a lot of authors. Since I offer both copyright and estate planning services, I am often asked what happens to an author’s copyrights when they die, especially if they don’t have a will or trust? And if you own a copyright, you may also … [Read more...]
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