Expert Advice for Authors (and aspiring authors)
Our last author's event was so well-received and popular that we've added another!
Date and Time
Sat, March 14, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
1250 East 115th Street
Burnsville, MN 55337
Looking for one-on-one help to grow as an author? A team of resources from the Twin Cities are ready to do just that! Get insight, advice, and support on your specific questions with a local writer's resource expert who is ready and excited to help you.
We'll start the event with a Top 10 Things You Need to Know. Each expert will share a top tip they have for authors related to their expertise. Once you get to hear from them, you'll then have the chance to meet with the experts at their tables and ask your specific questions for each of them to help you move forward as an author!
Your experts will include:
Budgeting for your book, Nicole Fende, The Numbers Whisperer
Insights from an author... what I know now, Author, Carol Allis
Marketing with social media, Susan Murphy, The Humane Marketer
Networking + relationship-building to build your audience: Teresa Thomas
Personal image: headshots and lifestyle photos, Lisa Venticinque Photography
Self-publishing as an Author with Ann Aubitz, FuzionPress
Speaking as a way to leverage your book, Gail Zack Anderson, App!ause
What to know when working with an illustrator, Alisha Volkman, Alisha Does Art
Please arrive on time to hear the Top 10 Things You Need to Know from our Experts
We'll then transition to facilitated networking with the experts where you can ask your specific questions
You are invited! FuzionPress is generously providing lunch for those who wish to continue networking afterward with the experts and each other.
*Paid registrants will receive their choice of book by Teresa Thomas, Win/Win Networking: Your Guidebook for Confident and Effective Networking or 50 Fun Things: Enjoy the Small Things
Past participants said:
"Quality experts, well run, I received tons of valuable information in a short amount of time. I left with clear steps to follow up on. The networking was valuable, too!" Annie Perdue-Olson
"That was the fastest two hours of my life! The information I received was priceless. I received motivation, information, and support to move me forward as an author." Alex Acker-Halbor