The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Book Design: The big (and small) mistakes that can steal credibility and authority from you and your book with Everett O’Keefe

You’ve done the hard work of writing your book! You have spent hours (way too many hours!) crafting and rewriting to make it the best it can be. And now comes layout and design, where even the smallest mistake in your interior or cover can destroy what you have worked so hard to build. Join Wall Street Journal bestselling author …

Voice Marketing for Authors with Tina Dietz

In the rapidly rising tide of podcasts and audiobooks, is your voice reaching the millions of people who are listening? Walk down any street and you’ll see people soaking in information through their phones. Commuters are multitasking with audio devices on trains, planes and in automobiles. Today, audiobook publishing is growing 3X faster than any other type of publishing and …

Master Class: Cracking the Code to Successful Self-Publishing with Leslie Miller and Ingrid Emerick

Leslie Miller and Ingrid Emerick, co-founders of Girl Friday Productions and with over 40 years of combined publishing experience between them, will teach you the secrets of successful self-publishing. In this master class the Girls Friday will cover: What Steps You Shouldn’t Skip Thinking Outside the Traditional Book Format How to Avoid the Top 5 Rookie Mistakes Building a Successful …

Secrets of Book Printing with Margo Grace

Margo Grace has been in the printing and publishing business for over 20 years. Let her expertise steer you through the process of get specifications together, pricing and the ends and outs of printing a book. This will allow you to publish a book that will help you gain credibility and increase your chances of getting booked as a speaker …

Secrets and Myths of Book Publishing with Kate Colbert

Which is a myth, and which is a secret?  You have more creative control of your book when you self-publish. The only legitimate way to publish is through a traditional publisher. You’ll make more money if you publish traditionally. It will take a long time to become published once the book is written. A book publisher will actively promote your …

What Your Editor Can Do For You with Alexandra O’Connell

A good editor is an author’s best friend. They make sure the manuscript flows well, engages the reader, and avoids nasty mistakes and typos. However, these lovely creatures sometimes speak a different language from the writing public. What does your editor mean when they talk about a copyedit? Join us as we go over the types of work an editor …

Book Writing and Editing with Barbara McNichol

Is it time to take the development of your business book to the next level? In this session, you’ll boost your awareness of both the editing and writing process as you learn to: · Use a Planner to communicate with your editor · Whack Wordiness—the most practical technique you’ll ever learn · Apply 10 Top Techniques to improve everything you …