COPYEDITING, LINE EDITING AND PROOFREADING – 2022 savings!

1 08 2022

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COPYEDITING, LINE EDITING AND PROOFREADING – 2022 savings!

20 07 2022

During my 33+ years in Book Manufacturing, Publishing Consulting/Book Shepherding

I’ve aquired a lot of tried and true talents in pre-publication necessities for a professional outcome.

The last thing most writers wants to do is to proofread/edit their own writing.

It’s tedious and the obvious will be missed more often than not.

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Let me make the writing journey easy for you today!

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3 THINGS AGENTS & PUBLISHERS MUST SEE IN YOUR 1st 30 PAGES

8 07 2022

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IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARDS 2022

30 06 2022
It’s Here! The 35th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Call for Entries!For all books and audiobooks with a copyright date of 2022.Dear C. Penny,A great story—well written—beautifully designed. Do you have a winning book in your hands? If so, get the recognition your book deserves through the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program.The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award is regarded as one of the highest honors in independent publishing.An award program exclusively recognizing independently published books and audiobooks.57 categories including fiction, nonfiction, children, design, new voices, and first time publishers. You can enter in multiple categories.Winners will be announced at a gala ceremony in Coronado Island, California (just outside of San Diego) on Friday, May 5, 2023.Enter anytime under two deadlines: September 30 (mostly for books published Jan-Sept 2022) and December 15 (mostly for books published Oct-Dec 2022).The awards are unique in that entrants receive constructive feedback on their submissions, with the actual judging forms returned to all publishers.CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THIS YEAR’S CALL FOR ENTRIESWatch this video recap of the 34th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards’ gala dinner and ceremony, held on April 29, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Special thanks to Ingram Content Group for sponsoring the 35th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards ceremony, scheduled for Friday, May 5, 2023 as part of IBPA Publishing University at the Coronado Island Resort & Spa. Ingram provides publishers of all sizes the most comprehensive publishing and distribution solutions in the book industry. Click here to learn more.Frequently Asked Questions… What is the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program?The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program is a book award program that, over the past 35 years, has been regarded as one of the highest national honors in independent publishing. The awards are unique in that entrants receive direct feedback on their submissions: the verbatim judging forms are returned to all publishers.Who can enter the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program?Publishers of print and audiobooks books with a copyright date of 2022 may enter the current competition. To assist the judges and ensure they have enough time to review each book, there are two deadlines for entry: the first on September 30, 2022, then on December 15, 2022.Can authors enter the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program on behalf of their publisher?Absolutely! This happens all the time.Where can I go for more information?Visit the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ website for further details. You can also email Terry Nathan at terry@ibpa-online.org.More than 200 people attended the 34th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award gala dinner and ceremony on April 29, 2022 in Orlando, Florida to applaud the winners and hear their inspiring acceptance speeches.

Watch some of the acceptance speeches here, and prepare your speech for next year!
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WRITERS WANTED

25 05 2022

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2022 IN PERSON WEST COAST WRITING CONFERENCES (AND A FEW ONLINE)

3 03 2022

Ten West Coast Writing Conferences in 2022

March 1, 2022 by Pauline Wiles Leave a Comment

After almost two years with few in-person writer gatherings taking place, 2022 heralds new optimism. Organizers of several long-standing writing conferences have publicized plans for live events later this year. No doubt these conventions will bring fresh energy after the hiatus forced by COVID-19.

Many of this year’s conferences offer a hybrid option, so you can attend in person or online, according to your comfort level, budget, and schedule.

Here are ten writers’ conferences planned for 2022 in the western part of the USA. For many BAIPA members, these venues are, if not exactly local, then perhaps just a road trip away.

Be sure to check individual websites carefully before making firm plans. By now, we’ve all learned that events can and do change at short notice.

In-person writing conferences planned for 2022

Inspire Christian Writers Conference
March 25-29, 2022
near Santa Cruz, California

Morning tracks, afternoon workshops, and evening keynotes

Pre-Quill Conference
April 23, 2022
Salt Lake City, Utah and online

Hybrid conference with a collection of pre-recorded presentations, then a day of live and streaming workshops and a keynote featuring K.B. Wagers.

Jackson Hole Writers Conference
June 23-25, 2022
Jackson Hole, Wyoming and online

The Jackson Hole Writers Conference has united people from all walks of life with their passion for words and stories for almost three decades.

San Francisco Writers Conference
July 21-24, 2022
San Francisco, California

Out of concern for COVID-19, this popular Bay Area conference has moved from February to a summer date.

Napa Valley Writers’ Conference
July 24-29, 2022
Napa, California

Intimate writing workshops with a focus on craft

Catamaran Writing Conference
July 31 – Aug 4, 2022
Pebble Beach, California

Transform your creative writing in the scenic location of Pebble Beach, a major source of inspiration for writers from John Steinbeck to Robinson Jeffers. 

Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference
August 4-6, 2022
Mendocino, California

Morning workshops in a wide range of genres. Afternoons include craft seminars, panels, one-on-one consultations, and open mics.

La Jolla Writer’s Conference
November 4-6, 2022

Sign up to receive information when it’s available.

Kauai Writers Conference
November 7-13, 2022
Kauai, Hawaii

In-person in November, with weekly online events happening between now and then.

20 Books Vegas
November 14-18, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada

The biggest show in the world focused on self-publishing; 2500 authors and publishers with their sights on making a full time living.

And a few 2022 online writing conferences

If you’ve developed a liking for virtual learning and networking opportunities, here are just a few online (and hybrid) events to consider:

Women in Publishing
March 2-5, 2022

Celebrates, empowers and encourages women writers and professionals in the publishing industry.

Las Vegas Writers Conference
April 7-9, 2022

Satisfy your curiosity about writing, publishing, and getting your books to the market. 

IBPA Publishing University
Virtual: April 20-21, 2022

Also has in-person events, April 29-30, in Orlando.

Nonfiction Writers Conference 
May 4-6, 2022





TIPS FOR WRITING ROMANCE NOVELS

14 02 2022

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Call for Submissions: 30th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

27 01 2022

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78 Ways to Market Your Books

6 12 2021

John is the industry expert on marketing!!!

How to orbisculate an idea, a book, or a movement

John KremerDec 6

I am publishing my latest book as a Kindle Vella episodic book. You can read the first episode (the introduction) here: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/episode/B09N2M1HHY?&&&&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl.

My new book is titled: 78 Ways to Market Your Books: How to orbisculate an idea, a book, or a movement. I’m releasing this new book as I write it, one episode at a time, with each new episode featuring my keyword topic: Book Marketing.


This is a free email on Book Marketing Success Stories (and tips). Enjoy. And follow through on the advice to sell more of your books.78 Ways to Market Your BooksHow to orbisculate an idea, a book, or a movementJohn KremerDec 6I am publishing my latest book as a Kindle Vella episodic book. You can read the first episode (the introduction) here: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/episode/B09N2M1HHY?&&&&language=en_US&ref_=as_li_ss_tl.My new book is titled: 78 Ways to Market Your Books: How to orbisculate an idea, a book, or a movement. I’m releasing this new book as I write it, one episode at a time, with each new episode featuring my keyword topic: Book Marketing.You can get each new episode of this book by subscribing to the paid version of this newsletter. Just click the subscribe button below:Subscribe nowYou’re on the free list for Book Marketing Updates. For the full John Kremer Book Marketing Experiencebecome a paying subscriber.Subscribe now© 2021 John Kremer Unsubscribe
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15 Promotional Ideas for Authors

3 12 2021