Come Cruise with Me!
Over 7 days fabulous days January 25 to February 1, 2020
Get ready to change your publishing and authoring life.
It’s working, learning vacation on the fabulous Symphony of the Seas!
Create Your Ultimate Bestseller
Authors who need a crash course in book publishing before they write; need to create demand for books that aren’t selling; who want to learn the latest strategies in marketing, publicity and how to keep the sanity in an overwhelming world …
Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, there were two types of publishing: the real publishing route where mega-thousands of books were printed each year; authors were paid moneys upfront called advances; publisher reps happily pitched books that only real authors wrote; all marketing and publicity were handled by the publisher for an author when the book was published and available via real bookstores; and to claimed the moniker of a …
COME CRUISE WITH ME … with US in January. Who are we? Just seven of the best and brightest in publishing on the High Seas, that’s who. Join John Kremer, Kathy Meis, Daniel Hall, Kelly Johnson, Rebecca Finkel, Ashlee Bratton and yours truly. New programs. Think of spending seven awesome days working and playing in mid-January. And with us. When we are in ports … you play all day and night. When we are at …
This is a different blog today. It has an opportunity for you and your book in a quasi-far away place.
I’m a firm believer in getting away to learn. To merge with others of “like-minded” … away from home, from the office, from everyday “noise” and I do it at least once a year.
Sometimes it’s a learning conference just for me. Sometimes, it’s a writing retreat where the phone, the staff, the doorbell, the anything that …
Join us for a webinar on Jul 11, 2017 at 4:00 PM MDT.
Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8243926363111827969
On Tuesday, July 11th (6 ET, 5 CT, 4 MT, 3 PT.) … 30 awesome and Hot Publishing Ahas and Tips from six amazing publishing pros: Judith Briles, Joan Stewart, Rebecca Finkel, Kelly Johnson, Mara Purl and Amy Collins. Plus we always throw in a few more that you won’t want to miss!
What author and writer don’t want savvy insider tips and …
Day 4 … we are in San Juan Puerto … I’m ready to hit the streets this afternoon after our AM sessions that Joan Stewart, the Publicity Hound walks everyone through the creation of a press release and Kelly Johnson, the Author’s Virtual Assistant reveals in Tech Tools Demystified. Last night, we were all rock’in ‘n roll’in with Elvis impersonator—too much fun!
Joan’s aha tip … go to Amazon and look up the “log line” for …
I started off the morning with how to write a One-Sheet for an Author, your Business or your Book that is SLICK, CLICK and TICKS … walking everyone through a process to create theirs, then revealed step-by-step what I went through as I created mine this past week. And then read my new Intro on it … the only paragraph about my work from me—the other three were testimonials of my work and why I …
I’m coming off the 4th Annual Publishing At Sea cruise. Today is a time to look back and reflect a bit. What were my takeaways?
Let’s start with Community. Forty-five authors and their spouses/partners gathered on their floating home away from home and classroom for the next eight days.
Plenty of “down” time was planned for them—meaning that on Port days, it was play time. On the three “at sea” days, they were in the publishing mode at …