February 17, 2019 Meeting – Author-At-Large: Face-to-Face Marketing for Fairs, Expos, and Conferences with Satin Russell

Author-At-Large: Face-to-Face Marketing for Fairs, Expos, and Conferences

In this presentation, Satin Russell will cover how events can be a useful way to build your readership and author network, how to find various events, and tips for having a successful and profitable experience. She’ll also discuss the importance of thinking outside the box when looking for shows to attend.
BIO:
Satin Russell is the author of The Harper Sisters Series, a romantic suspense trilogy set in Bath, Maine. Other than writing, she loves getting out and meeting readers and potential fans. Last year, she did quite a few events and is eager to share what she’s learned with her fellow writers in this fun and informative workshop.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER [January 20, 2019 Meeting – Goal-Setting]

Goal-Setting for the New Year

Bring your best tips and tricks for goal-setting, techniques for staying on top of your goals, apps you like for writing/keeping track of timelines/word counts/etc, and any newsletters or YouTube channels you subscribe to that help keep you motivated or inspire you. We’ll share and discuss, and will collect your ideas into a page on the chapter’s website of helpful resources.

Early bird registration is open for the NECRWA19 Conference!

Registration for NECRWA’s 2019 Let Your Imagination Take Flight Conference is open! Take advantage of early bird rates ($224 NECRWA member/$244 non-member) and installment payment plans by registering before February 1, 2019.

NECRWA19 will feature:

  • Three amazing speakers: Keynote Speaker Sonali Dev, Luncheon Speaker Penny Reid, and a Friday Master Class with Damon Suede
  • A fantastic lineup of agents and editors who are eager to hear your pitches
  • A diverse schedule of business, craft, and writer’s life workshops (more details to come!)
  • The opportunity to participate in our literacy signing event for readers on Friday night
  • A variety of sponsorship opportunities to get your author brand or business in front of authors and readers
  • Mini Indie UnCon/PAN breakout session and open Writers’ room will be available on Saturday night until 11pm

This year we are pleased to be able to offer five $100 grants for registration fees to conference registrants in financial need who either have not been to the NECRWA conference before, or who have not attended in the last two years (i.e. last attended 2016 or before). If you are interested in applying and meet the qualifications, please fill out the form at https://goo.gl/forms/wlmdT6LXByNVVv1j2. The deadline to apply for a grant is 1/21/2019. You will be notified by 1/25/19, so you will still have time to sign up for early bird pricing and our installment plan. Questions? Email Stephanie Kay at [email protected]necrwa.org

Wishing everyone a happy start to 2019 and hoping to see you at conference!

Sionna Fox
2019 Conference Chair
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