The New England Chapter of RWA meets the third Sunday of the month (except as noted) from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the Great Room on the 3rd Floor of the Old Town Hall at 16 South Road, Bedford, MA, 01730. There are no meetings in July and December.
Extra Parking is available at Santander Bank, 94 Great Road, Bedford, MA 01730.
We welcome visitors 18 years or older. There is a $5.00 fee for visitors, payable at the door. And food is always appreciated!
Please Join Us At Our Next Meeting:
Beyond the ‘Zon: Breaking Out and Building a Diverse Income Stream
Presented by: Alexis Anne
What if I told you Amazon wasn’t the only place to sell your books? And that sometimes you can sell better in other countries? Or that there are other ways to reach new readers other than flinging yourself into the Amazon and social media void? Three years ago I was fed up with being just another author in a sea of authors trying to be seen. That’s when I got a piece of advice that completely changed the way I looked at my books, helped me break out, and grow a diverse stream of income over several book retailers. Stop focusing on Amazon.
The most obvious marketplace is the Amazon.com store in the good old United States. It’s the biggest, filled with the most voracious readers, they sell more books. But it’s also the easiest place to get lost in sea of books. So…
Who else is reading? Where is the ebook and indie market just starting to catch on? It’s easier to “break out” and be seen when you’re one of the few authors instead of one of thousands. There’s also more places to sell your books than to Kindle readers.
In this workshop I’ll walk you through the different retailers, their strengths and weaknesses, emerging markets, and how to rethink targeting your book to readers.
|January||New Beginnings with Jackie Horne|
|February||How to Throw a Kink in Your Romantic Arc with Tamsen Parker and Teresa Noelle Roberts|
|March||Get Ready for Conference! with NECRWA Conference Committee|
|April||Lying, Cheating, and Making Love with Pat Barletta|
|May||How to Write Your 101st Book with Judith Arnold|
|June||Pixels to Platform: Marketing for Creative People with Gabriela Pereira|
|August||"You're Such a Tease" with Marianne Rice|
|September||Making Your Newsletter Work For You with Kristen Strassel|
|October||Not Just for Nano|
|November||How to Be Edited with KJ Charles|
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