Orlando FWA Meeting – April 2nd @ 6:30 PM

NY Times Bestselling Author Shares Her Experience

Spend an evening with Debbie Viguié, a New York Times bestselling author, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club in Winter Park and learn the ins and outs of the writing business from an author with over 30 books. Debbie will show you how to craft a memorable pitch and show you what questions to ask yourself to improve your story. The meeting is free and open to the public. Contact: Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com.


 

Only Your Agent Knows for Sure: Secrets for Turning Your Personal Stories into Compelling, Selling Fiction

Learn how one writer, Sandi Hutcheson, turned terrible events from her life into an uplifting, compelling novel. Sandi will show you how to transform personal truth into universal truth, how to manage the angry voice, and how to laugh through the tears. Sandi will share her secrets on how to peel away the scales of image and strip down to your authentic self. Orlando FWA April 2, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.


 

“Kindle Publishing Seminar!”

Is there a book inside you?

[Winter Park, FL]  On Saturday, May 3rd from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m., publishing experts Rik Feeney and Ben Hale will show any writer how they can publish successful ebooks on the Amazon Kindle and make money at it. The Kindle Publishing Seminar will take place at the Winter Park Library, 460 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 (407-623-3300). The fee for this seminar is $50.00.

Do you dream of writing and selling a book? Do you have special knowledge through your job, a hobby, or a life experience that can help someone else? Would you like to learn how to earn residual income from Kindle publishing?  If you have a great story to tell, the Kindle could be a fantastic way to get started in the dynamically changing world of publishing.

Learn how to develop your Kindle book, how to create and design great titles and covers, how to set up your Kindle account and upload your book, the critical element called editing, and hear how Ben Hale earns a full-time living writing his Kindle books! An open question and answer session with the speakers will follow the sessions.

Bonus! Enjoy a special session with Professor Leonard Birdsong about his eight Kindle books published in the last eight months.

Registration for the Kindle Publishing Seminar can be done online at www.KindlePublishingSeminar.com or at the door Saturday, May 3rd. The fee for this seminar is $50.00.

The best part about publishing an ebook on the Amazon Kindle: It’s FREE!  Are you ready to publish an ebook this year? See you at the Kindle Publishing Seminar.

For more information go to www.KindlePublishingSeminar.com or email Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com.


 

Other writer events:

UCF Book Festival – CFE Arena on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free admission, free parking, and open to the public.  http://education.ucf.edu/bookfest/schedule.cfm.  

Rik Feeney’s Basic Book Marketing talk will be held at the Winter Park Library on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.. The talk is free and open to the public. Contact: Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com. Winter Park Library, 460 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 (407-623-3300).

Ben Hale talks on Why Publish Now? at the Winter Park Library on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. Contact Ben Hale at authorben@hotmail.com. Winter Park Library, 460 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 (407-623-3300).

How to Publish a Children’s Book Workshop will be offered by Jane R. Wood and Frances Keiser of Get Book Savvy on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in the Event Hall at the Fair Trade Café, 4882 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast, FL 32164. The fee is $59. Register at www.getbooksavvy.com, or call Jane Wood at 904-268-9572.

3rd Annual Writer’s Nest Mini-Conference, April 26, 2014 at the Hilton Orlando / Altamonte Springs, 350 S. Northlake Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. http://floridawriters.net/uploads/2014_04_26_Writers_Nest_MC_Flier_color.pdf

On Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m., publishing experts Rik Feeney and Ben Hale will show any writer how they can publish successful ebooks on the Amazon Kindle and make money at it. The Kindle Publishing Seminar will take place at the Winter Park Library, 460 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 (407-623-3300). The fee for this seminar is $50.00. www.KindlePublishingSeminar.com.

Nancy Quatrano presents, Write it Right-Write it Tight, an interactive discussion about writing with power at the FWA meeting on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Nancy discusses how to choose powerful words, powering up pitches, blurbs and hooks, and grabbing the reader’s attention. Bring an opening hook, a pitch or draft letter to an editor or agent with you for feedback. The talk is free and open to the public. Contact: Rik Feeney at usabookcoach@gmail.com.  


 

Directions to Orlando FWA Meeting 

The University Club of Winter Park, 841 N. Park Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789

From I-4 East or West, take the Lee Road exit and head East toward the Atlantic Ocean. Lee Road will dead end at 17-92 (Orlando Ave.) where you will make a right turn, then get immediately into the left turn lane to make a left on Webster (as you turn a Borders book store will be on your right). Follow Webster through a light at Denning, then another light at the railroad tracks, then you will come to a stop sign, actually stop, then before the next stop sign (which is Park Ave) you will turn left into the University Club. Go up the ramp to the side door, then keep going to your left inside to the library where we hold the meeting.

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