Upcoming Writer’s Events – October 2014

Digital Publishing with Kindle: How to Create a Successful eBook !

Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Winter Park Library. (This seminar is free and open to the public.)

Is there a book inside you? If you can help someone solve a problem, relieve a pain, or provide a solution to get ahead – you’ve got a book ready to be published! That goes for fiction writers too. 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. You will learn:

• Determining your Topic and Developing your Content.
• Titles, Covers, and Marketing Descriptions
• Layout, Pricing, Uploading and Publishing your Kindle Book.
• Key Marketing Techniques for Bestseller Success!

Attendees get a free copy of Rik Feeney’s “Writing Books for Fun, Fame and Fortune”.

Register online at www.KindlePublishingSeminar.com or arrive by 11:15 a.m. to register at the door. The Winter Park Library is located at 460 E. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789. (407-623-3300)


New Smyrna Beach Book Festival October 4 & 5!

The New Smyrna Beach Book Festival will take place October 4th and October 5th beachside. The festival features over a dozen authors representing seven states and multiple Florida Book Award winners. (The festival is free and open to the public.)

Author sessions begin at 11:00am on both Saturday and Sunday taking place at The Islander Beach Resort on Atlantic Avenue. Sessions will include author instructions, book sales, book signings and presentations on such topics as inspiration for the book, description of plot and characters, dialog readings as well as questions and answers. In addition to selling the featured books at the session, all of the Festival’s books will be for sale at the Festival Book Store at Islander Beach Resort both days of the festival.

The Festival also offers two free Writers Workshop Panel Discussions Saturday at 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm. The panel discussions will focus on a variety of topics, from plot and character development to advice to aspiring writers on getting published, and more.

This year’s New Smyrna Beach Book Festival also offers a special Children’s Book component, which runs concurrently to the traditional festival, taking place on Saturday, October 4th on the pool deck at The Islander Beach Resort.

On Saturday night of the festival, a special happy hour social meet-and-greet will take place with all of the authors in attendance in a casual setting at Toni & Joe’s located at 309 Buenos Aires St, NSB. Festival attendees are encouraged to go and have the chance to mingle with the authors. The festival sessions during the day will feature opportunities to win beverage tickets to the social that night.

The New Smyrna Beach Book Festival is part of Fall Beach Weeks in New Smyrna Beach –40 days of festivals in nine weeks from September 26th through November 29th. The campaign is designed to showcase New Smyrna Beach during autumn and increase its appeal as an off-season vacation destination. For more festival information and special Beach Weeks/Book Festival accommodations call the New Smyrna Beach Visitors Center at 1-800-541-9621.

The Islander Beach Resort is located at 1601 South Atlantic Avenue.

For a detailed schedule that includes book descriptions and author mini-biographies go to BeachWeeks.com and click the NSB Book Festival prompt or Text “AUTHOR” to 40691 for a detailed schedule on your smart phone.


Stars of Florida Writers discover the limelight at the

2014 Florida Writers Annual Conference

October 23 – 26, 2014

Register online at: www.floridawriters.net

The conference takes place at the:

Orlando Marriott – Lake Mary
1501 International Parkway
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Download the 2014 Annual Conference Workshop Schedule at: http://bit.ly/1ynUpav


September 23, 2014. Tags: , , . Announcements.

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