The second annual Self-Publishers Online Conference (SPOC) gives entrepreneurial writers, authors, and publishers the opportunity to learn from experts in book publishing from the convenience of their own office. At SPOC, everyone is encouraged to “Live Long and Publish!” This three-day virtual event features expert speakers on May 12, 13, and 14, 2010. Authors and […]
SPAWNews Newsletter – April 2010
– President’s Letter from Susan Daffron
– Editor’s Note from Sandra Murphy
– Market Update by Patricia Fry
– Book Doctor by Bobbie Christmas
– Member News
– Word Usage by Bonnie Myhrum
– Book review by Patricia Fry—The Power of Memoir, How to Write Your Healing Story By Linda Joy Myers, Ph.D.
– How to Turn a Book into a Play by Sandra Jones Cropsey
– Art in a Slow Economy by Susan Alcott Jardine
– Tapping Your Innate Creativity by Barbara Florio Graham
SPAWN President Susan Daffron and her husband James Byrd are offering a writing retreat for non-fiction book authors this fall (September 24-29). Initial information on the reatreat is available here:
Cabin in the Woods Writing Retreat – http://leiurl.com/?retreat
The Al Blanchard Award is given at New England Crime Bake, which is held every November in the Boston area. The award is given for a crime story by a New England author or, if you are not from New England, for a crime story with a New England setting.
On April 22 at 1 pm Pacific time, we will have a SPAWN member teleseminar with Ron “Hobie” Hobart from Dunn+Associates Design for Authors, Speakers, and Experts. The title is: You Have 10 Seconds to Sell Your Book! Use the Power of Your Book Cover To Launch Your Business Empire