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CAPA University Writing, Publishing & Marketing Conference

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CAPA University Writing, Publishing & Marketing Conference

Time: May 9, 2015 all day
Location: Hartford Steam Boiler Conference Center
Street: One State Street (entrance on Columbus)
City/Town: Hartford
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Phone: Steve at (203) 881-1549
Event Type: writers, conference
Organized By: Peggy Gaffney
Latest Activity: Apr 8, 2015

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Event Description

    On Saturday, May 9, at the Hartford Steam Boiler Conference Center in Hartford, there will be a gathering of amazing talent on the subjects of writing, publishing and marketing. The day includes:

  • Breakfast
  • Keynote speech by Hank Phillippi Ryan best selling author who has won almost every prize around including Library Journal's top book for 2014, and 32 Emmys for investigative journalism.
  • A free for all session where you can ask any of the agents brought in to listen to your pitches any question you want about getting your book published.
  • Five morning sessions covering *Picture Books *Young Adult* Outlining for Authors* Editors Panel *How to  get your books into libraries, bookstores, and specialty stores.
  • Luncheon

  • The Writers Idol Competition (a chance to get the first page of your writing judged by agents anonymously.

  • Five Early Afternoon Sessions covering: *Speculative Fiction *Writing a Mystery Series or two or three, *Life Support for Writers…Money, Money, Money *Preparing books to work both as print *E-books and Social Media and Traditional Book Marketing, for
    Mainstream and Self-Published Authors

  •  Afternoon Break

  • Late Afternoon Sessions covering: *Memoir *The First Five Pages *Scrivener software Inspiration to Publication *The Different Approaches to Publishing Your Book *Seven Simple Things You Can Do to Market Your Books Online

  • PLUS: 10 minute one-on-one sessions with agents throughout the day
  • The raffle for prizes












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