Dr Book Promo: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Dr Book Promo: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet

The publishing world has changed. Authors are being asked to do more promotion for their books than ever before. Yet most writers are more introvert than self-promoter. Readings and signings can accomplish only so much. To promote your book, you must take the leap of faith into the Mother of All Black Holes–the Internet.

Students in this workshop will learn the basic stages of book promotion and develop a first draft of a marketing plan for their book. They will look at possible objectives a writer might have for various promotional activities. They will be exposed to, and interact with, many of the resources available to writers. Promotion plans can be developed for all budgets. Many resources are free; many are reasonable; some are costly. The workshop will consider all three types.

Gary Guinn, Ph.D. is retired from teaching writing and literature at John Brown University. His novel, A Late Flooding Thaw, was published by Moon Lake Publishing in 2005. His poetry and fiction have appeared in a variety of magazines, including The Midwest Poetry Review, Carve,  Gary Guinn, PhD in which his story was a finalist for the Raymond Carver Prize, The Bryant Literary Review, The Rockford Review, Elder Mountain: a Journal of Ozark Studies and The Arkansas Literary Review. His stories have also appeared in the anthologies Yonder Mountain, from the University of Arkansas Press, and Puzzles of Faith and Patterns of Doubt, from Editions Bibliotekos. He lives in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, with his wife, Mary Ann, and his lab mix, Seamus, and his Corgi mix, Peanut.

Event Location

Center for Nonprofits
1200 W. Walnut St.
Rogers, AR 72756

Event Fees:

Cost Per Person $ 25.00

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