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Our Mission

To bring together authors and readers in a unique, and intimate setting designed to give authors a chance to connect with their fans, and the fans (readers) the opportunity to spend time with their favorite authors, ask questions and be a part of the stories and worlds created by the authors.

Traditionally Published Author Panel

Lesley Livingston, Tom Philips and C.M. McGuire are traditionally published authors. They have gone through the process of querying for an agent and working with a traditional publisher. During this panel discussion,they will share their knowledge and experience of the traditional path with you.

Independent Bookstore Panel

BlueWillow Bookshop, Katy budget books and Gulfcoast Comics are locally owned and operated in Houston, Tx.These indepentant books stores have been selling traditional published books and independently published books for years. They are in a unique position to share their knowledge and experience of selling books with inspiring authors.

Quelling Your Query Conundrums

Quelling Your Query Conundrums is an interactive workshop for inspiring authors and writers. Reviewing and quelling problems with your query letters can be difficult on your own. Ann Rose offers expert advice and professional thoughts to help you put your best foot forward with every query letter.

Road Mapping For Your Author Career

Road Mapping For Your Author Career offers a look at resources, and options available to authors and publishing professionals. Shifting through the barrage of websites and tools can be difficult, and time consuming. Bethany Averie offers expert author to author options for resources and tools to help guide an inspiring author along their chosen career path.

Get to know Us Chris J. Hudson

The Get To Know Us series is a weekly series here on the author encounter blog. This series answers questions about us and talks about varied subjects of interest.

Interview with Ann Rose

An interview with Ann Rose, Author and literary agent with Prospect Agency.

Supporter Membership

Get to know The Author Encounter. Learn about the support level. The Support Membership is for publishing industry professional and relate fields.

The Author Encounter Speak

The Get To Know Us series covers a variety of topics. From what the founders think to what benefits the author encounter has to offer.

This week’s topic terminology. Here at The Author Encounter we have our own way of naming our events. So we thought a little article about The Author Encounter Speak would help everyone out.

Get To Know Us

The Get To Know Us series covers a variety of topics. From what the founders think to what benefits the author encounter has to offer.

Creating Book Lovers: 3 tips for raising book lovers

Creating Book Lovers is an online experience including authors Christine Francine, Stacy juba and Tracy Diane. The Authors will read from their books and talk about different methods for getting kids to fall in love with reading.

Our Events

You could have fun at our next event! The primary goal of The Author Encounter is to bring together authors and readers in a unique, and intimate setting designed for fun and inspiration! Thus fostering opportunities for fans(aka readers) to spend time with their favorite author and enjoy a theme inspired entertaining fun. Our events are open to authors, fans and vendors who love to read, shop, and inspire. 

 

Check out our upcoming events!