About Authors March Forward

Authors March Forward is part of The Author Encounter’ professional development series. It is a day comprising three online experiences to help authors move forward in their careers.

  • A workshop to help achieve a positive mindset.
  • A panel discussion with industry professionals
  • A watch party to highlight one of our supporter members and get to know The Author Encounter.
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New Year, New Mindset

It’s not too late! A change in mindset this year could be all that holding your author career back. Join for a workshop that includes discussion designed to make you think and forward in 2021 with hope and support.

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A Panel Discussion

Join us for a professional discussion between Editors and Agents. Learn from experience professionals that can help you move your author career in the direction you want to it to go.

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Watch party

Founders of The Author Encounter will watch an episode of The Brown Book Series. Join the ladies for an entertaining and interactive experience. Chat with them live and get your questions about The Author Encounter answer.

Featured Talks & Speakers

D.C. Gomez will host New Year, New Mindset, a workshop about the Harder parts of an author’s career. Follow by An E&A Experience with Editors Stacy Juba and Deb Ewing, and Literary Agents Hannah VanVels and Ann Rose. Bethany Averie and Nan Jenkins Founders of The Author Encounter will host the watch party.

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D.C. Gomez


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Stacy Juba


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Deb Ewing


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Ann Rose

Literary Agent

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Hannah VanVels

Literary Agent

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Author Panel

Author Panel

Syrie James, Belle Ami, Collette Cameron, Adam Holt are Indie authors. They have gone through the process of self- publishing and working with KDP and other publishing platforms. During this panel discussion,they will share their knowledge and experience of the independent path with you.

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Editing and Formatting Panel Discussion

Stacy Juba, Deb Ewing,Tamara Cribley are professionals working in the publishing industry. They work with writers and authors of all types to help them produce a professional published book. In this panel, they will share their knowledge and experience.

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Technical SEO For Authors

SEO for Authors is a workshop for authors and publishing industry professionals. Understanding and utilizing SEO on your own can seem complex and difficult. Doc Sheldon offers straightforward, fact-based advice and his professional thoughts on how to best use SEO in 2021 for your author website.

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Register Now!

This is a free day of career building fun! Registration is required to attend and space is limited to 100 people, so get your tickets today!

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