The Author Encounter Presents: Indie Author Day!

Nov 12-13, 2021 | Houston, tx

Each year, libraries and organizations around the world welcome indie authors, writers, and their communities in for a day of education, networking, mingling, writing, open mics, panels, and so much more! The Event is free, but rsvp is required. Scroll Down For More Information

 

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About

The Author Encounter

The Author Encounter (TAE) is a unique author promotion community created to promote, assist, and support authors and publishing professionals in reaching their career goals. The Author Encounter hosts, promotes, and organizes events for both individuals and agencies in the publishing and related industries. TAE also provides one-of-kind opportunities and tools to authors and publishing industry professionals to network and grow in the publishing industry. For more information about us follow our Get To Know Us series on our blog.

Indie Author Day  Schedule

November 12-13,2021

 All times listed are in Central Standard Time

11/12/2021
4:00 pm

 

Live

Pinterest in 2021

Pinterest in 2021, is an interactive workshop for authors and publishing industry professionals. Exploring and Mastering Pinterest on your own can be difficult. Nan Jenkins offers fact base advice and  professional thoughts on how to get the most out of your Pinterest account in 2021.

11/12/21
6:oopm

 

Live

Influencer Panel

Influencer Panel Discussion is a meeting style session for authors and publishing industry professions to get to know influencers in book communities. These Influencers have been working within different book communities for years. They are in a unique position to share their knowledge and experience with authors.

11/12/21
11:00 am
Live

Author Panel

 Collette Cameron, Syrie James, Belle Ami, Adam Holt are 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.

11/13/21
2:00 PM

 

Live

Technical SEO for Authors Workshop

 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.

11/13/21
4:00 PM
Live

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.

Panel Members and Workshop Host

Collette Cameron

Collette Cameron

USA Today Bestselling Author

Tamara Cribley

Tamara Cribley

Professional Book Formatting

Cynthia Bujnicki

Cynthia Bujnicki

Author of Eclipsing Trilogy and Owner of CynsWorkshop.com

Syrie James

Syrie James

Author

Stacy Juba

Stacy Juba

Fiction Author, Freelance Editor, and Founder of Shortcuts for Writers

Kait Goodwin

Kait Goodwin

YA Book Blogger at Kait Plus Books

Belle Ami

Belle Ami

Author

Deb Ewing

Deb Ewing

Freelance Editor

Want to Work or collaborate with us?
Adam Holt

Adam Holt

Author | Teacher | Crowdfunding Consultant

Doc Sheldon

Doc Sheldon

Technical SEO

Shay Baby

Shay Baby

Influencer

Overview

 Indie Author Day is a time to celebrate and explore the independent path an author could take to publish and grow their author’s career. We hope with this event to answer questions and guide you on your author career path. This event includes live workshops and panels with experienced publishing industry professionals. 

Pinterest in 2021 For Authors

The Goals of Pinterest in 2021 is to explore and discuss the recent changes to the Pinterest  algorithm and how they affect an author’s account on Pinterest. Pinterest is a powerful platform that can help build awareness, community, and traffic for an author’s brand. This workshop seeks to answer questions and guide authors and other publishing professionals in how to fully utilize the platform.

 

Influencer Panel Discussion

The purpose of this panel is to discuss and explore editing and formatting for Indie authors. As an indie author the editing and formatting are up to you. This panel discussion will offer options, resources and advice from professionals.

Author Panel

This panel will talk with Independently published Authors. The path of the independently published author is a journey many have chosen. Is it the path for you? This panel seeks to discuss the experiences of being your own publisher, the tools and resources needed to self-publish, and the overall process for independent publishing.

 

Technical SEO For Authors

The purpose of this workshop is to explore and discuss SEO and how it pertains to authors. Good SEO practices can bring traffic to your website and create fans from people looking for books and authors like you. In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of SEO and how to apply it to your website.

Editing and Formatting Panel Discussion

The purpose of this panel is to discuss and explore editing and formatting for Indie authors. As an indie author the editing and formatting are up to you. This panel discussion will offer options, resources and advice from professionals.

Where’s It happening?

The Author Encounter website www.theauthorencounter.com

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This Event is Free, But There’s Only Room for 100!

 

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