Membership

Our Members

We’re a diverse community of readers and writers across multiple genres that want to connect with and experience the books they love. Why just read a book when you can actually meet authors and other people who love it too?

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Writers

  • Author Member is a 3-step process
  • Step one: Fill out the online application
  • Step two: SEO Audit (only front-end)
  • Step three: Interview
  • Get a chance for more visibility
  • Get featured depending on which Experiences and Encounters they participate in
  • Get early information on upcoming opportunities for promotion and professional development
  • Discounts on services provided through us
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Readers

  • Fill out the online application
  • Membership fee is $20 yearly
  •  Get early access to Experiences and Encounters
  • Members get discount on charged events
  • Get a 10% off coupon to use for ONE event* after attending an event at full price
  • Get notified of any future benefits
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Venders

  • Fill out the online application
  • Discount on charged events
  • Get SEO benefits
  • Professional Networking and Development
  • Promotion opportunities for your clients
  •  PROMOTE to target audience
  • Get early access
  • Discount on services provided through us

Membership Questions

FAQ

 

 

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Why do I have to fill out an application?(Authors)

The application is for in house use only. We do not share or sell your information. Mostly, we use the information for creating visibility for you as an author.

Why do I have to fill out an application?(Readers)

The application is for in house use only. We do not share or sell your information. Mostly, we use the information for communication and planning events.

Why do I have to fill out an application?(Supporters)

The information from the application is for in house use only. We do not share or sell your information. Mostly, we use the information for communication and helping with promotion.

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Do I have to attend an Event?

Yes, is the quick answer. Our goal is to increase your visibility. Hosting small unique events is how we do that. If you do not want to be featured, then please join as a Supporter.

What does my $20 membership fee do?

We use the membership fee to cover office and event costs. We also use it to introduce you to our authors’ works.

Who are the supporters?

Supports are Publishers, books stores, agents, editors, screenwriters, etc. Our primary goal is to create unique events and experience for book fans. Any small business that can support that is welcome to join.

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What SEO benefits?

We offer basic SEO benefits through our community blog and book directory. (still building)

Do I get early Access?

All Members get early access to events. They also get a say in the type of events we have. We have member information in our Newsletter to allow members full participation.

Why Join?

As an independent, (Artisans) or (small publisher/bookstore) it’s really hard to afford most conferences. If you go, the visibility isn’t always worth it. Our goal is to provide a small intimate setting to showcase not just our Authors but industry professionals too.