The Author Encounter Presents: Traditional Publishing Day!

October 14 &15 | Houston, tx

 Each year, The Author Encounter Hosts Indie Author Day. An event celebrating independent authors around the world. Libraries, communities and people in all aspects of publishing come together for education, networking and so much more. This year we want to add to the celebration by having a Traditional publishing Day! We will be exploring resources for authors, query letters problems, and independent bookstores needs from authors.

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.

   Traditional Publishing Day  Schedule

October 14, 2022

Central Time Zone

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6:00 pm
Live 

With Bethany Averie

In-depth, friendly interview with Alison Weiss Acquisitions Editor, Pixel+Ink at Trustbridge Global Media
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TBA
Live

Tom Phillps

 

 

A workshop with Tom Phillips works a script writing for a major studio by day and is the author of middle-grade fiction by night. Come join him in the query trenches!

10/14/22
TBA
Replay

Bookstore panel

This panel seeks to explore how independent bookstores make their selections, best ways to approach them and what they feel sells best.Join us for an in-depth talk with Blue Willow Bookshop, Katy Budget Books and Gulfcoast Comicbook store.

 

10/14/22
TBA

We are meeting new people in the industry everyday so we have this spot open just in case more great content becomes available to you.

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Behind The Page: industry interviews with Bethany Averie

Alison has been in publishing for more than ten years. She’s currently acquisitions editor at Pixel+Ink (part of Trustbridge Global Media), a publisher focused exclusively on series publishing with transmedia potential. In 2016 she was named a Publishers Weekly Star Watch Honoree.

 

 

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A workshop with Tom Phillips

Dive into the query trenches with Tom Phillips a Writer/Illustrator who has recently signed with Pixel + Ink for his middle-grade series Curious League of Detectives and Thieves (released June 2022). He is currently working as a script doctor and film/tv crime consultant in Los Angeles. He has had a long career as a Special Effects Artist, Editor, Animator, and Post Production Supervisor for clients such as Reading Rainbow (RRKidz), HBO, Disney, ABC, and many more.

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Bookstore Panel Discussion

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.

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

 

Don’t Miss

Indie Author Day!

November 4-5, 2022

 

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The Author Encounter

Bringing Fans and Authors Together

Each year, The Author Encounter Host Indie Author Day. An event celebrating independent authors around the world. Libraries, communities and people in all aspects of publishing come together for education, networking and so much more. This year we have added more interactive workshops and panel dicussions.

Missed last year’s sessions, that’s okay you can watch all the fun on The Author Encounter Youtube channel.

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