The Author Encounter Presents: Traditional Publishing Day!

October 14 | Houston, tx

Traditional Publishing Day is a celebration and opportunity to explore, educate and share the traditional paths and methods in publishing. Each year The Author Encounter seeks to bring together a variety of publishing industry professionals currently working and thriving in the traditional paths to publication so that we can learn and grow together.

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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

6:00 pm

With Bethany Averie

In-depth, friendly interview with Alison Weiss Acquisitions Editor, Pixel+Ink at Trustbridge Global Media
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Tom Phillps, Ann Rose, and Alison Weiss



A panel style discussion about working relationships between authors , editors and agents.


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.



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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Panel Style Discussion

A panel style discussion about working relationships between authors , editors and agents featuring Ann Rose who currently works as a literary agent for Prospect Agency located in New York. Included in her client list is debut author Tom Phillps , who’s newest release was publish by Pixel and Ink under the direction of Alison Weiss.

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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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Indie Author Day!

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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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