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|Nathan M. R.||
WRITER'S CONFERENCES AND LITERARY FESTIVALS ARE ESSENTIAL TO YOUR DEVELOPMENT AS A WRITER!!!
1. Start now - attending local writer's conferences and festivals before you publish. These forums help you develop as a writer. They connect you with other writers, published authors and industry professionals.
2. Some registration fees can be high, but you cannot afford "NOT" to make this investment. Consider it a cost of doing business and development. Make it a part the budget in your overall business plan. Write it off as a deductible on your tax return.
3. Once you are published, you should get more involved in conferences and festivals by purchasing table / booth space at those events to help market and sell your book.
4. Make sure the conferences / festivals where you buy table / booth space, have a proven track record. You don't want to pay for space at an event, where there are more authors attending the event than readers.
5. Seek continuous development! Booth space is not cheap and not the most effective way to market your title or maximize your earning potential. Develop a literary resume that will attract conference planning committees to invite you as a panelist, workshop facilitator or featured author.
Recent photo from 2012 Paul D. Camp Community College Literary Festival: Pictured left to right are Ronette Jacobs - Englsih Intsr PDCCC, Toni Reguerio - Dark Fantasy Author & Prof Eng ODU, Brenda Hudges Andrews - Poet/Author/Editor The New Journal & Guide, Nathan Richardson - Festival Host/Panel Moderator, Reginald Johns - Poet/Teacher, Don Roberts Poet/Author/News Anchor WAVY 10, Paul Cocno - Storyteller/Dean of PDCCC, (Not pictured Harriette Arrington - Storyteller/Provost PDCCC Suffolk Campus)
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Edited by Nathan M. Richardson on May 23, 2012 3:44 PM