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What is it?
TalkBooks is a book club that selects books written by SBW members for its monthly group reads.

How do I sign up?
TalkBooks invites published authors as well as writers working toward publishing to join. Please email [masked] to be added to the membership list for events and updates!

When and where are the meetings?
TalkBooks will meet at 7 pm on the last Wednesday of each month at SBW member Marjorie Johnson's home. For address, email: [masked]

What is the purpose of TalkBooks?
TalkBooks will feature a different SBW member book each month. In addition to reading and discussing each other’s published work, the group's book club format offers exciting opportunities and promotional benefits.

Members will have access to other authors for book signings and live Q&A sessions. Those who enjoyed the monthly reads are encouraged to tell others about them, both locally and online. The group will have a presence on where members can discuss books online as they read along.

Many authors have blogs and social media sites in need of something to share and talk about. TalkBooks will help get that conversation going! There are also plans to get local libraries and bookstores involved. Sharing leads to more sharing, as well as book buzz among readers that an author may never reach alone.

Are members required to purchase and read the featured book every month?
No. The monthly selection is not required reading, but is optional for those who are interested in the book. Authors, who have control over their pricing, may choose to drop the price of the book or offer complimentary copies to members who wish to be active, but who may not have the resources to buy every book. Fortunately, many digital editions cost less than a fancy drink at Starbucks, and have a much longer shelf life.

Why is the group important for SBW member authors?
An undiscovered book can't be loved or promoted. Let's share our stories with one another! Please contact [masked] or chess@chessdesalls for more information.

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