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Skill Building for Memoir Authors: NAMW Member Teleseminar

December 14, 2012


For many authors, finding endorsers and writing the dreaded query letter can be daunting, but as independent authors and writers, it’s a skill we need to have. It’s not too soon to start building your list of potential endorsers. Join us at this workshop with publicist Stephanie Barko to learn more about how, when, and who to contact to get some major buzz going about your book. 

A book endorsement is a sentence or two from a VIP, author, or key influencer that helps acquire new readers. High level endorsements have the potential to increase the value of your brand and borrow others’ audiences while providing an early positive and independent assessment of your material.

In this teleseminar we will explore:

• What endorsements can do for your book

• When to request endorsements

• Who to target as endorsers

• How to request endorsements

Keep your notebook or computer handy so you can take notes on this important topic!

About our Presenter

Stephanie Barko has acquired book endorsements from such bestselling authors as Douglas Brinkley, Khaled Hosseini and Mavis Leno. Stephanie promotes nonfiction & historical fiction for traditional publishers and their authors, small presses, and independently published writers.

Ms. Barko was invited into the publishing industry after many years in high tech marketing, and has presented on book marketing & publicity at agents and editors conferences throughout the Southwest. Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist was voted Best Book Promotion Service by Preditors & Editors Readers Poll in 2011.  Connect with Stephanie on LinkedIn to download her published features on book marketing or follow her on Twitter for quick tips.

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