This course covers all the basics for authors either interested in traditional publishing or considering hiring a publicist on their own.
Instructor: Leslie D. Davis
“What does a book publicist do? What do they not do? What am *I* supposed to do?!”
Book Publicity 101 answers all these questions and more. This course covers all the basics for authors either interested in traditional publishing or considering hiring a publicist on their own. Topics include:
Sample book launch timeline
What a book publicist actually does
What a publicist needs from you
Best tips for a successful partnership
Radio, podcasts, & television
Soliciting quotes /blurbs/endorsements
Book launch parties, signings, & other events
Publicity angles for news & pop culture trends
Continued publicity months & years post-publication
How digital media intersect with marketing
And much more!
Bring your book or work in progress, and bring your questions. We’ve got a lot to cover!
$100 nonmembers, $64 members, $56 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
Parking is located behind the Indiana Art Center in Broad Ripple. The Indiana Writers Center is in the smaller building behind the IAC, not the main building.