Authors nationwide set to covene at Schomberg Center for Self-Published Symposium

From: PA Public Relations Company
Published: Tue Nov 01 2005

Harlem, New York - Authors nationwide set to covene at.Schomberg Center for Self-Published Symposium

Harlem, New York - The Self-Publishing Symposium: Strategies for Success," will be presented at Schomberg Center in NYC March 2006

The Symposium will cater specifically to the needs of today's independent and self-published community, this symposium will offer an unprecedented opportunity for attendees to obtain the necessary tools for operating and building successful literary enterprises.

Topics include:

Learn... Business strategies that will help make your publishing enterprise more successful
Network... With experts and peers from across the industry and make valuable connections
Grow... Your business when you apply what you have learned here and work your new connections

Black Issues Book Review will accept titles from event attendees to be reviewed for a feature layout in the Self-Publishing section of the magazine. Registrants are also eligible to receive a 1-year subscription to Black Issue Book Review for only$10.

8:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast & Registration
8:30 am - 9:00 am Welcome Address
9:00 am - 10:00 am Keynote - Vickie Stringer - How to Succeed in the Publishing Game
10:00 am - 10:45 am Session I - To Sell or Not To Sell
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 11:45 am Session II - Distribute And Get Paid
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Session III - Rising Above the Masses (Marketing,Promotions & Publicity
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Awards Luncheon
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Session IV - Targeted Success by Market
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Session V - Access to Capital & Smart Money Management (Small Business Administration)
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Panel Discussion - Hot Button Topics Led by Vickie
Stringer 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Reception

S'Indie Awards
Submit your title for the first annual S'Indie Awards (Self/Independent Publisher Awards) at the Self-Publishing Symposium. The purpose of the awards is to provide additional exposure to the works by African-American independent and self-publishers and authors and to honor their contribution to the market. Decisions will be based on literary excellence, quality, production and originality in the following categories:

Best Poetic Collection
Best Anthology
Best Fiction
Best Non-fiction
Best Spiritual/Inspirational
Best Cover Design
Best Children's Work
Trailblazer Award - recognizing a publisher for significant contributions and accomplishments in the independent publishing arena

For submissions, send two copies the work to be entered along with a brief synopsis, author bio, and category of choice. To qualify for the Trailblazer award, please submit publisher/author bio and outline of notable contributions and accomplishments. Example (number of books in print, awards received, special reviews or other recognition)

Resource Directory
Publishers, agents, publicists, editors, designers and other industry professionals should attend the Self-Published Authors Symposium! Attendess may Advertise and list their company information in the Self-Publishing Symposium Resource Directory! Call (516) 642-5976 for rates and information.

Who Should Attend
Whether you're a seasoned independent or self publisher or an author on the path to self-publishing, this symposium is for you!

When and Where
March 26, 2006
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037

Registration fee $150.00

For easy online registration and payment options send your payment via PayPal.

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