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Saturday, April 30 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
8B: You're the Boss! Taking Control of your Book's Promotion Plan FILLING

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Whether your book is out with a large, traditional house, a smaller indie press, or through your own publishing efforts, it’s likely you’ll be involved in a large portion of its marketing and promotion. This may terrify or excite you. Either way, getting your book out there can be a major endeavor. In this session, we’ll look at how you as the author can take control of the process (or complement the work of a publicist). We’ll think creatively beyond the bookstore setting for readings and events, and discuss how to plan your own version of a book tour, how to use social media to make genuine connections, how and where to ask for help without feeling awkward, and how to keep it all organized and enjoyable.

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Anjali Duva

Anjali Mitter Duva is an Indian-American writer, dancer and educator raised in France. She is the author of Faint Promise of Rain, shortlisted for the 2016 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing and a 2015 Chaucer Award for Historical Fiction, and she was a finalist for 2018... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm EDT
Beacon Hill Room