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CIPA Is Where Books Get Published

Being A Member & Award Winner . . .

What People Are Saying . . .

CIPA all that it is and then some!

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The third Saturday of every month I am up before my alarm rings, in high spirits and in high gear headed toward my CIPA meeting. Thank you all the hard working board members that make CIPA all that it is and then some!
Sharon Thayer
Author, The Myth of Santa’s Beard
Author Member

CIPA helps and guides in many more ways than you think!

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When I first looked into publishing my book I found a publishing company that had a lot of different departments that could end up guiding me through the publishing process as I am new and don’t really know what I am doing. Then I found CIPA (Colorado Independent Publishers Association). I found guidance, training, more
Mary Yoakum
MaryYoakum.com

Energizing and Informative!

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I joined CIPA in 2015 because I wanted to learn as much about the art and trade of writing and publishing as I could. The monthly meetings are packed full of immediately useful information, and I leave feeling energized. The members and organizers believe in their mission to help others in our trade. I would
Laurel McHargue
Alpha Peak LLC

CIPA: An Invaluable Resource

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Having been a book design professional for over 30 years, being a member of CIPA has served as an invaluable resource in keeping current with publishing trends, finding collegial support, and expanding my capacities.
Robert L. Schram
Bookends Design
Associate

Appreciate all the support

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I truly appreciate all the support, advise and networking I have received through my membership in CIPA. CIPA has added power to my drive to publish these stories.
Allynn Riggs
TimberDark Publications, LLC
Author Member

Always Something Useful

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CIPA meetings & banquets are always enjoyable and educational. I don’t get to attend every meeting, but at each one I go to, I come away with information that I can put into practice. I always recommend CIPA to other authors I meet.
Cheryl Carpinello
Beyond Today Educator
Author

2016 CIPA EVVY Awards

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How To Enter:

Step 1: Purchase Your CIPA EVVY Entry & Categories

Step 2: Complete the Book Submission Entry Form

Step 3: Upload your book cover art & multi-media books

Deadlines:

February 18, 2016:  Entries are open for acceptance

May 21, 2016:  Last day to receive entries

August 1, 2016:  All finalists announced

August 20, 2016:  Awards Banquet & Ceremony

UPCOMING EVENTS

Brainstorm Sessions

May
23
Mon
2016
5:30 pm Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Brainstorm Session @ BookBar | Denver | Colorado | United States
A glass of wine, lots of books, and sharing ideas with your fellow CIPA members. What could be better? Join us for our monthly Brainstorming Sessions! Held the Monday after each monthly meeting, Brainstorming Sessions are smaller, more personal meetings. Small groups of members can get together to, brainstorm ideas for publishing & selling their

Monthly Meeting

May
21
Sat
2016
8:30 am Copyright: How to Protect Your W... @ Church of Scientology
Copyright: How to Protect Your W... @ Church of Scientology
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Copyright: How to Protect Your Writing and Yourself - Online and Off @ Church of Scientology | Denver | Colorado | United States
Copyright: How to Protect Your Writing and Yourself – Online and Off* Some things you just need to know about being compliant in the tangled world of copyrighting. As a writer, illustrator, social networker, editor, or publisher – copyright infringement is real! What protects you from someone else making money from your hard work? How
Sep
17
Sat
2016
8:00 am Monthly Meeting @ Church of Scientology
Monthly Meeting @ Church of Scientology
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ Church of Scientology | Denver | Colorado | United States
Topic TBD Agenda: 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Meet & Greet w/ Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – CIPA News & Introductions 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Keynote Presentation (details to be announced) & Networking Break 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m. – Round Table Sessions & Networking Break REGISTER HERE Note: CIPA has no affiliation

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