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What People Are Saying . . .

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

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

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

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

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

CIPA EVVY Awards Testimonial

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I was extremely excited to be invited to take part in this competition, with this as my first publication it was unexpected. Now that I have been made an award winner my excitement is swallowed up in humility. I want to thank Outskirts Press, the CIPA staff and judges for seeing something in my work I didn’t.

Ron Preston
Africa: The Legacy of Civilization

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

2016 CIPA EVVY Awards

UPCOMING EVENTS

Brainstorm Sessions

Oct
17
Mon
2016
5:30 pm Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Oct 17 @ 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
Nov
21
Mon
2016
5:30 pm Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Nov 21 @ 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
Apr
17
Mon
2017
5:30 pm Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Apr 17 @ 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

Main Events

Oct
6
Thu
2016
all-day CIPA Booth – Showcase at Mountai... @ The Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
CIPA Booth – Showcase at Mountai... @ The Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
CIPA Booth - Showcase at Mountains and Plains Fall Discovery Show @ The Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel | Denver | Colorado | United States
Fantastic CIPA member’s only opportunity: Mountains and Plains Fall Discovery Show Would you like to get your book in front of 250 booksellers and 150 publishers, exhibitors, sidelines companies, and sales reps? For the 2nd second consecutive year, CIPA members can register with us to have their book showcased at the CIPA booth on October
Oct
15
Sat
2016
8:00 am Monthly Meeting @ Church of Scientology
Monthly Meeting @ Church of Scientology
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ Church of Scientology | Denver | Colorado | United States
Topic TBD. See the event’s calendar for the current program. PLEASE NOTE: By attending our meetings, you also acknowledge you are aware that photos are taken and live video is in process, during which your image and/or voice may be recorded for use in educational and/or promotional purposes for Colorado Independent Publishers Association in print,
Oct
17
Mon
2016
5:30 pm Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Brainstorm Session @ BookBar
Oct 17 @ 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

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