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Jerry Fabyanic
Sisyphus Wins

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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.

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Chuck Renstrom, author of Do You See What I See?: High Altitude Evidence of the Worldwide Flood, is happy to share that as a result of the information he has received (and acted upon) from CIPA and its affiliates, his book sales have totaled nearly $2,000 dollars worth in the three weeks since it’s been… Read more “Thank you CIPA!”

Chuck Renstrom
ChuckRenstrom.com

CIPA Monthly Meetings Are Informative…

CIPA monthly meetings are informative – who knew editing comprises more than sentence structure? Or one of the fastest growth areas of publishing is audiobooks?

Pamela M. Feely, CPA, MBA
A Candidate's Guide to Campaign Finance in Colorado

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

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… Read more “CIPA helps and guides in many more ways than you think!”

Mary Yoakum
MaryYoakum.com

CIPA EVVY Awards Testimonial

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.… Read more “CIPA EVVY Awards Testimonial”

Ron Preston
Africa: The Legacy of Civilization

CIPA Monthly Meetings Are Informative…

CIPA monthly meetings are informative – who knew editing comprises more than sentence structure? Or one of the fastest growth areas of publishing is audiobooks?

Pamela M. Feely, CPA, MBA
A Candidate's Guide to Campaign Finance in Colorado

CIPA all that it is and then some!

the myth of santas beard sharon thayer

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
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“CIPA is to Indie-Published Authors what Sunshine is to Flowers”

CIPA is to Indie-Published Authors what Sunshine is to Flowers – the Nourishing Broadcaster of blooming achievements. I am so glad you are here… sponsoring the annual CIPA EVVY Contests, hosting the Award Banquets filled with anticipation and excitement, and nourishing the craft of writing in your educational meetings. Thank you, CIPA.

ANDREW CERONI
ANDREW CERONI, Author

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CIPA has changed my life! I had a memoir in progress, unfinished, and after joining CIPA I met people who helped me to self-publish my book and learn how to market it.

Dr. Janis Ruoff
Crashing Through Walls: A Memoir of One Family's Life After Traumatic Brain Injury

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Joe and Jan McDaniel
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I created the idea of my book, wrote the stories and found the ideal editor – however CIPA helped me build a team to take the book to market with a great book!

Thomas C. Wamsley
CODE 33: True California Cop Stories from the 1970s

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CIPA provides a wealth of knowledge that goes above and beyond the membership fee!

Barbara Stafford
Eclectic Entertaining Cookbooks

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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
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CIPA: An Invaluable Resource

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

Energizing and Informative!

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… Read more “Energizing and Informative!”

Laurel McHargue
Alpha Peak LLC

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Early Bird Rates End March 21st! The early bird rates for the 2020 CIPA EVVY Awards run through Saturday, March 21. Register today to take advantage of discounted fees. Technical Award categories are not eligible for discounts and registration for them opens Sunday, March 22. Remember to be eligible to enter a book in aRead more “Enter Your Book and Save!”

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CIPA EVVY Awards Registration Begins February 15, 2020

CIPA EVVY Registration Begins Feb. 15, 2020 Entries to the 2020 CIPA EVVY Awards may be submitted beginning February 15. The cutoff for early bird entries and reduced fees is March 21. The regular entry period runs through 5 p.m. April 30. To submit an entry please go to cipabooks.com/evvy-rules-guidelines/. Remember, you must be prepared toRead more “CIPA EVVY Awards Registration Begins February 15, 2020”

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Sat
2020
9:00 am April 2020 CIPA Monthly Meeting @ ONLINE
April 2020 CIPA Monthly Meeting @ ONLINE
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
April 2020 CIPA Monthly Meeting @ ONLINE
Following the directives of local officials and the CDC, our CIPA April 18th get together will be a virtual meeting. The meeting will be conducted on the Zoom Virtual Meeting platform. (We will NOT be having a physical, in-person meeting.) We have a limited number of Zoom seats available. We encourage early registration to ensureRead more "Home"
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16
Sat
2020
9:00 am May 2020 CIPA Meeting @ Church of Scientology
May 2020 CIPA Meeting @ Church of Scientology
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
May 2020 CIPA Meeting @ Church of Scientology
  May 16th, 2020 Meeting – Stephen Coonts, author of 17 New York Times bestsellers Please note the new meeting time – 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Also, note that breakfast will not be served, only beverages. From Takeoff to Landing on the NY Times Bestseller List: Author Stephen Coonts Shares His Successful Journey.  Read more "Home"

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