January 2020 President’s Letter By Robert Schram Focusing the Power of Your Intentions! “To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.” –Rudolf Steiner Now that the holidays are quickly becoming a distant glimmer, we can focus the power of our intentions
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 to
Saturday, February 15th, 2020 – Your Publishing Journey – Next Stop Distributors & Wholesalers presented by Melissa Serdinsky YOUR PUBLISHING JOURNEY- NEXT STOP DISTRIBUTORS AND WHOLESALERS: Melissa Serdinsky, a seasoned publishing industry professional will share information on how best to sell your books through distributors and wholesalers who have access to and relationships with bookstores and other retail businesses.
Route 36: Ohio to Colorado Allan Ferguson, author of Route 36: Ohio to Colorado—America’s Heartland Highway, has teamed with CIPA web designer Veronica Yager to launch a site touting the towns and attractions along the historic highway. Ferguson was on a 3-week book tour up and down the highway in October, speaking at service clubs,
February 2020 President’s Letter By Robert Schram Creating Something That Will Live Forever! “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365- page book. Write a good one.” –Brad Paisley I feel invigorated at this time of year, especially after a brisk walk or shoveling snow. What better time to get those creative juices
Saturday, September 21st Ingrid Pyka will be presenting – Independent Publishing Beginner to Best-Seller: What’s Next for YOU? When indie authors and publishers wear so many hats, it becomes more challenging to keep up with the fast track of our industry. We struggle with overwhelming priorities and question how to withstand and push through