CIPA-ELF 2020 EVVY Awards Update The CIPA-ELF 2020 EVVY Awards closed May 30, and the entries are now being judged. Despite Covid-19 threatening to dampen enthusiasm, interest in the 26-year-old program remained strong. Judges are now reading and evaluating an impressive array of titles and subjects. Finalists will be announced in mid-August, and a
Press On! “Persistence and Determination Alone are Omnipotent” –Calvin Cooolidge With summer upon us, we are all busy making plans, albeit ever-changing in the context of Covid-19. CIPA is no exception. On July 9th, our new and returning Board members will be meeting (virtually) at our Board Forward, envisioning the upcoming publishing season for
This SATURDAY (May 16th, 2020) Join Us for Indie Publishing “Unmasked”: How Indie Publishers Survive and Thrive in our New World Reality. Register now as we have limited seats and they are going fast! CIPA’s MVP Panel (Mike, Veronica and Peter) will share what indie publishers need to do to market and sell their books during and after the
May 2020 President’s Letter By Robert Schram Navigating the Present and Looking Toward the Future “Necessity is the Mother of Invention” Every need or problem encourages our creative efforts. As we continue to hold virtual meetings, a silver lining has emerged, in that we have been able to include members and guests from
Corinne Brown – Denver-based author Corinne Joy Brown (Loose Cayuse Productions) is proud to announce that her first Middle-Grade book Finding Home, illustrated by co-writer and illustrator Ginny McDonald, has been named a Finalist in the 2019 Western Writers of America SPUR awards. It was also judged a Finalist in the international Book Excellence Awards.
This SATURDAY (April 18th, 2020) Join Us VIRTUALLY and Learn How to Market and Sell Indie Published books to Independent Bookstores Register now as we have limited seats and they are going fast! Indie to Indie: Marketing and Selling Indie Published Books to Independent Bookstores Heather Duncan, Executive Director of the Mountains and Plains Independent