August 2018 Member News

A request from Cathy Spader: Fiction writers event! CIPA is participating again at MileHiCon, October 19-21. This literary convention is for lovers and authors of SF/F and speculative fiction, including horror, mystery, supernatural fiction, romantic suspense, and thrillers. The con features authors, artists, speakers, performers and loads of fun and educational programming on writing craft

The Secrets to Success: Navigating the Tattered Cover’s New Program for Independent Authors

The Secrets to Success: Navigating the Tattered Cover’s New Program for Independent Authors By Madeleine Dodge, BlueInk Review It’s a familiar scenario: A bookstore accepts a self-published book on consignment, only to exile it to a shelf for “Independent Local Authors” in the farthest corner of the store where even the dust bunnies won’t give

June 2018 Signature Edition

June 2018 Signature Contents President’s Letter: A note from Alexandra O’Connell, CIPA’s president CIPA Signature: E-Book Layout and Distribution by Dawn Clark Gaining Exposure for Your Book by Graham Publishing Group CIPA Member News: Three great reviews for The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special by author Sunny Weber. Sunny Weber’s newest

June 2018 Member News

Three great reviews for The Dog at the Gate: How a Throwaway Dog Becomes Special by Sunny Weber. Kirkus Recommended Review “Movingly conveys a resonant message of empathy for mistreated and abandoned animals” Five Star from Readers’ Favorite for Barnes & Noble Bookstores “an addictive and emotional adventure. . .I highly recommend it” Blue Ink