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
By Annalisa Parent, CEO of Date With the Muse One of the most common questions would-be authors ask me is: how long should my novel be? It’s an important consideration, as the length of a novel can either make or break you when it comes to selling books. Why? As an indie author, you’re competing
CIPA Member, Pam Feely Honored in Congressional Record Pam Feely, CPA, MBA, a long-time CIPA member and publisher of Campaign Finance Guides, LLC, where she authored A Candidate’s Guide to Campaign Finance in Colorado and co-authored A Penchant for Pensions, is also an active community volunteer, member of Kiwanis and serves on the Board of
Colorado Books and Art Festival – Saturday, March 16th, Arvada Center The Arvada Center and Regis University are partnering with the Tattered Cover Book Store to present the Colorado Book and Arts Festival, a one-day literary arts festival celebrating books, art and music for the whole family. The Arvada Center will be filled with award-winning
Why the Developmental Edit is One of the Hardest Things You’ll Ever Do By Alexandra O’Connell Friends, I’d like to address a difficult and emotional topic: the developmental edit. You’ve sent your manuscript off to your editor for developmental work. You’ve completed a draft! The world is a beautiful place, filled with hope. Rainbows, puppies,
Book Out of Print? By Joe McDaniel In recent months we have come across several authors whose book publishers have gone out of business, resulting in their book titles becoming no longer available in distribution. In some cases, authors have retained their publishing rights. It is important to know the terms of your publishing agreement.