FROM INDIE AUTHOR TO AUTHORPRENEUR is professionalizing the craft of writing right for you?

By Bree Weber, The Book Octopus For the past few weeks, our inboxes, timelines, and twitter feeds have been filled with year-end reviews and predictions for the new year. As I read through these articles, I noticed a pattern pointing to an old idea dressed up in new buzzwords. Authorpreneur, Professionalization, Career Author – whatever…

Attention CIPA Associate Members – Mile High Writers Guide Resource Directory

The long awaited Mile High Writers Guide (Resource Directory) is well underway. They are looking for a few more listings to add of service providers for writers. This can include editors, coaches, illustrators, printers, photographers, designers, education, bookstores, audio help, and other assistance! Send the following info: Name Type of Service Address (optional) Website Email Phone (optional)…

Save the Date for MPIBA’s Fall Discovery Show 2016

Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association is hosting a “Fall Discovery Show 2016”. CIPA will have a table at their annual trade show – visited by book buyers WORLDWIDE! We’ll send details soon on how you can attend the event with CIPA and feature your book! This will be a perk available to current CIPA members…

CIPA Author Spotlight: Barbara Ziek Crowdfunds Her Way to Publishing Success

CIPA Author Spotlight: Barbara Ziek Crowdfunds Her Way to Publishing Success  By Leslie Miller In anticipation of CIPA’s January meeting on Crowdfunding, we’re casting our author spotlight on Barbara Ziek, author of Zadie and Plain Vanilla, the Rainbow Alpaca. Barbara used a Kickstarter Campaign to crowdfund the money to publish this book, to great success.…