Bay Area Publishing Institute

The Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA) welcomes writers, authors, editors and publishers to Marin County’s SF Theological Seminary for the 2009 Independent Publishing Institute Get Published!, an intensive one-day workshop on independent publishing and book marketing with a great opportunity to network. The event will be held Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 8 am to 5 pm with lunch and all-day refreshments provided.

Key presenters include Jim Horan, author of the Amazon best-seller series The One Page Business Plan®, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, popular author and producer of “West Coast Live” radio, and David Battino, author of The Art of Digital Music. Topics include: Your Book as Your Business Partner; Publishing Demystified; Getting Pre- and Post Book Reviews; Book Design & Production; Book Marketing & Publicity; Children’s Books; Fiction Marketing, and an Ask a Publishing Pro interactive session.

Full program information, breakout sessions, speakers and registration available at: http://www.baipa.net/Workshop/index.htm.

Costs: $95 BAIPA member advanced registration ($125 after March 7) and $125 non-member advanced registration (non-member registration includes a 6-month BAIPA membership) and $150 at the door. Attendees may also sign up the day of the Institute. Send checks to: Bay Area Independent Publishers Association, P.O. Box E, Corte Madera, CA 94976. Phone: 415.975.0950. Email: valpub@yahoo.com. Marin County’s SF Theological Seminary is located at 40 Kensington Road in San Anselmo.