June 19: Market While You Write

Authors and publishers will want to attend our June meeting, when Beth Jusino discusses how to ” Market While You Write.”

Today most of the responsibility for generating early marketing buzz falls on the author. “Market While You Write” gives authors and independent publishers six practical, inexpensive, and realistic ways for new authors to build a brand and start gathering a community of readers and influencers, even before the first books come out. Beyond the practical steps offered in this session, Jusino also shares deeper lessons on how to make good marketing decisions that are both achievable and affordable.

This meeting starts at 4 p.m., June 19, in Room 221 at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside N, Seattle, Washington. This meeting is free and open to anyone interested in publishing.

More About Our Speaker

Beth Jusino is the Director of Book and Author Marketing for The Editorial Department (www.editorialdepartment.combeth_jusino), where she guides both traditionally- and self-publishing authors through the maze of marketing opportunities and pitfalls. She has over fifteen years of experience in the business of books and is the author of two short e-books on publishing: Market While You Write and Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal (The Editorial Department, 2012).

A former literary agent, Jusino lives in Seattle, where she is the volunteer Speakers Bureau Coordinator for the Northwest Independent Editors Guild and teaches a quarterly “Guide to Getting Published” seminar through the University of Washington’s Experimental College. She enjoys teaching the crafts of writing and marketing, and has spoken at more than two dozen writers’ conferences and publishing gatherings across the country, including the South Carolina Writers Workshop, the American Christian Fiction Writers, the Tucson Book Festival, Write on the Sound, and Northwest BookFest. She was a panelist at PNWA’s 2013 conference, and also at a 2012 Fall Workshop.


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