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Friday 15 October 2010

Event: Marketing and Promoting Your Book Workshops

Are you an aspiring or emerging author? Do you want to learn how to establish your presence in the Australian market? And learn the keys to creating successful book launches and events?

Being an author or illustrator means you’re running a business. A crucial part of that business is marketing and promoting yourself and your books. Learn the secrets of successful self-promotion from Aleesah Darlison, one of the hottest new authors and marketers in Australian children’s publishing.

Brainstorm ideas for raising your profile, creating events and making sure your name is remembered. Develop unforgettable ways to launch your next book into the stratosphere. Aleesah provides attendees with all the TIPS and TOOLS a modern or aspiring author needs to stand out from the crowd and get their books selling. Handouts provided.

Topics Include:

 Creating an online presence

 The power of networking

 Organising school and library visits

 Festivals, workshops and speakers agencies

 Approaching magazine editors for articles & reviews

 Special event management

When: Friday, 5 November, 1:30pm – 3pm

Where: Capalaba, Brisbane

Price: $15 per person

For more information and expressions of interest, email Aleesah at: aleesah@bigpond.net.au
Place are strictly limited, so book early.

About Aleesah

During 2010, Aleesah will release three books in five months. In a past life, she worked for 10 years as a corporate marketer.

Combining her skills of creative writing and marketing prowess, Aleesah has established herself incredibly quickly as a talented author and a brilliant promotional strategist.