2018 FAPA Annual Conference Schedule

Friday, August 3, 2018

10:00 AM? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? How to do a Virtual Book Launch Workshop
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Talya T. Boerner

11:00 AM? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Registration

12:00 ?PM ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Welcome & Hello
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Jane?R. Wood, FAPA President

12:05 – 1:05 PM ?????The Basics of Book Format & Design
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Frances Keiser, Sagaponack Books & Design

1:05 – 1:15 PM???????? Break

1:15 – 2:15 PM ??????? Be a Speaking Sensation
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Patricia Charpentier, Owner of Writing Your Life

2:15 – 2:30 PM? ? ? ? ?Break

2:30 – 3:30 PM???????? Don?t Be Clueless ? When to Hire an Editor, Publisher, and Agent
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Lisa Black, Forensic Scientist, and NY Times Bestselling Author

3:30 – 3:45 PM ? ? ? ? ?Break

3:45 – 4:45 PM? ? ? ? ?How to Sell to Libraries and Bookstores Panel
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Josh Persad, Acquisitions, Orange County Library
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Joanne Sinchuk,?Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore

4:45 ? 5:00 PM??????? Wrap-Up

5:00 – 6:30 PM???????? Networking Happy Hour (Cash Bar)

6:30 PM ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Dinner and Fireworks

 

Saturday, August 4, 2018

 

7:30 – 8:15 AM??????? Registration and Breakfast

8:15 – 8:25 AM ?????? Welcome ? Jane?R. Wood, FAPA President

8:25 – 9:15 AM??????? Publishing Industry Standards Checklist
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Angela Bole, CEO Independent Book Publishers Association

9:15 – 9:30 AM??????? Break

9:30 – 10:45 AM ???? All About Audio Books
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Derrick McClain, Audio Book Narrator & Voice talent

10:45 – 11:00 AM??? Break

11:00 – 12:00 PM ?? Ingram Aerio and Print-on-Demand
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Tiffany Padgett, Ingram

12:00 – 1:30 PM????? Lunch and FAPA Annual Member Meeting
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Keynote Speaker ? Charles Todd, NY Times author

1:30 – 2:30 PM???????? The Changing Role of Agents
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Dianna Collier, Literary Agent

2:30-2:45 PM?????????? Break

2:45-3:45 PM?????????? Social Media and Creative Marketing Ideas
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Talya T Boerner, Author, Blogger, Freelance Writer

3:45 – 4:00 PM???????? Break

4:00 – 5:00 PM???????? Ask the Experts Roundtable
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Lisa Black, Dianna Collier, Joanne Sinchuk, Talya T Boerner, Charles Todd

5:00 PM? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Closing Comments

 

FAPA President’s Book Awards Banquet

The FAPA President’s Book Awards Banquet will be held following the close of the Annual Conference on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

A Networking Happy Hour (cash bar) will kick off the event at 6:00 pm and the banquet will be?from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

 

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