Are you a self-published author? An aspiring author who is ready to take the next step? This June, join us for this full-day event featuring amazing industry experts, powerful keynotes and networking you won’t find anywhere else.

• Online Marketing 101
Marketing yourself is one of the most important aspects of self-publishing today. Do you know how to appeal to your audience? Have you got what it takes to boost sales and attract readers? Join Leigh Fowler of RISE
Media for this innovative look at how to create engaged audiences with content marketing strategies for multiple audiences.

• PR for Authors
Who is telling your story? The way that you relate to your audience can either make or break your success in the self-publishing industry. Do you know how to represent yourself through social channels? Let Candace
Huntly work with you to create your PR strategy with a creative touch.

• Bookstarter Workshop
Jody Aberdeen is the master of ghostwriting. For all those people who want a book published under their name but don’t possess the skill-set necessary, Jody is able to make that dream a reality. Sit in with the founder of Liberati Press to find out how he’s tapped into the book starting market and how you can too.

• Branding Workshop
You know that the key to marketing is to find and nurture your personal brand, but how do you decide what that brand may be? Join Kim Speed of Purple Moon Creative to put your thumb on just what kind of brand is best for your self-publishing work.

• Open Mic
Every author needs an audience to get a feel for how their work will be received. Listen in on other authors and share your work among new friends and experienced creators. Receive feedback in a supportive, artistic environment.

• Trade Show
Spend your time mingling with industry favourites and creating valuable connections for all your printing and self-publishing needs.

• 8:30 – 10:00 – Registration
• 10:00 – 11:45 – Morning Workshops
• 12:15 – 1:45 Lunch/Open Mic
• 2:00 – 3:45 Afternoon Workshops
• 9:00 – 5:00 – Trade Show Open All Day; Networking

The Authors Summit will be taking place on June 6th at the Four Points by Sheraton in Mississauga. Get ready to be renewed and inspired in your love for writing, when you attend. There are still a few tickets Author Summit 2015 left for the workshops and plenty of tickets to the trade show portion of the day.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to rub elbows with your publishing colleagues this spring!