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This spreadsheet contains a list of speakers who are ready to speak to author groups.
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It is the work of Nate Hoffelder. https://natehoffelder.com
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You can find out more about this list here: http://the-speaker-bureau.com/
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Nate Hoffelder
natehoffelder@gmail.com
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https://natehoffelder.com/
Self-publishing Basics, Author Websites, How to Make an eBook, How to Sell Books From Your Website
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Karin Cather
Karin@catheredit.com
criminal procedure, police procedure, writing fight scenes, what happens in court, writing mental illness, what to expect from a service contract from an editor
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Wendy Meyeroff
wjmeyeroff@gmail.com
Succeeding as Magazine (and Blog & Newsletter) Writer , plain language
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Maggie Gigandet
maggie.gigandet@gmail.com
research using the online materials of the Library of Congress
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Ruth Thaler Carter
Ruth@writerruth.com
Getting started as a freelancer, Basics of editing and proofreading, Grammar tips, Working with nonprofits and associations, freelancing, writing, interviewing, editing & proofreading, websitesNetworking
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Miranda Darrow
miranda@mirandadarrow.com
https://www.mirandadarrow.com/book-md-editing-by-miranda-darrow/resources-for-writers/
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Phyllis Stern
phyllisstern2002@gmail.com
book publicity
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Larry Issa
larry@lmi-design.com
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Sarah Nicolas
sarah.nicolas.ya@gmail.com
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www.sarahnfisk.com
Pitch Your Book: Elevator Pitches and Queries; Successful Author Events (This workshop can be tailored to either authors wanting to participate in events or event planners); Choosing a Publishing Path; Finding a Literary Agent; The Author’s Press Kit; Networking for Writers; Write and Publish a Book (a basic overview for those just starting out); Writing a Query Letter; The Basics of Self Publishing; Caveat Scriptor: Avoiding Publishing Scams; My Secret Identity: Writing Under a Pen Name; How a Book is Born (very high-level, basic overview for entry-level or general public audience)
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David Kudler
david@davidkudler.com
Joseph Campbell and the Hero’s Journey, Independent and self-publishing: an overview, How to hire and work with an editor, Selling/marketing ebooks , ebook creation, Creating and selling your own audiobooks, Creating and selling a print edition
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Nicolas Nelson
Nic@wordsmithwritingcoaches.com
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https://wordsmithwritingcoaches.com/
How to choose a path to publication (traditional, self-pub, and other overlooked options), becoming an excellent writing coach (what every professional editor should know before starting a coaching practice), all aspects of writing and publishing fiction and non-fiction books.
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Amy Edelman
amy@indiereader.com
I can offer info on how various marketing services--from Pro Book Reviews to Reader Reviews to distribution--can help hybrid, small and self-published authors.
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Beth Barany
bethbarany@gmail.com
planning, writing, editing, marketing, and publishing a novel
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Judith Briles
judith@briles.com
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Amy collins
amy@amysadvice.com
From Writer to Author: a career map, 15 minutes a day: three daily practices that will increase your readership and find you new fans, how to get into bookstores, Tools of the trade: free, available websites and apps that will dramatically improve your writing career and platform, Getting an agent
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Jake Poinier
jake@boomvangcreative.com
pricing/estimating, marketing/building your business, working with clients, identifying/managing red flags, basics of self-publishing
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Kristopher Zgorski
bolobooks@aol.com
working with book bloggers
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John DeDakis
JOHEDE@AOL.COM
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www.johndedakis.com
How to Write a Novel; Facing Your Writing Fears; Journalism in the Era of Fake News
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Paula Mays
paulab.mays@gmail.com
IP, copyright, trademark issues
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Ginny Fite
gnnfite9@gmail.com
Fiction writing, my novels, fierce female protagonists, aging, writing the dead
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Heather Weidner
heatherweidner@verizon.net
Writing, Pathways to Publishing, Mysteries, Writing with a Full-time Job, Social Media, Social Media Platforms for Authors
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Debra Goldstein
DHG@DebraHGoldstein.com
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Susan Reiss
silverbaywriter@gmail.com
using Enneagrams to develop substantive characters and crafting their story arc.
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Keri-Rae Barnum
keri@newshelves.com
Optimizing Amazon Listings, Keywords for Authors,How to sell to Bookstores, How to sell to Libraries, Exploring print and eBook Distribution outside of Amazon
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Jeffrey James Higgins
jeffrey@jeffreyjameshiggins.com
law enforcement issues
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Dana King
dana.king1@gmail.com
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danakingauthor.com
blending entertainment and authenticity, research on police procedure
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Joanna Campbell Slan
jcslan@joannaslan.com
building characters readers care about, overcoming writers block, developing long-running series fiction
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Adam Meyer
admeyerwriter@gmail.com
screenwriting, using techniques/skills from screenwriting to write better fiction
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Alice E Heiserman
heisermanalice@gmail.com
Writing a book; Writing a memoir; Overcoming procrastination in writing
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Alicia Butcher Ehrhardt
abehrhardt@gmail.com
Writing mainstream literary fiction as an indie
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Arielle Haughee
info@orangeblossombooks.com
Any topic of the craft of writing, book publishing, marketing, or the business of being an author-publisher
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Kristin Kisska
KristinKisska@gmail.com
Edgar Allan Poe - UVA Student, Writing Short Stories, Mysteries vs. Thrillers vs. Suspense, Adding Tension to Stories, Pacing & The Three Act Structure, How to Query Your Novel Rainbow Editing Your Fiction, Using Tonal Shift in Psychological Suspense,
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Audrey Kalman
audrey@audreykalman.com
Fiction writing, editing, creativity, inspiration
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Nita Sweeney
nita@nitasweeney.com
Mental health and wellness, exercise (especially running,) meditation, Natalie-Goldberg-style writing practice, dogs
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Marcia Glenda Rosen
MarciagRosen@gmail.com
Encouraging the Writer Within You!, Writing mysteries..Not a Mystery.
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MM ("Peggy") Finck
mmfinck.va@gmail.com
Querying, Query Letters, Taglines, Hook lines, Pitches, Elevator Pitches, Twitter Pitches, Tropes (Good, Bad, and Ill-advised), How Stories Saved and Continue to Save the World
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Martin Wilsey
martin.wilsey@gmail.com
How to get started as an Indie Author, Hardcover Editions, Audio Editions, Starting An Author Platform, How I Became an Indie Author
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Dan Holloway
rogueinterrobang@gmail.com
innovation. storytelling, creative thinking, memory, speed reading, self-publishing, technology in publishing (especially artificial intelligence and blockchain), poetry (especially performance poetry), disability in publishing, advice for people for whom advice doesn't work
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Kristy S. Gilbert
kristy@looseleafep.com
Copyediting science fiction & fantasy; retelling folktales and fairy tales; folklore and worldbuilding; building a storyworld for all genres.
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Tara R. Alemany
info@emeraldlakebooks.com
I talk on many topics and am a good fit for conferences geared towards authors and publishers or entrepreneurs and small businesses. A sampling of my topics includes: - The business of writing - Goal-oriented publishing (aka Publish with Purpose) - The best solution to your worst business problem - Getting more bang for your book (and business) - Your book is NOT a glorified business card - Understanding the pros and cons of various publishing models - Crucial questions to ask before choosing a publisher - Maximizing the book marketing you’re already doing
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Cody Sisco
sfcody@gmail.com
writing, editing, publishing, literary events, science fiction, scientific advancement, antiracism for white people, mental health, LGBTQ advocacy
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Alessandor Earnest
importanceofediting@gmail.com
Beating perfectionism and writer's block, developmental editing, how to put together a solid collection (of essays, short stories, etc)
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Dr. Amy Rogers
amy@amyrogers.com
(1) Writing a Science Thriller Novel: Craft tips &tricks. (2) Ten Steps to Success as a Writer (3) Celebrate Small Successes to Sustain Your Writing Career. (3) Writing a monthly science column & turning it into a book (4) {non-writing Science topics: the microbiome; vaccines; pandemic}
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Marlene Anne Bumgarner
marlenebumgarner@gmail.com
Writing My Memoir; Living off the Grid; Feeding Your Family Well; being a Grandparent.
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Elle Ire
iriartelisa@yahoo.com
writing craft, business of writing, pretty much anything related to traditional publishing
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Jennifer Navarre
jennifer@jenavarre.com
kidlit, children's books, picture books, chapter books, middle grade
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Andrea Roth
legaltypist@pacbell.net
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Debra Eckerling
deckerling@gmail.com
Goals, Goal-Setting, Productivity, Writing, Journaling, Brainstorming, Time Management, Networking, Social Media
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Gerri Almand
Galmandauthor@gmail.com
RV Travel, Full-time RVing, Retirement, Lifestyle, Humorous Writing
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Brian Schwartz
brian@selfpublish.org
Self Publishing, Independent Publishing, Book Marketing, Book Reviews, Goodreads, Metadata, Media, Websites for Authors.
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Sharon S Darrow
sharon@sharonsdarrow.com
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https://www.sharonsdarrow.com
Turning your dream into print, Self-Publishing perils and rewards, What makes a great book
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Edward Mickolus
edmickolus@hotmail.com
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vinyardsoftware.com
How to Be(come) a Prolific Author; Spycraft for Thriller Writers
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Jane Fenton
JaneFenton.books@gmail.com
ESTJaneFenton.org
Book Marketing (Facebook Ads, Amazon Ads, or growing your audience through social media organically (without paid ads).
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Linda Ruggeri
linda@theinsightfuleditor.com
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www.theinsightfuleditor.com
Memoir writing, Book Marketing, Self Publishing, Networking for Editors
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Alice Brilmayer
authoralicegaines@gmail.com
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alicegainesbooks.com
Writing Romance, A fast and dirty look at Deep Point of View
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Joy Elizabeth Held
joyeheld@gmail.com
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https://www.joyeheld.com
Writer Wellness; The Muse Ruse; Journaling for Writers; Stress Management; Yoga for Writers
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Andréa Fehsenfeld
acfwriter@gmail.com
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www.andreafehsenfeld.com
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Julia Royston
roystonjulia@gmail.com
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www.juliaroyston.net
Writing, Publishing and Doing Business in the Digital, Online and Virtual Space
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Michael D Butler
michael@beyondpublishing.net
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www.MchaelDButler.com
Finding Your Voice and Building a Platform/Business with Your Book
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Sandy Lender
sandy_lender@yahoo.com
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https://www.sandylenderink.com/
asphalt paving; creative writing; world-building in creative writing; character development in writing; faith in writing
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TINA RADCLIFFE
contact@tinaradcliffe.com
Arizona
https://www.tinaradcliffe.com/
Topics targeted mostly at Romance Writers
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Victoria Pinder
victoriapinder01@gmail.com
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www.victoriapinder.com
Romance Novels; Writers for Women; Modern Authorship; joy of writing
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Tara September
tara@taraseptember.com
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http://www.taraseptember.com
How to make your posts go viral/beating the Facebook algorithm. Also, Going Audio: It's Easier and Cheaper than you think
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Kay Harris
kayharrisauthor@gmail.com
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https://www.kayharrisauthor.com
Inclusivity in Romance Novels (from the perspective of an LGBTQ person with a disability), Self-publishing romance on Amazon, writing sex in romance novels
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Libby Waterford
libby@libbywaterford.com
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libbywaterford.com
Writing Fast, NaNoWriMo Prep, Self Publishing Basics, Tropes
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Charlene Perry
charleneperryauthor@gmail.com
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www.bestpageforward.net
Book Description Copywriting, Amazon Ads
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Kevin Tumlinson
hatdigital@gmail.com
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https://kevintumlinson.com
Draft2Digital, Successful Self-Publishing, Writing Craft, Author Marketing, Podcasting, Thriller Writing
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Mark Leslie Lefebvre
lefebvre.markleslie@gmail.com
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www.markleslie.ca
The Business of Writing and Publishing; Writing True Ghost Stories; Publishing Wide; Kobo; Draft2Digita
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Kathleen Kaiser
kathleen@kathleenkaiser.com
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kathleenkaiser.com
Book marketing, social media, Amazon ads, media kits, what you need for a book signing. Many more
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Austin S. Camacho
ascamacho@hotmail.com
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www.ascamacho.com
Writing craft, the publishing business
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John Micklos Jr.
jjmj197@comcast.net
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www.JohnMicklos.com
Writing for children
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Pat Valdata
pvaldata@charter.net
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www.patvaldata.com
Fiction writing/revising, poetry writing/revising
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Amy Mascott
amy@teachmama.com
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https://teachmama.com
social media, branding, creating a platform, growing a platform, using email // literacy, at-home learning, raising a reader, motivating reluctant readers, etc
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Andrea J. Johnson
andrea@ajthenovelist.com
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ajthenovelist.com
Mystery/Suspense (traditional, cozy, detective), writing craft, writing for online publications, marketing & self-promotion for writers, pop culture
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Flo McCahon
fmcc863785@aol.com
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darkandstormynights.com
Mysteries, Audiobooks, Marketing
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Edward Swing
edswing@aol.com
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http://wordsbyedward.com
Worldbuilding, Writing Action & Combat Scenes, other elements of science fiction & fantasy
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Katherine Pickett
katherine@popediting.net
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www.popediting.net
book production process, crafting a marketable manuscript, launching your own editorial, choose your best book publishing path business
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Rebecca Evans
rebecca@rebeccaevans.net
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www.rebeccaevans.net
Illustration, writing, and picture books
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Allyson E. Machate
ally@allymachate.com
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allymachate.com
publishing successfully (trad and self), book marketing
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Meg Eden
mkuyatt@megedenbooks.com
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www.megedenbooks.com
A list of my talk topics is available here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kDqEkCiv50TYNc2lAgKhdFSFuQpK_Ie98_gRNYHIFnc/edit#heading=h.g26vr0df6zdu
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Harrison Demchick
harrison@thewritersally.com
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https://thewritersally.com/
Offbeat talks on the mechanics and craft of writing: Conflict and Character, Logic, Screenplays and Narrative Structure, Point of View, Outlines, etc.
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Holly Shannon
holly@hollyshannon.com
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https://hollyshannon.com
Being a Serial Entrepreneur. The magic in the niche in podcasting and business. Why community is the hashtag of 2021-22. Why you should share our knowledge in a book and with a microphone. Building a Personal Brand through voice, video and written channels.
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Deborah Olson
sherry@central515.com
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https://deborah-olson.com/
The Healing Power of Girlfriends - Friendships -The Power of Positivity
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Ann Woodford
Woodfordannm@gmail.com
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Encouragement for authors, organization, life balance, making time for writing
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Kathleen Sweeney
kathleensweeney@authorreachmedia.com
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https://bookbrush.com/
Book Marketing, Book Ads, Book Trailers, Book Brush
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G. Elizabeth Kretchmer
g.elizabeth@gekretchmer.com
PST
https://gekretchmer.com
Writing and Editing
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