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The Serious Downgrading of the Phoenix Springtime Author Event

I assure you it will be NOTHING like thisI gave myself until September 1 to make a firm decision about a possible author event here in Phoenix in the spring of 2017.

Right now I can’t commit to a full-scale convention with speakers and workshops. What I can commit to is something much, much smaller: a simple meet and greet.

Coffee? Tea? Marketing?

We’re going to choose a venue (or two: one daytime coffee shop, one evening brew pub) and a date in March, and Sue and I will spend the day and evening waiting for y’all to show up.

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The Serious Downgrading of the Phoenix Springtime Author Event

I assure you it will be NOTHING like thisI had been hoping to host a huge author event in Phoenix next spring.

I gave myself until September 1 to make a firm decision.

I can’t commit to a full-scale convention with speakers and workshops. What I can commit to is something much, much smaller: a simple meet and greet.

I’ll Be Here. Wanna Come?

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Left Coast Crime 2016: It’s Done, I’m Done

Four days, driving 30 miles through city freeways each morning and evening, sitting all day listening for nuggets.

I am wiped. I am sick.

Short version: glad I did it, but because it is wholly trad-pub centric, will look for an indie-friendly event next time.

More later, including how it might affect my writing.


Media Kits, Live Appearances, Second Book? What, When, and Why

Cheryl Campbell

Cheryl Campbell

Continuing our conversation with author Cheryl Campbell

Cheryl Campbell
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:22 AM
To: Joel D Canfield

Hi Joel,

Hope you had a great weekend. I was reading on this link (again) and was looking at the Media Kit piece. Is this something you do?

What’s the difference between a book summary and the description on the back of the book?

I saw your weekly email with the start of my loooong run of questions. Looks like I still haven’t run out so I’ll keep giving you plenty of fodder for that. :)

Cheryl

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