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 April 8, 2017

speaker Paula Margulies

"An Insider's Guide to Book Publicity"

by the author of The Tao of Book Publicity: A Beginner’s Guide to Book Promotion 


Book publicist Paula Margulies will present highlights from her workshop called The Tao of Book Publicity. She will cover techniques that help authors successfully promote their books, such as how to build an author platform, guidelines for creating blog tours, how to set up a successful speaking tour, and how to obtain interviews with the media. Margulies will also discuss social media, book pricing and promos, and building an engaging author website, along with how to develop targeted publicity material, including press releases, Q&As, and tips for creating newsletter and media lists. Margulies is also happy to answer questions about practical topics such as publicity costs, timing, and considerations when hiring a publicist.


 Our May 13 program will feature

D.P. Lyle, MD

"Using Forensic Science in Your Crime Fiction"  

Dr. Lyle, an expert on crime forensics, is the author of Forensics for Dummies and the award-nominated novel Deep Six. A master of fascinating details, D.P.Lyle is a dynamic presenter. Don't miss the May meeting!  











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We meet Second Saturdays
2:30 to 5 p.m.
(speaker 3 p.m.) 
Networking from 2:30 
at the Ruth Bach branch of the Long Beach library
4055 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach 90808 

Writers of all genres, both published and aspiring, are invited to attend.
The meeting is free.

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