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2021 News & Views 

St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views -- June 2021
Selected highlights:

June 9 meeting:
"Navigate Your Marketing Path to Success
"
                    Presented by Geri Dreiling via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "My Marketing Path"

by Geri Dreiling

- "How to Write a Memoir that Wins Over Readers and Publishers"

by Nellwyn Lampert -- preview of our July 14 meeting

-    Last Month's Recap:
"
How to Independently Publish Your Children's Book"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Shelley Dieterichs

When Michelle Met the Queen (Illustrator and co-author) and A Friend to All: Charlie Hoessle (Illustrator)

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- June 9 - "Navigate Your Marketing Path to Success"     
-- July 14 - "How to Write a Memoir that Wins Over Readers and Publishers"   
-- July 17 - SLPA Meramec Workshop: "Your Author Website and Email Newsletter"


St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views -- May 2021
Selected highlights:

May 12 meeting:
"How to Independently Publish Your Children's Book
"
                    Presented by Sheri Fink  via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "Why I Chose Independent Publishing"

by Sheri Fink

- "Navigate Your Marketing Path to Success"

by Geri Dreiling -- preview of our June 9 meeting

-    Last Month's Recap:
"
Blog-Your-Book and Supercharge Your Website"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Warren Martin

Adventures with Pop Pop 

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- May 12 - "How to Independently Publish Your Children's Book "
-- June 9 - "Navigate Your Marketing Path to Success"
-- July 17 - SLPA Meramec Workshop: "Your Author Website and Email Newsletter"


St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views -- April 2021
Selected highlights:

April 14 meeting:
Blog-Your-Book and Supercharge Your Website
"
                    Presented by Michael Daehn via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "Blog-Your-Book and Supercharge Your Website"

by Michael Daehn -- Preview of our April meeting
- "How to Independently Publish Your Children's Book
"
by Sheri Fink

-    Last Month's Recap:
"The Memoir Process -- Turning Tragedy Into Triumph
"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Carin Shulusky

Her first book: In the Middle 

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- April 14 - "Blog-Your-Book and Supercharge Your Website
"
-- May 12 - "How to Independently Publish Your Children's Book"
-- July 17 - SLPA Meramec Workshop: "Your Author Website and Email Newsletter"

St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views -- March 2021
Selected highlights:

"The Memoir Process -- Turning Tragedy Into Triumph"
                    Presented by Patrick P. Long via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "The Memoir Process -- Turning Tragedy Into Triumph"

by Patrick P. Long

·       March 10 meeting:

- "Blog-Your-Book and Supercharge Your Website"

by Michael Daehn -- Preview of our April meeting

-    Last Month's Recap:

"Improve Your Writing and Sell More Books Using Beta Readers"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Jennifer Geist

Presents the latest release from Brick Mantel Books -- an imprint of Pen & Publish, Inc.

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- March 10 - "The Memoir Process -- Turning Tragedy Into Triumph
"
-- April 3 - SLPA Meramec Workshop: "How to Publish Your Own Book"
-- April 14 - "Blog-Your-Book and Supercharge Your Website"


St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views – February 2021
Selected highlights:

·       Newsletter Articles

 - "Improve Your Writing and Sell More Books Using Beta Readers"

by Cherie Postill

"Improve Your Writing and Sell More Books Using Beta Readers"
                    by Cherie Postill via Zoom.us

·       February 10 meeting:

 - "The Memoir Process: Turning Tragedy Into Triumph"

by Patrick P. Long

- Last Month's Recap:

"Video Content Creation for Indie Authors -- Simplified"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Linda Austin

Cherry Blossoms in Twilight
·       Events to look forward to in 2021

        -- February 10 - "Improve Your Writing and Sell More Books Using Beta Readers"
      -- March10 - "The Memoir Process -- Turning Tragedy Into Triumph"


St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views – January 2021

Selected highlights:

·       January 13 meeting:

"Video Content Creation for Indie Authors - Simplified"
                    by Ted Sloan, Noah Benoit, and Scott Ragain via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "Indie Writers and Video Marketing/Branding (Or I'm a Writer, D*mmit, Not a Videographer!)"

Preview of our January 13 meeting by Scott Ragain

 - "Improve Your Writing and Sell More Books Using Beta Readers"

by Cherie Postill

- Last Month's Recap:

"The SLPA Celebrates 25 Years!"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Erin L. O'Reilly

The Recipe for Breastfeeding Support in America
·      
Events to look forward to in 2021

-- January 13 - "Video Content Creation for Indie Authors -- Simplified"
    -- February 10 - "Improve Your Writing and Sell More Books Using Beta Readers"


2020 News & Views

St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views – December 2020
Selected highlights:

·       December 09 meeting:

"The SLPA Celebrates 25 Years!"
                    by SLPA Board Member Jo Lena Johnson via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "The SLPA Celebrates 25 Years!"

- "Video Content Creation for Indie Authors - Simplified"

Preview of our January 13 meeting

-    Last Month's Recap:

"Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback"
 
 -  November 14 workshop Recap:
   "How to Publish Your Own Book"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Charlotte Ekker Wiggins

Bee Club Basics or How to Start a Bee Club

·       Events to look forward to in 2020 and 2021
-- December 9 - "SLPA Celebrates 25 Years!"
-- January 13 - "Video Content Creation for Indie Authors -- Simplified"

 

St. Louis Publishers Association News & Views – November 2020 

Selected highlights:

·       November 11 meeting:

"