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2021 News & Views 

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

December 8 meeting:
"Polish Your Pitch: The One-Minute Book Marketing Challenge
via Zoom.us
          Moderated by Bob Baker
·       Newsletter Articles

-    "Polish Your Pitch: The One-Minute Book Marketing Challenge"

Preview of December 8 meeting Moderated by Bob Baker

-    "Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback"

Preview of January 12 meeting by Carol Topp, CPA

-    Last Month's Recap:
"F
ine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback
"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Board Member Pat Danna

Delmar the Dinky

·       Events to look forward to in 2021and 2022

-- December 8 - "Polish Your Pitch: The One-Minute Book Marketing Challenge"

-- January 12 - Tax Tips for Writers and Self Publishers


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

November 10 meeting:
"Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback
via Zoom.us
         Facilitated by Jo Lena Johnson
·       Newsletter Articles

-    "Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback"

Preview of November 13 meeting Facilitated by Jo Lena Johnson

-    "Polish Your Pitch: The One-Minute Book Marketing Challenge"

Preview of December 8 meeting Moderated by Bob Baker

-    Last Month's Recap:
"Securing Audiobook Rights: What Writers Need to Bring an Audio Book to Market
"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Board Member Jo Lena Johnson

Absolute Good Enterprises featuring Dr. Kimberly Johnson Hatchet's new release:

Retrospective Calling: Looking Back to Create Your Path Forward

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- November 10 - "Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback"
-- December 8 - "Polish Your Pitch: The One-Minute Book Marketing Challenge"


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

October 13 meeting:
"Securing Audiobook Rights: What Writers Need to Bring an Audio Book to Market
via Zoom.us
         Presented by Matt Knight
·       Newsletter Articles

-    "Securing Audiobook Rights: What Writers Need to Bring an Audio Book to Market"

Preview of November 13 meeting presented by Matt Knight

-    "Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback"

Preview of November 13 meeting Facilitated by Jo Lena Johnson

-    Last Month's Recap:
"Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book
"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Board Member Kevin Desrosiers

Bridge Over Adversity: True Stories About Overcoming Personal Challenges

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- October 13 - "Securing Audiobook Rights: What Writers Need to Bring an Audio Book to Market" 
-- November 10 - "Fine Tune Your Platform and Get Immediate Feedback"


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

September 8 meeting:
"Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book
"
         Presented by David Strom via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book"

by David Strom

-    "Securing Audiobook Rights: What Writers Need to Bring an Audio Book to Market"

Preview of October 13 meeting presented by Matt Knight

-    Last Month's Recap:
"SLPA Vendor Showcase
"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Georgie Herz

Jess Likes to Jump, and Jess Joins Friends and Family, also Hurdles: Bounding Through Life's Obstacles

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- September 8 - "Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book"
-- October 13 - "Securing Audiobook Rights: What Writers Need to Bring an Audio Book to Market" 


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

August 11 meeting:
"SLPA Vendor Showcase
"
         Presented by featured SLPA Service Providers via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

- "SLPA Vendor Showcase" - Listing of all the SLPA Service Providers that will be on the August Zoom call

- "Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book"

by David Strom

-    Event Highlights:
"
Book Marketing Cornerstones: 
Your Author Website and Email Newsletter"

Virtual workshop on July 17 with Jane Friedman, Publishing Industry Expert

-    Last Month's Recap:
"
How to Write a Memoir that Wins Over Readers and Publishers "

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Cherie Postill

How to Train a Beta Reader and Sell More Books

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- August 11 - "SLPA Vendor Showcase"     
-- September 8 - "Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book"    


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

July 14 meeting:
"How to Write a Memoir that Wins Over Readers and Publishers
"
         Presented by Nellwyn Lampert via Zoom.us

·       Newsletter Articles

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

- "Fire Up You Website and E-Newsletter!"

by preview of July 17 Saturday webinar event featuring Jane Friedman

-    Last Month's Recap:
"
Navigate Your Marketing Path to Success"

·       KUDOS Corner -- SLPA Member Diane M. How

Peaks and Valleys

·       Events to look forward to in 2021
-- July 14 - "How to Write a Memoir that Wins Over Readers and Publishers"   
-- July 17 - SLPA Meramec Workshop: "Your Author Website and Email Newsletter"
-- August 11 - "SLPA Vendor Showcase
-- September 8 - "Using NetGalley to Promote Your Book"    


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"