Karen Elizabeth Baril Connecticut is one of those rare places on earth that is home to dozens of independent book shops. Not just one or two, but a marvelous collection of unique book-browsing adventures. Now that the pandemic is loosening its grip, it’s time to get out and explore the aisles of the indies. ThisContinue reading “Road to Adventure; Connecticut’s Indie Bookshop Trail”
By Dennis Schleicher Amazon has long been the odd man out in the world of ebook files for their requirement of MOBI files. All other platforms use EPUB. But yesterday, Amazon sent out emails to authors to let them know that they have finally listened: to simplify the uploading process, they will begin using EPUBContinue reading “News from Amazon – Kindle Changing from MOBI to EPUB Files”
By Dennis Schleicher Instagram would be my primary source of traffic and business. That means that I am 100% keeping tabs on how to beat the Instagram algorithm. Rumor has it that only 10% of your audience can see your posts in their feed- what a rip off! But we can do this! It isContinue reading “Winning with Instagram Algorithm – Becoming an Influencer”
As an accomplished university professor, speaker, and consultant, she is an international best-selling author, as well as top quoted publishing professional on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox.
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Sales of printed books – Printed book sales were 750.89 million in 2020 – a growth of 8.2
Dennis Schleicher is currently the President of the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. Schliecher is the best-selling author of Is He Nuts?: Why a Gay Man Would Become a Member of the Church of Jesus Christ. As an in-demand public speaker, specializing in devotionals and social media marketing with the LDS church, Dennis’s relationship with many acquisitionContinue reading “Looking for a Literary Agent”
February 8: (6:30 – 7:30 pm, ET): What to Include in Your Memoir (and What to Leave Out), by Sharon Dukett. If you are writing a memoir, or thinking about it, are you struggling with what to include and what to leave out? Where to start or where to end? In this session, you willContinue reading “Free Virtual Author Meetings Scheduled for February”
By Dennis Schleicher President and PR director for CAPA. We are looking for a chairman willing to visit independent bookstores and introduce ourselves as local authors and members of CAPA. This would be a great opportunity for you to introduce your self along with your work. In exchange were looking for you to write aContinue reading “Independent Bookstores are Growing in Connecticut”
CAPA is pleased to announce that it has signed up for a paid membership subscription with Publishers Marketplace. Here’s how it is going to benefit everyone. Professional-strength databases of information you can’t find anywhere else at any price—the ones that pretty much every publisher, media outlet, and agent in the business relies on every day.Continue reading “Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association – Publishers Marketplace”