Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association (CAPA) voted last month that Robyn-Jay Bage, M.P.A. will become the next president of the organization. Her appointment took effect on January 1, 2022. An administrator by trade, Robyn has over 30 years of experience in the operation of nonprofit organizations and is currently a professor teaching business, management, andContinue reading “Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association Names Robyn-Jay Bage as President”
Category Archives: CAPA
Earlier this month, a poll was sent to CAPA members for feedback regarding attendance at in-person meetings. The results are telling: 50% of respondents would be comfortable to attend an indoor, in-person meeting in August. 54% of respondents would be comfortable to attend an indoor, in-person meeting in September. For both questions, 30% of respondentsContinue reading “Upcoming Meetings”
TikTok for Authors? Yes!
Just about everyone has at least heard of the social media giants: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest. But there’s a understandable chance you may not know about this new giant…
Signs You May Have Imposter Syndrome
Imagine: You’ve written and published your first book. It’s out in the universe, available on Amazon – freaking Amazon, man – and you’re at a dinner party. Someone says to you…
5,4,3,2,1… Launch Your Book
You did it. You actually did it. Has it sunk in yet? You said you were going to write a book, and you wrote a mother trucking book. You poured your heart and energy and God given (or hard gained) talent into it. So, um, now what?
The 8 Week Novel
Can you really write a novel in 8 weeks? And why would you?! The questions (and answers) aren’t as crazy as you might think…
To Blog or Not To Blog?
For some writers, at least. In fact, one of the first questions my clients ask me is, “Should I start a blog?” My response usually is, “Do you want to start a blog?” And no, I’m not being snarky…
How To Become An Author
You need to have a story to tell. Then, within the context of that story, you need to have all the elements of a story to make it worth reading. There are eight of them…
Looking for a Literary Agent
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”
Independent Bookstores are Growing in Connecticut
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”