Marketing Your Book

12/06/2021 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM ET


Charlotte Lit's zoom Room 1

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NOTE LOCATION CHANGE. Most authors spend years crafting the perfect manuscript yet when it comes time to publish, they are unprepared to market their book. You can’t wait until after your book is published to learn how to find your readers. Whether you are planning to self-publish or have a book contract, today’s authors need to know how to market their own books. Join award-winning local author Kathy Izard to learn how to:

  • Create an author website and social media presence
  • Develop your Ideal Reader Profile
  • Connect with readers both virtually and in person

Kathy has experience with publishing three ways (traditional, self-publishing, and hybrid publishing) as well as writing books for both children and adults. In the last 5 years, she has published 4 books 3 ways in 2 languages and sold over 30,000 copies. Sign up to learn how you can realize your dream of becoming a published author.

About the Instructor: Kathy Izard is an award-winning author and speaker who has helped bring transformation to Charlotte in homelessness, housing, and mental health. Her memoir, The Hundred Story Home, has been featured on NPR as well as The Today Show, inspiring people to be change-makers in their own communities. In 2019, she released A Good Night for Mr. Coleman, a children’s book written to encourage kids to dream big and Do Good. Kathy is the recipient of a Christopher Award, the Bank of America Neighborhood Hero Award, the NC Housing Volunteer of the Year Award, and was recognized as a William J. Clinton Distinguished Guest Lecturer.

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