Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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7th Annual Nonfiction Writers Conference

7th Annual Nonfiction Writers Conference

Event Date: May 3-5, 2017 | Time: 9AM PST / 12PM EST to 3PM PST / 6PM EST The 7th annual Nonfiction Writers Conference returns May 3-5, 2017! Sessions run from 9am PST / 12pm EST through 3pm PST / 6pm EST each day. See the agenda here. All sessions are delivered by teleseminar—no travel required! […]

How to Get a Traditional Book Deal: Write a Book Proposal

How to Get a Traditional Book Deal: Write a Book Proposal

If you’re trying to pitch your nonfiction book, the first thing an interested agent or editor will ask is to see a book proposal. In the nonfiction sphere within traditional publishing, a proposal is the norm, as opposed to writing a full manuscript that an author then sends out. Write a complete proposal and at […]

What You Need to Know Before You Pitch the Media

What You Need to Know Before You Pitch the Media

You should know that reporters, editors, and producers NEED story ideas. In other words, they need you as much as you need them. Yes, it’s perfectly okay to reach out to media pros, and in fact they want compelling story ideas. Though before you do make sure you have a news-worthy pitch. A new book […]

Recording: Protecting Your Legal Rights – Copyrights, Trademarks, etc.

Recording: Protecting Your Legal Rights – Copyrights, Trademarks, etc.

In this recording from our Nonfiction Writers Conference greatest hits, writer and lawyer Helen Sedwick explains what every writer needs to know about copyright: what it means, how to protect it, and how to license their work without losing control. She will also discuss the process of getting permission to use quotes, images, and lyrics […]

Recording: Bruce Serbin on Media Training for Authors: How to Handle Radio and TV Interviews Like a Pro

Recording: Bruce Serbin on Media Training for Authors: How to Handle Radio and TV Interviews Like a Pro

Join us as Bruce Serbin discusses Media Training for Authors: How to Handle Radio and TV Interviews Like a Pro. About Bruce Serbin Bruce Serbin is an award-winning publicist who specializes in creating national media campaigns for authors, entrepreneurs and experts. In 2008, he founded Serbin Media, Inc. (http://www.serbinmedia.com/), a national publicity firm that serves clients […]

Introducing Local Chapter Leader Kate Frank of Houston, Texas

Introducing Local Chapter Leader Kate Frank of Houston, Texas

Name: Kate Frank Business Name: Kate Writes Right and Collaborative Ghostwriter Website URL: http://KateWritesRight.com for business; http://CollaborativeGhostwriter.com for people to access my free eBook; and http://PassionForImperfection.com for my personal philosophy Social Media Links: https://www.facebook.com/kathi.frank; www.linkedin.com/in/ghostwritingkate Book Title: Free eBook title: “Untold Secrets of Business Book Authors” NFAA Chapter Location: Houston NFAA Meetup Group Link: https://www.meetup.com/Houston-Chapter-Nonfiction-Authors-Association/ […]

How to Autograph Your Books

How to Autograph Your Books

Awhile back a new author asked me how she should handle autographing her books. It took me back to when I had published my first book, remembering how awkward it felt to sign copies. I also thought about my first business—a bookstore—where we flipped through used books in search of autographs (the equivalent of hitting […]

Teleseminar: Robert LeVine on How to Make Money as an Expert Witness

Teleseminar: Robert LeVine on How to Make Money as an Expert Witness

Event Date: March 8, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Robert LeVine discusses How to Make Money as an Expert Witness. About Robert LeVine Robert LeVine, a 1975 graduate of the University of Chicago School of Law, is a national legal consultant, continuing legal education and motivational speaker, former law professor, […]

Teleseminar: How to Utilize Amazon Ads with Joseph Alexander and Emmanuel Nataf

Teleseminar: How to Utilize Amazon Ads with Joseph Alexander and Emmanuel Nataf

Event Date: March 15, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as we talk with Joseph Alexander and Emmanuel Nataf on How to Utilize Amazon Ads. About Joseph Alexander Joseph Alexander is a both a nonfiction author and a marketer part of the Reedsy community. Joseph has been self-publishing for four years and […]

Introducing Chapter Co-Leader Renee Settle of Idaho

Introducing Chapter Co-Leader Renee Settle of Idaho

Name: Renee Settle Business Name: 12 Minutes A Day, LLC Website URL: www.12minutestory.com    & www.reneesettle.com Social Media Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/12minutestory/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/12minutestory LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reneesettle Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/12mad4u/ Book Titles: The 30 Day Writing Workout for Kids The 30 Day Writing Workout for Pre-teens The 30 Day Writing Workout Blog Edition The 30 Day Writing Workout Gratitude […]