The Florida Authors and Publishers Association, Inc. offers Florida’s book publishers, self-publishers, authors, publishing industry friends and publishing vendors an opportunity for education and networking, provides its members with support, and is a clearinghouse for up-to-date book publishing information. But our membership isn’t limited to Florida; our members are from all over the U.S., and international, as well.
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Save the date for the 2013 Fall Ed-U-Conference!
We are planning a two-day format and offering attendees plenty of opportunities to network and learn the latest trends and information to help authors self-publish. Save the dates September 20-21, 2013 for this fantastic opportunity. Check the Conference tab for updates.
If you have questions, suggestions for possible session and workshop topics and/or speakers, or would like to volunteer to help out on the Conference Committee, please email board member Bob Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org right away. Read more...
2013 National FAPA President's Awards: Entry Extended!
Florida Authors and Publishers Association is pleased to announce the awards competition for the 2013 FAPA President’s Book Awards is now open! The awards are bigger and better than ever with more categories, including the chance to compete on either a national or state level. (Deadline extended for entries until June 15, 2013. No exceptions. Books postmarked that day, but arriving later were not considered.)
Featured Member: Patricia Charpentier
Many thanks go out to our featured member, Patricia Charpentier, author of the multi-award-winning book, Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time, teaches, writes, edits, ghostwrites and publishes personal and family history. A sought-after presenter, Patricia speaks throughout Florida and South Louisiana, offers memoir writing workshops and classes in Central Florida and is hosting the Writing the Waves cruise on Royal Caribbean in May 2013. Visit her at www.writingyourlife.org. Read more...
Benefits of Membership
Call for Books/Products to List in FAPA Bookstores
To list in the FAPA Bookstore, members should send Chris Angermann, FPA President, a list of up to five titles including ISBNs. The FAPA Bookstore is an Amazon.com Associates store, so please make sure your Amazon.com listings are professional (book cover image, stock available, etc.). Also inform us about any Kindle ebooks as well.
2013 FPA Board Members
What a great year we have in store for you! Recently, we spent an entire weekend planning and strategizing. We are excited to unveil your new Association. The Valentine issue of the newsletter will explain everything.
In addition to further Board communications a survey will be coming your way. Watch your email for that message soon and get it back to us as quickly as possible. We wish you successful publishing and look forward to hearing from you soon.
On behalf of your board: Chris Angermann, President; Kyle Miller, VP Finance; Mark Wayne Adams, VP Communication; Ellen Wolfson Valladares, Secretary; Bob Lucas, VP Events & Personal Development; and Misty McKune Powell, VP Member Services.