Pick the Brain of a Book Publicist at the next IWOSC/SPAWN VC meeting on Thursday, September 29

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troche arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>Want 90-minutes with a book publicist to ask any question you have?Then come to the next meeting of the IWOSC/SPAWN satellite group, Thursday, September 29 at Mimi’s Café in Thousand Oaks.

Kathleen Kaiser

Kathleen Sexton Kaiser, book marketer and the new recipient of the “Publicist of the Year” award for 2016 from the Book Publicists of Southern California, will take all questions and deliver straight answers to your many concerns including:

  • Working with a publicist – what does this mean?
  • How much time must I spend marketing my book?
  • What social media really attracts readers and helps sales?
  • Do I really need a website?
  • How do I get more reviews?
  • Are book signings worth the time?
  • And many more questions.

Arrive by 6:30 pm if you wish to have dinner with Kathleen and start the conversation early. Due to noise levels and disruptions to attendees, no food may be ordered after 7 pm.

About Kathleen Sexton Kaiser…
Beginning as a music journalist turned publicist, Kathleen Kaiser’s career spans over 40 years of involvement in the most exciting industries of her generation. From rock and roll in the 60s and 70s to the digital/internet revolution of the late 80s and 90s, she has been a marketing professional for Fortune 100 companies, small startups, and nonprofits.

In 1993, she opened Kathleen Kaiser & Associates an emerging technology-marketing firm, which now focuses on working with the literary and arts nonprofit communities. With four published books and three plays under her belt, Kathleen understands how authors and artists are often confused by the new world of marketing their products and themselves. She aids authors and artists navigate social media, build audiences, and sell works. She is a firm believer in the power of a well-written press release targeted to the correct media.
Kathleen is the co-Founder and Executive Director of the Pacific Institute for Professional Writing (PIPW), producer of the annual 805 Writers’ Conference, President of the Small Publishers, Artists & Writers Network (SPAWN), Past President of the Ventura County Writers Club, and organizer of a monthly literary meeting in Thousand Oaks sponsored by SPAWN and the Independent Writers of Southern California.www.KathleenKaiserAndAssociates.com.

Meeting LocationIWOSC/SPAWN Ventura County has moved to Mimi’s Café on Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks. More sitting space, a private room for our speakers, and space to sell books.

Join our speaker for dinner by arriving at Mimi’s Café by 6:30 pm to enjoy a meal. If you won’t be having dinner, please arrive by 7 pm for the start of the meeting.

Next Meeting: Thursday, September 29

7 to 8:30 pm

Come at 6:30 if you are having dinner.

Mimi’s Cafe
400 N. Moorpark Rd.
Thousand Oaks, California
Phone: 805.373.5922
IWOSC and SPAWN are California nonprofits. Learn more about each organization at:www.IWOSC.org  or  www.SPAWN.org

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