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Want to meet, chat and exchange ideas about creativism and the creative process? Check the list below to find out what events I am hosting or attenting in the near future.

Future Events

February
11
9am - 12noon
Next Key Conference Center

Orna Ross comes to the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association

Bay area independent Publishers AssociationOn this Saturday we’ll learn about the the print-on-demand and distribution services that IngramSpark offers authors (or small publishers) who want to publish independently. There is a wealth of information that members of this association share freely, so start your day here at 9am on Saturday.

Held in Novato, there’s plenty of free parking, and morning snacks. Meeting fees are listed on the website.

Next Key Conference Center

The Key Room
1385 North Hamilton Parkway,
Novato, CA (map)

Learn about the the print-on-demand and distribution services that IngramSpark offers
Date
February 11, 2017
Time / Duration
9am - 12noon
Location / Address
Next Key Conference Center
January
19
9:10am - 9:45am
New York Hilton Midtown

DBW INDIE AUTHOR: THE FIRST CONFERENCE FOR THE NEW PROFESSIONAL AUTHOR

Orna Ross and Jon Fine are on the agenda of DBW Indie Author

THE FREEDOM TO PUBLISH: THE SOPHISTICATED WAYS OF TODAY’S INDIES

How did we arrive at what some are calling “Indie 2.0”?
What are the specific characteristics and advantages of the “new professional author”?

In this kickoff, two of the biggest influencers in the business, from the United States and the United Kingdom, open the day with insights on how we got here and inspiration on where it is we’re going.

Digital Book WorldAre you the “new professional author”? If you are, you’re driving your own career. You direct your own output. You position your own branding. You coordinate your own production. You execute on your own market strategy. And even if you’ve published traditionally, you know you’re an indie, an entrepreneur, an agent of your own success. This new DBW program is the “First Conference for the New Professional Author,” and it will cover the landscape for independent and hybrid authors. Conference Captains: The Hot Sheet’s Porter Anderson and Jane Friedman.

DBW Indie Author offers both a high-level view of the current indie author landscape – its challenges and opportunities – as well as practical, nuts and bolts information on how to be better, more professional publishers. In addition, the DBW program will offer attendees the chance to talk with some of the most important service providers and get first-hand information that helps them decide how to move forward with their publishing goals.

Explore 2017’s exciting program and gear up for DBW Indie Author, part of the larger DBW event, among the biggest in the publishing industry.

New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019


THE FREEDOM TO PUBLISH: THE SOPHISTICATED WAYS OF TODAY’S INDIES
Date
January 19, 2017
Time / Duration
9:10am - 9:45am
Location / Address
New York Hilton Midtown

Past Events

  • Indie Author Fringe: London Book Fair

    April 15, 2016 | All day | London
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    April 26, 2016 | Starts @8pm GMT | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    August 2, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    August 30, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    June 28, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • BEA Indie Author Fringe Online Conference

    May 14, 2016 | All day | Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    May 31, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • How to Make a Living (and a Life) from Writing

    November 19, 2016 | 9:00am | Room D06, Regent's Park University - Inner Circle, London, NW1 4NS, United Kingdom
    Do you want to leave your job and make a living with your writing? Would you like to transition into a full-time income from your creativity? Join Orna Ross and Joanna Penn to find out how.
  • Amazon Academy

    November 23, 2016 | 9:30am to 4:00pm | Amazon Fashion Photography Studio in Hoxton, London
    Enterprise Nation has partnered with Amazon and The Guardian Small Business Network. If you are looking to grow your business by improving your knowledge of the internet and digital technology to increase online sales and exports this is the event for you! Enterprise Nation has partnered with Amazon and The Guardian Small Business Network to deliver a one-day event with advice from a host of experts on how to succeed in the digital economy, as well as practical workshops on how Amazon can help your business grow.
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    November 29, 2016 | 8:00pm GMT | Online on Google Hangouts
    Your Self-Publishing Questions answered by Orna Ross & Joanna Penn. Each month, Orna Ross answers Member’s self-publishing questions. Our monthly Member Q&A is part of our “Ask ALLi” Campaign: in which ALLi (Alliance of Independent Authors) commits to answering any question about self-publishing.
  • FBF Indie Author Fringe Online Conference

    October 22, 2016 | All day | Online on ALLi Author Advice Centre Blog
  • Orna Ross Reading from/Talking about “Her Secret Rose” at Triskele Lit Fest 2016

    September 17, 2016 | 1:00pm | Lift in Islington
    Orna Ross Reading from/Talking about “Her Secret Rose” at Triskele Lit Fest 2016
  • Ask ALLi Self-Publishing Q&A

    September 27, 2016 | 8:00pm | Google Hangout Live
    Alliance of Independent Authors Members Q&A: Ask ALLi is our regular monthly meet up where ALLi Members can get their self-publishing questions answered.
  • Launch of Monday Motivator Email

    September 5, 2016 | Your Inbox
    Sign up for my weekly dose of Creative Motivation.