Audiobook Adventures with Victor Volkman

Victor R. Volkman: Audiobook Adventures—New Media and Sales Channels for All Authors! In this session, we’ll take you from understanding the growth possibilities of the audiobook marketplace to the nuts-and-bolts of finding and hiring a narrator, preparing your manuscript for narration, quality assurance, distribution, and marketing of audiobooks. Bringing your…

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Resources for The Magic of Platform (Marketing Panel)

From Charli Mills’s discussion on platform during the Marketing Panel:   We refer to social media  as platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. And yes, while these are platforms, they differ from what is an author platform. This is your visibility across social media, within the industry or genre of your writing,…

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Poets Needed!

  Shawn Andary, the Director of the Superiorland Library Cooperative is putting together a fundraiser for UP libraries. It does not have a name yet, but it will be an evening similar to Spotlight on the Arts where there will be a performance at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette that includes music, dance,…

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Supplements for Publishing 101 seminar

Aimée Bissonette

Aimée Bissonette asked us to make this available to attendees of “Publishing 101” at the UPPAA Spring Conference. PDF Version of her presentation slides. Indie Publishing Road Map – Resource List Library Information/Metadata: BISAC Code information: https://bisg.org/page/bisacedition and https://www.ingramspark.com/blog/bisac-subject-codes CIP Data/Preassigned Control Number Program information: https://www.loc.gov/publish/cip/ ISBN’s: http://www.bowker.com/ Finding Freelance…

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Congratulations Lucy Woods, 2nd Place winner Dandelion Cottage

Lucy Woods, Copper Country Christian School

The second place award for this year’s Dandelion Cottage Short Story Award went to Lucy Woods, a junior from Copper Country Christian School, for her story “Stellae.”  This is the second time this contest has been awarded by the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA).  Winners of first, second,…

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