J.D. Barker successfully published his debut as an indie and sold enough copies to land on the radar of the traditional publishers in a BIG way including seven-figure advances, two feature films, and a television program. He’ll open his toolbox and explain exactly what he did to make it happen.
Scott Steindorff is an American film and television producer who specializes in adapting books into movies. Known in the industry as the “Hollywood Book Man”, when he buys rights to a book, there's a good chance that story will show up on the big or home screen. AND he is coming to the Chanticleer Authors Conference!
Highly-sought after developmental editor and author, Jessica Page Morrell, to present the Master Writing Craft Classes at CAC18.
We are excited to announce that Attorney Lake Perriquey will present sessions at CAC18 on the topics of Copyright, Intellectual Property, and Trademark
Sally DiSipio is an award-winning executive producer and director, content creator, filmmaker and has developed long-form content for both television and the web, branded and original. She has produced both scripted and non-scripted dramas and comedies.
What more does it take to be a successful author? Whether you’re represented or self-published or somewhere in between, using overarching business tools are a huge assistance in building success.
If you want to know what professional success looks like for an author, look no further that Chris (C.C.) Humphreys - Author, Actor, Swordsman. And try not to look with too much green in your eyes! Chris exudes confidence after having published over ten books, enjoyed best seller status, and won multiple awards. He continues to enjoy high demand for his stories. Yet, amidst all this success he remains very genuine and down to earth. His writing craft presentations are the eye-opening kind that will inspire you to great feats of writing, and we were very excited that he agreed to be a presenter at the conference this year. Don't miss out, register now for the Chanticleer Author Conference—CAC17—March 31st to April 2nd where he will be teaching: Write the Good Fight, and The Sex Scene: how much is too much? A Male novelist’s perspective. As part of our spotlight series, we asked Chris our five questions to get her perspective on professional success. 1. When did you know what you really wanted to be? Still trying to decide. Is it too late to become a spy? (It's the second family trade, aside from acting). I have two more answers with my two careers. I decided I wanted to be an actor when I was about 17. I’d been steered away from that path by my concerned mother who’d been the daughter of one and the wife of another. Was all set to read law at uni but then got cast as the lead in [...]
Deep Editing Power with Margie Lawson, CAC17 Master Class Presenter, Editor, and International Speaker
Margie Lawson, editor and International speaker, shares a few of the twenty rhetorical devices she teaches fiction writers. Register for our CAC17 Master Class with Margie before it fills up!
Susan Colleen Brown, Writing instructor and author will be teaching at CAC17 and took a little time out of her busy schedule to tell us more about the session she will be teaching: High Touch Marketing in a Digital World
Jacquie and Wendy are both authors of multiple book series' (between the two of them, they have over 2 dozen books!), with twenty years of experience in the business of being authors. They're also veteran Chanticleer Award winners and know how to use awards, ribbons, book stickers, reviews, and all kinds of things you never even considered before, as TOOLS to enhance their success as authors.