Authors from around the nation and the globe attended, spending time with one another and readers alike, with fantastic keynote speakers from bestselling and local, small or first-time authors (like myself!).
Spotlight on: Kathy L. Murphy, Book Club Queen and Special Guest at the 2017 Chanticleer Authors Conference
For authors, having your book chosen by a book club is one of those exciting author career highlights. A couple of book clubs is even better. But what about 700? Meet Kathy L. Murphy, founder of the Pulpwood Queens book club with 700+ chapters in the US and 15 countries around the world. If your book is chosen for the Pulpwood Queens Book Club Selections by Kathy, then your book could be ordered and read by all the members of those 700+ chapters. And you can find her at the upcoming Chanticleer Author Conference—CAC17—March 31st to April 2nd. She will be on hand to teach the ins and outs of book clubs and perhaps choose a few new books for her book club selection list. If book clubs are on your marketing radar be sure to attend Everything you need to know to get your book discovered in a really big way: It's all about Book Clubs and Social Media. As part of our spotlight series, we asked Kathy our five questions to get her perspective on professional success. 1. When did you know what you really wanted to be? I have always wanted to do many things. First, when I graduated from high school I did not know what I wanted to be so I decided I would become an airline stewardess. I figured I could travel then figure it out. Wrong, my counselor at school and parents decided I would become a teacher and go to [...]
What is Kathy Murphy, the president of the world's largest book club, looking for in a good book? What speaks to her as a reader? Find out in this informative interview by Shari Stauch, Keynote presenter at CAC16.
Book clubs can be a defining moment in any author's career. Fact is, the success of any book is accelerated if book clubs get hold of it and begin spreading the news.
The largest book club in the world has just announced it 2016 reading list. And a Chanticleer Award winning author is on it! Now this is something to CROW about!