Creating Book Buzz and Building Your Author Brand – a very special three hour workshop presented by Kathy L. Murphy, founder of the Pulpwood Queens
On Saturday, July 15th, Kathy L. Murphy, founder of the 700+ chapters book club The Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys, will present a three hour workshop on “Creating Book Buzz and Building Your Author Brand” at the Bellingham Yacht Club main lounge from 9:30 in the morning until 12:30 in the afternoon.
- How to Market to Book Clubs
- How to Get Your Book into the Hands of the Media
- Creating Book Buzz Prior to Publication
- What NOT to DO!
All Aspects of Publicity will be Covered from:
- Whether or Not to Take on an Agent
- Should You Hire a P/R Firm? And if so, how to select one
- How to Strike Out on Your Own without Busting the Budget
- Utilizing Social Media Platforms
- Developing a Following/Fanbase and Street Team
The Pulpwood Queen, Kathy L. Murphy, will share her secrets of success!
The Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Club has more than 700 chapters and is based out of Nacogdoches, Texas. It was founded by Kathy L. Murphy some 17 years ago.
Each January, the Queen hosts the Girlfriend Weekend in Nacogdoches, Texas. It is attended by up-and- coming authors as well as best-selling traditionally published authors “who are eternally grateful to Kathy” for helping to launch their careers — such as Jamie Ford, the author of Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet and his latest novel, Love and Other Consolation Prizes, and before his passing, Pat Conroy, the author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini.
The Pulpwood Queens Book Club has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, and in Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, etc.
Kathy Murphy is the author of the book, The Pulpwood Queens’ Tiara Wearing, Book Sharing Guide to Life publisher under her former married name, Kathy L. Patrick and has optioned the film rights to her story to DreamWorks. Currently, Murphy is about to finish her B.F.A in Art at the University of Texas in Tyler and working on her next book, The Pulpwood Queen Goes Back to School.
To REGISTER for the Kathy L. Murphy Workshop, click here.
$55 per person in advance. $75 at the door. Seating is limited. Coffee and Tea and mid-morning snacks will be served.