BookBaby Independent Authors Conference Schedule

Please keep checking back as we continue to add to our exciting list of speakers, scheduled conference events, and networking opportunities.

We are still hard at work putting the finishing touches on our growing list of workshops, sessions, panels, and keynotes for the Independent Authors Conference. Events will run from Friday 11/2/18 thru Sunday 11/4/18. Standard conference registration includes the reception on Friday evening and all activities on Saturday and Sunday.

Friday 11/2

(Additional ticket required)

Conference reception
with a cash bar and complimentary h'ordeuvres


Saturday 11/3

Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, and Panels


Sunday 11/4

Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, and Panels

Here is a sampling of some exciting topics and speakers you can expect at The 2018 BookBaby Independent Authors Conference:

  • How to Make a Living with Your Writing | Joanna Penn

  • The Art & Business of Author Platform | Jane Friedman

  • The Building Blocks of Book Marketing | Amy Edelman and Patricia Moosbrugger

  • How and Why to Utilize Audiobooks | Michele Cobb and Andi Arndt

  • All About Hybrid Publishing | Lee Constantine, Nancy Erickson, Sharon Woodhouse

  • Self-Publishing is Not a Backup Plan | Eva Lesko Natiello

  • Self-Publishing and Global Markets | Lindsy Bivens

  • Costly Mistakes Authors Make | Rochelle Carter

  • How to Monetize Your Book Beyond Traditional Sales | Tieshena Davis

  • Book Cover Design | Eva Lesko Natiello

  • Non-Bookstore Sales | Brian Jud

  • Email Marketing | Tom Tate

  • Barriers to Finishing Your Book | Ally Nathaniel

  • Success Leaves Traces | Terry Whalin

  • Sales Funnels for Authors | Dana Kaye

  • Book Reviews | Patricia Moosbrugger

If you’d like to be considered to be a speaker at The 2019 BookBaby Independent Authors Conference, please fill out this form or consider becoming a sponsor for our 2018 conference.

Don’t wait! Get your 2018 Independent Authors Conference tickets today!