“Your Book Is Your Hook!” – Smashwords + A Full-Time Ebook Writer

More about Smashwords
MARK COKER is founder of Smashwords, a leading ebook publishing and distribution platform. Smashwords publishes and distributes over 65,000 ebooks from 25,000 indie authors and publishers around the world.

Mark is the author of the Smashwords Book Marketing Guide (how to market an ebook) and the Smashwords Style Guide (how to format and publish and ebook).

Mark is a contributing blogger to the Huffington Post’s book section, where he writes about e-books and the future of publishing.

Mark blogs at the Smashwords Blog and tweets at @markcoker.

More about Brian S. Pratt
BRIAN PRATT was born in Modesto, California. He graduated high school in 1985 and went straight into the Air Force where he was trained as an Avionic Specialist on the F-117A Stealth Fighter.

When his tour of duty was over, he joined Pizza Hut as a delivery driver where he quickly rose to become a General Manager of a delivery unit in Edmonds, WA.

Then after a short stint as a taxi driver, he spent two years as a driving instructor and now writes full time.

YOUR BOOK IS YOUR HOOK! SUPPORTS…
Project Night Night and their efforts to put a new or slightly used children’s book in the hands of homeless children in shelters in the United States. Since 2005, they have hand-delivered more than 100,000 night night packages which include a stuffed animal, a blanket and a children’s book tucked inside a canvas night night bag.

We encourage you to find out how you can donate to support their efforts today.

Read to Feed is a reading incentive service-learning program that offers global education opportunities and will foster in your children a love for reading, a passion to help others and a way to help create a better world.

THE NEXT BESTSELLER™ EXCLUSIVE WEEKEND WORKSHOP
Los Angeles * New York City * Miami
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Practical training for a first time or seasoned author to learn to properly pitch your book to the book publishing industry, Hollywood, the media and others. Whether you are going to a writers’ conference, publishing industry event or have a sudden opportunity to pitch your project to a professional, this is your weekend to prepare, practice and polish up your pitch with the professionals.

PLUS you will receive a BONUS full scholarship to a second weekend workshop – The Mastery of Self-Expression. This is an opportunity to continue to work on your personal presentation skills in an environment designed for creative people like you. It is a 3-day intense workshop to expand your creative abilities and vision.

Graduates of The Mastery include Ted Danson, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Fisher Stevens, Mary Louise Parker, Tommy Tune, Michael Bennett, Colin Higgins and many others.

About Jennifer S. Wilkov

Radio show Host Jennifer S. Wilkov is a #1 international best-selling award-winning author and the creator of the From Thought to Sales in 90 Days™ Book Process. Jennifer has supported first time and seasoned authors and writers with the writing, getting published and marketing of their book ideas and projects as well as the building of their platform to raise their visibility to readers and the media.

She is also an award-winning freelance writer (2009 Silver Eddie Award for an article featured in Marie Claire April, 2009 issue) who has been quoted and whose writings have appeared in national magazines and newspapers.

Jennifer has sat on Boards of Advisors and spoken at major industry events including the New York Center for Independent Publishing, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, RT Booklovers Convention, Writers for New Orleans, Self-Publishing Book Expo and BookExpo America.

Through the years, Jennifer’s works have been endorsed by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert Allen, Barbara De AngelisTreehugger.com, publicists, literary agents, publishers, many in the field of green book publishing, her martial arts Senseis in Shintaido and Aikido, and many more.

Jennifer is also the Host and Executive Producer of the Your Book Is Your Hook! Show on WomensRadio. Your Book Is Your Hook! is designed to serve and support authors, writers and readers of books and other writing mediums. It showcases industry professionals and authors who share insights, experiences and wisdom about writing, marketing and publishing your book and beyond including Hollywood film, television, radio and more..