Authors Marketing International, LLC
Supporting Authors Worldwide

 

B Alan Bourgeois has once again created a program that benefits indie authors from around the world. 2024 the Year of the Indie Author will have events and programs designed to help readers discover and enjoy the many great books that have been created by Indie Authors.

One of the current events that AMI is working on is a “Walk About” that will be held in a variety of cities across the country. This “Walk About” will use the Squirl App as a way for readers to follow a map in a certain area of their local town to discover and meet authors, who have written books with the location the reader goes to. The author will then talk about why they used that location in their book and talk about the book overall. Through the author, a reader can purchase the paper book, or use Squirl to purchase the eBook.

Help us in getting Readers to discover their city and the books about their local area. AMI is currently looking for designated Tour Guides to help create the walking tour in their local city while reaching out to local authors to make sure their books are listed, and they can participate in this unique and fun adventure. To be a local Tour Guide, please contact AMI at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Authors who want to participate should register at the National Authors Day website.  Click here to register: Author Participation (dearindie.org)

This page will be updated as we move forward in creating more events and programs to unite Readers and Indie Authors.

Thank you to our sponsors listed below.  If you know of a company that can benefit from being a sponsor, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be glad to send you our Sponsors Package full of valuable information.

 

Charlotte Canion

Synopsis:

The purpose of this class would be to teach Authors how to step out of their comfort zones and get comfortable as a speaker and sell more books when they hear you speak about your book(s). Sharing a story from your book giving them backgrounds about yourself, such as the awards and other books you have written helps the reader relate to the author. Relationships sell books, and being in the public eye is even better.

Details:

Introduction:

Speaking in public comes easy for me, but there was a day when I too was afraid to stand in front of a group of people and speak. Every chance you get to sell your book on your feet is an opportunity to step out of that comfort zone. The more you speak the easier it gets. Will do an exercise of introductions. Think of one phrase that describes you as a writer.

Create the Elevator talk:
Everyone has a different idea of what is a good opening line or one-liner when you tell someone about you book{s). We will brainstorm with a few of the participants.

Posture:
Knowing your audience; is it a large room (mike’s), is it a small room. Are they Lion Club members, Rotary Club members, Chamber of Commerce, Book club members, etc. The stance is important, connecting to your audience. Ask questions to get the audience to engage.

Closure:
Telling everyone what you told them in a summation. Having a STRONG sentence or two to leave them asking for more. I will give an example.

About the Author:

Charlotte Canion is a multi-faceted modern woman who combines the most useful ideas from her experience to help others. She has been the owner of several businesses and as a creative writer has published articles all over the world. Recently, Charlotte won the prestigious title of “One of the TOP 50 Author You Should Be Reading”. The media who have interviewed Charlotte call her a pleasure to work with and everyone who hears her speak are blessed by her message. Charlotte is also a Texas Superstar Specialist and Texas Master Gardener. Her next book is on gardening.

I will create a PowerPoint presentation with key elements to elevate the audience to a new awareness of the public’s perception of what you write thus creating interest in reading, thus buying your book(s).

 

 

10 years of working hard to help authors to succeed!

We are thrilled to be the first organization of its kind, helping authors learn how to better market and sell themselves and their books.

Join us by RSVPing to one of these fun events.  Door Prizes and much more await you.

RSVP to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In partnership with our sponsor http://B4R.store, we are presenting FREE of change a PDF eBook of some of our member's books for you to learn more about them and the authors who created them.

You are welcome to download the PDF for FREE, click here to be redirected to the FREE Promo Book. Inside you will find a promo code that will give you a 10% discount, plus FREE Shipping on any orders until December 31, 2021.

We hope you enjoy this wide collection of Children’s, Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry books. We will be adding more books during the course of the year, so please come back often to get the latest version.

Thank you for your interest and time.

Sincerely yours,

B Alan Bourgeois

Author/Founder/Director

Joylynn Ross

Act Like an Author, Think Like a Business: Ways to Achieve Financial Literary Success

Synopsis:

Do you want to make money with your book? Do you want to make a living as an author? There’s more to doing so than simply writing and publishing your book. In this “Think Outside the Book” presentation, learn how to make money as an author other than royalties and book sales.

 

Details:

First, we’ll break down the difference between literary success and financial literary success. From there, we’ll focus strictly on ways authors can make money.

  • You will learn how to start making money with your book and literary business . . . now
  • You will learn how to maximize and monetize your role as an author
  • You will learn the six categories to base your money-making efforts on

 

Joylynn will incite you to define your literary measure of success and what making a living as a writer looks like to you. Then after the session, you’ll have clarity and be intentional about achieving your literary dreams, visions, and goals.

 

More About Joylynn M. Ross:

Joylynn is the author of over 40 books and publications written under various names in multiple genres. She is a highly respected literary industry professional and publishing expert. With over 22 years of experience, Joylynn has helped thousands of authors reach their literary and financial literary goals more quickly than they could have without using her proven systems and strategies. Test drive her expertise at www. www.joylynnMross.com with a free introduction to publishing course, and then allow her company, Path To Publishing, to chauffeur you along your literary journey at www.pathtopublishing.com.

Virtual link, simply click on this link.  You do not need to be logged into a Zoom account - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84548348870?pwd=V25TUDhPZ3Q4ODhaUzg1SDUvVDY0UT09

 

Jode Millman

The Writer’s Law School: Protecting your Artistic Rights

Synopsis:

For writers, it’s difficult to obtain information about protecting your rights in your creative projects. And if you do, it’s difficult to decipher the “legalese.”

In this workshop designed for writers, we’ll cover the basics of copyrights, trademarks and key provisions of publishing contracts so that you’ll understand the fine print without having a law degree.

 

Details:

In this session, you'll learn:

  • The differences between Copyright, Trademarks, Patents and Service Marks
  • The Copyright Registration Process and the CASE law
  • What is the Public Domain?
  • What is the Fair Use Doctrine?
  • Which Business Entity is best for my writing career?
  • What are the Right of Privacy, Libel and Slander?
  • The Anatomy of a Publishing Deal-Contract Basics
  • Resources to help you protect your rights

 

Joylynn will incite you to define your literary measure of success and what making a living as a writer looks like to you. Then after the session, you’ll have clarity and be intentional about achieving your literary dreams, visions, and goals.

 

More About Jode Millman:

In addition to being the award-winning author of THE MIDNIGHT CALL, Jodé has been an attorney for more than 40 years with practical experience in Intellectual Property Law. She is a contributing editor of “The Kaminstein Legislative History Project: A Compendium and Analytical Index of Materials Leading to the Copyright Act of l976," holds a Masters in English Literature specializing in Law and Literature, the author of the best-selling Broadway Series “SEATS: NEW YORK,” a producer/host of the popular podcast, “Backstage with the Bardavon” and a book reviewer for Booktrib.com. To learn more about Jodé, check out her website at www.jodesusanmillman.com. .

Virtual link, simply click on this link.  You do not need to be logged into a Zoom account - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81614611151?pwd=Tk1vRHFOWGsybkRrMEFqL2xNcG5LQT09