02. October 2020 - 13:00 till 15:00
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How do I market my book without the hard sell? | Little Gnome | Friday, 02. October 2020

Share Your Story is a profit for purpose consultancy for aspiring authors.
Both traditional and independent pathways to publication lead to the same place...you now have a book that needs to be marketed and promoted. This Q and A with founder of Share Your Story, Michelle Worthington, covers all aspects of book marketing and promotion in the age of social media as well as covering traditional marketing practices to see if they still relevant in today's market. Facebook advertising, Google Ads and Amazon promotion will be explored and she will share with you her decision making process on how she felt was the best way to share her story. Places are limited to 10 attendees.Bookings Essential.Drinks and Afternoon Tea are available to purchase from Little Gnome, as well as a great range of books.A portion from the price of your workshop fee will be donated by Share Your Story Australia to enable a Dalit girl or young woman aged between 13 to 19 years old access to literacy education. These girls, who come from the poorest families, have been taken out of the education system to help work on the land, or in other ways earn money for their family. This will enhance their lives through teaching them to read and write. Thank you for your support.Speaker Bio:Michelle WorthingtonShe is a real-life book fairy. Michelle Worthington's magic powers include turning coffee into award-winning picture books published all over the world. Blessed with an overactive imagination, she has been writing poetry and stories from a very early age and now credits her three sons with giving her a continued endless source of inspiration for her writing, as well as her wrinkles and high blood pressure.Born and bred in Brisbane, she is proud to write books that Australian kids can see their lives mirrored in and children all over the world can lose themselves in. Her picture book, Yellow Dress Day, was featured on ABC Kids Play School, which was a highlight in her career, as like most Aussie kids, she grew up watching the program. As Founder of Share Your Story Australia, she waves her wand to coach aspiring authors and illustrators achieve their dreams of publication. Whether she's a book fairy, a mermaid, a pirate or an elf, Michelle celebrates the power of words. Her goal is to make readers fall in love with books, the most magical gift of all. Awards:Two-time winner of the International Book Award for Children's Hardcover FictionFinalist in the USA Best Book AwardsGellett Burgess Award for Children's LiteratureSilver Moonbeam Award for her contribution to celebrating diversity in Picture BooksListed twice on the 2018 CBCA Picture Book of the Year award Notables listShortlisted for the 2018 Speech Pathology AwardsHighly Commended in the Society of Women's Writers NSW Book Awards Hilarie Lindsay Children's Book sectionWinner of the 2018 AusMumpreneur Gold Award for Business ExcellenceWinner of the 2018 Redlands BaR Awards for best Business Start UpShortlisted for the 2019 Speech Pathology Awards

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