Cristina Deptula is a former journalist and founder of the literary publicity company Authors, Large and Small. On February 19th, she will share practical advice on getting your work reviewed in traditional media like newspapers, literary magazines and radio shows. She will also offer advice on promoting your book through bookstores, reading groups, festivals and more. Deptula’s specific,creative and sensible advice will help your writing get you heard and mentioned.
Deptula specializes in helping writers identify what’s unique about their books and find and communicate with the people who would most be interested in reaching them. Every book has an audience—it’s a matter of finding them!
About the Speaker
Cristina Deptula’s company Authors, Large and Small has provided affordable and resourceful publicity for authors of all genres since January 2013. They leverage both traditional and online/social media.
12:00–1:00 – Craft Support Group
1:00–2:00 – Author Support Group
12:30–2:00 – Social Hour
2:00–2:30 – Break, Book Sale
2:30–3:00 – Announcements
3 :00–3:15 – CWC Featured Member: Tim Jollymore
3:15–4:30 – Cristina Deptula
We meet at ConneXion in Jack London Plaza at 520 3rd Street (View map). Our location is a 13-minute walk from City Center BART, and there is free street parking on the street plus we are very near the garage by the movie theater. The entrance on Fourth street is ADA accessible.
CWC Members: $5
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