Indianapolis, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI), the world leader in indie book publishing, will host the inaugural Indie Author Conference October 14–15 in Indianapolis. The conference will feature workshops aimed at helping indie authors with writing, publishing, editing and promoting their books. As well, it will feature keynote speeches from Thomas Nelson President Michael Hyatt and indie author turned New York Times bestselling author Lisa Genova.
“Author Solutions is proud to host the first conference established specifically for indie authors. These creative trailblazers have changed publishing forever, and it’s time to provide them a gathering for sharing their experiences and best practices. This forum will help them improve their craft as well as provide encouragement to other aspiring authors,” said Kevin Weiss, ASI president and CEO.
The conference kicks off the evening of Friday, October 14 with a cocktail reception that will provide authors networking opportunities with other authors, conference panelists and ASI publishing executives. As well, a special speaker will give an opening address to kick off the weekend.
“We’re thrilled to already have Mike Hyatt and Lisa Genova as confirmed keynote speakers,” Weiss added. “As we get closer to the conference, we’ll make more exciting announcements regarding featured speakers and workshop moderators.”
The conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Author admissions to the conference are being capped at just 300 authors. For more information on the inaugural Indie Author Conference, log on to http://www.authorhouse.com/AdditionalServices/IndieAuthorConference.aspx. To secure your spot today, call 888-519-5121.
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About Author Solutions, Inc.
Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is owned by Bertram Capital and is the world leader in indie book publishing—the fastest-growing segment of publishing. ASI’s self-publishing imprints—AuthorHouse, AuthorHouse UK, iUniverse, Trafford and Xlibris — have helped more than 90,000 authors self-publish, promote, and bring to market nearly 140,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, ASI is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, ASI also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information, visit authorsolutions.com and follow us on Twitter @authorsolutions