August 20 Meeting – Animal Response Team

Do you write stories that include animals? Have you ever considered what might happen to your animals in case an emergency happened? Or have you considered having a character involved in animal response during a disaster? Personally, I write children’s stories about Blossom the cow and her friends. I haven’t though about what might happen […]

Wichita Public Library’s First Local Authors Day

Put Saturday, September 10 on your calendar! From 10:30 am to 3 pm, join the library for an inside look at the ins and outs of the publishing industry. At 10:30 am, they will feature a panel of experts including former Kansas Poet Laureate Denis Low-Weso of Mammoth Publications. At 1 pm, they will have […]

April 16 Meeting – Conference Focus

Our April 16th meeting will be dedicated to helping members prepare to attend conferences. Many of our members attend the Oklahoma Writers Federation (OWFI) conference in early May (for more information, check out http://www.owfi.org/). This year the conference will be May 12-14 in Oklahoma City. We’ll be helping members practice their pitches. Pitch sessions are […]

Jan 16 KWA Meeting – Media Kits

January 16, 2016 KWA Meeting at 1:30 pm in the Rockwell Library on Ninth Street. Do you have a finished writing project that you are ready to promote? Are you getting ready for that stage of the writing process? Pulling together all of the many pieces and parts about that project can be complicated. But […]

Promotion Tip: Hosting Guest Authors

Writing a book may seem like a daunting task, and it is, I’m not slighting that at all. After the book (novel, novella, even an article) is finished, next comes yet another complicated task: getting it published.  Of course, during this part of your being-an-author process, you start or continue working on the next project. […]

Your Email Signature is Your Easiest Promotional Tool

In today’s world we communicate via email. Of course many of us still make phone calls and text, too. But the common way we communicate with friends and family, our readers, our agents, our editors, and our publishers is via email. Your signature is an important way to reveal information about you. It is the […]