The author event primer: how to plan, execute and enjoy author events

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This practical guide for librarians covers each stage of hosting an author event, from pitching the initial proposal through conducting a post-event evaluation. Topics include (for example) working with the media to promote the event; providing for authors' food and lodging needs; and managing the autograph line. The volume concludes with some tips for authors. Langemack (King County Library System) is also the author of The Booktalker's Bible. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Why author visits? -- Establishing the basics -- Cooperate and conquer -- Authors, authors everywhere -- Query letters and proposals -- Getting down to business -- Planning the event -- Promoting the event -- Hosting and escorting -- The main event -- The really big do -- Evaluation and follow-up -- Virtual visits -- Tips for authors.
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title_full The author event primer [electronic resource] : how to plan, execute and enjoy author events / Chapple Langemack
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