Day 5 – Live – Closing Panel with Kari Dobbs, Patty Staco and Jody Smith

Live Closing Panel: Why It All Matters

Description: Join summit host Alexa Bigwarfe as she celebrates the end of a great summit week with Kari Dobbs, Patty Staco and Jody Smith as they talk why our stories matter and why it matters to share our stories. 

Format: Live, on the Women in Publishing Facebook Page

Level: This presentation is for all levels. 

 

Alexa Bigwarfe

Alexa Bigwarfe

Author, Publisher and Summit Producer

Alexa Bigwarfe is a wife, mother, author, publisher, speaker, and author coach. She has published numerous books of her own and for many other writers and entrepreneurs through her author coaching and hybrid-publishing company Kat Biggie Press (katbiggiepress.com). Kat Biggie Press is dedicated to sharing women’s works of inspiration, self-help, and books that make the world a better place. Her children's book imprint, Purple Butterfly Press, publishes books of encouragement, inspiration, self-love, and healing for children and parents. She is also the founder and producer of the Women in Publishing Summit. Follow her everywhere on instagram @katbiggiepress and on youtube for publishing tips at https://www.youtube.com/writepublishsell.

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Patty Staco

Patty Staco

Founder, Unleash your Bold

Patty is a Women’s Empowerment and Spiritual Life Coach. As a first generation American, Patty carried the debilitating weight of people pleasing and chasing perfect at the ultimate expense of trading in her dreams for a life of stability, security and obligation. It was through the struggles of early motherhood that she broke down and broke through to the forgotten woman staring back. It was in that moment, choosing to honor the woman in the mirror that her path that became her purpose. Patty founded her coaching practice in 2012 after feeling compelled to share these life-transforming skills and tools with other women. She had to “take it to the streets” as her own personal journey had now imbued her with a sense of purpose that extended well beyond just herself. Patty leads by going first and so her purpose is rooted in her own continued growth and evolution. It’s what makes her so relatable, approachable and impactful in the lives of the women who work with her.
Patty is a skilled transformational coach and empowerment expert passionate about creating confident and self-aware leaders in business and in life. She leverages both positive and spiritual psychology principles to inspire and empower her clients to own their unique strengths fully. Patty stretches clients to confront and eradicate limiting beliefs, dance with fear and create new awarenesses that support a creative versus a reactive approach to their personal and professional lives.
Patty helps strong, accomplished, and evolving women reclaim all parts of themselves and step unapologetically into the world because a woman remembered is UNSTOPPABLE! Patty works with clients through 1:1 coaching programs, day intensives and group programs under her signature program, Unleash Your BoldTM! You can connect with Patty at www.pattystaco.com
Patty holds a B.A. in Psychology and French from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, is Certified in Positive Psychology (CIPP) – Certified by Professor Tal Ben-Shahar of Harvard University and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health) and trained in expressive arts.

 

Kari Dobbs

Kari Dobbs

Children's Author

Kari lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband Jared and their four boys. When she miscarried Addie Faye in 2015, she was heartbroken because she had always wanted a daughter. But a wise counselor encouraged Kari to express her grief instead of suppressing it. Shortly after the loss, she decided to write a book series about how she envisioned life with her little girl. Addie Faye and the Lost Boys is Kari’s attempt to breathe life into her hopes and dreams for Addie and to inspire others who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or infertility, to find a creative outlet for their pain and sadness. The first book in the Addie Faye series was released in November 2017 and the second book is in the process of being illustrated and will be coming out soon! Kari and her illustrator Matt Wiede enjoy speaking at schools and sharing with the students about writing, editing, illustrating and publishing.

 

Jody Smith

Jody Smith

Author

Jody Smith is a first-time author and longtime believer in fairytales. A former interior designer and store owner, this now present mama, dreamer and explorer is telling stories just outside of Mpls, MN. She loves watching her two charismatic girls use their imagination, grit, smarts and whimsy to navigate this world. It inspired her to write a book for all the princesses who are capable of saving themselves and for all the mindful mothers who revel in raising strong daughters.

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Day 4: PR & Marketing for Authors with Kristi Dosh

Day 4: PR & Marketing for Authors with Kristi Dosh

PR & Marketing for Authors

Description: Kristi Dosh on what authors need to know about PR and marketing. 

Format: Video Q&A 

Level: This presentation is for all levels. 

 

Kristi Dosh

Kristi Dosh

CEO, Guide My Brand

Kristi Dosh is a publicist who founded Guide My Brand to work with entrepreneurs and nonfiction authors to establish themselves as experts in their niches and become more visible for their expertise through opportunities such as guest blogs, podcast interviews, public speaking engagements, feature articles and media appearances. Kristi is her own best case study, beginning her career as a corporate attorney and used a combination of blogging, social media, public speaking and media appearances to become a nationally-recognized expert on the business of sports. She left the corporate world to work for such outlets as Forbes and ESPN, and today she works with busy entrepreneurs and nonfiction authors who want to become experts themselves and step into the spotlight so they can grow their businesses. You can visit her website at www.guidemybrand.com and join her free, private Facebook group, The Visibility Workshop.

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Day 4: Using the News Cycle to Help Promote Your Book with Kristi Carlson

Day 4: Using the News Cycle to Help Promote Your Book with Kristi Carlson

Using the News Cycle to Help Promote Your Book

Description: Kristi Carlson on how she used a current news cycle to promote her book. 

Format: Video Q&A 

Level: This presentation is for all levels. 

 

Kristi Carlson

Kristi Carlson

Author

In 2015, Kristi Carlson left her middle-management career to live a more creative, project-based life. Soon after, she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign in order to become the author of Eat Like A Gilmore, a cookbook for fans of Gilmore Girls. Published via Skyhorse Publishing, the book became a #1 bestseller on Amazon. The follow-up book, Eat Like A Gilmore: Daily Cravings was released November, 2018. Kristi lives in Burbank, California with her husband and their two orange cats.

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Day 4: Introduction to Using Amazon Ads to Market Your Book with Diane Windsor

Day 4: Introduction to Using Amazon Ads to Market Your Book with Diane Windsor

Introduction to Using Amazon Ads to Market Your Book

Description: Diane Windsor gives an overview of Amazon Ads and how to use them to sell your books

Format: Video Q&A

Level: This presentation is for the intermediate  level author. 

 

Diane Windsor

Diane Windsor

Founder, Motina Books

Diane Windsor is the owner of Motina Books, an independent publisher in the Dallas area. She's always loved books, and spent many late nights in high school scaring herself to death reading Stephen King novels. Diane founded Motina Books to help moms tell their stories, both fiction and non-fiction. There's a special place in her heart for single moms. Diane lives in Allen, Texas with her husband and two Boxers. When she's not writing, editing, or formatting, she's probably baking sourdough bread – her latest addiction!

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Day 4: Outside of the Box Marketing Tactics for Fiction Writers with Angela J. Ford

Day 4: Outside of the Box Marketing Tactics for Fiction Writers with Angela J. Ford

Outside of the Box Marketing Tactics for Fiction Writers

Description: Angela J. Ford on thinking outside the box when it comes to marketing your book

Format: Video Q&A 

Level: This presentation is for all levels. 

 

Angela J. Ford

Angela J. Ford

Author and Book Launch Strategist

Angela J. Ford is the author of The Four Worlds Series and a Book Launch Strategist. She’s passionate about helping authors and bloggers do more work they love by helping them with book marketing. You’re most likely to find her with her nose in a book and a cup of coffee in hand.

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Day 4: Hitting The USA Today Best-Seller List with Alinka Rutkowska

Day 4: Hitting The USA Today Best-Seller List with Alinka Rutkowska

Hitting The USA Today Best-Seller List

Description: Alinka Rutkowska shares the strategies she used to hit the USA Today Best-Seller List. 

Format: Video Q&A

Level: This presentation is for the intermediate to advanced level author. 

 

Alinka Rutkowska

Alinka Rutkowska

Author and CEO, LibraryBub

Alinka Rutkowska is a USA Today best-selling author, a Wall Street Journal best-selling author and a top 100 Amazon best-selling author in business and money. She’s sold more than 100,000 copies of her books and her book creation process has been showcased in Entrepreneur magazine. She’s the CEO of Leaders Press, and has launched all its titles to best-seller status. She’s the founder of LibraryBub, which connects independent authors with 10,000+ librarians. She’s a sought after lecturer and has been voted top 5 speaker and named most creative book marketer at the Bestseller Summit Online. She’s been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox Business, Writer’s Digest, Alliance of Independence Authors, International Book Publishers’ Association and many more. To emulate Alinka’s success, sign up for her free book marketing class at www.authorremake.com and discover the #1 mistake you might be making that’s jeopardizing your author career.

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