One of the most important connections an author will make is with a bookseller. Booksellers are the connection point between writer and
One of the most important connections an author will make is with a bookseller. Booksellers are the connection point between writer and reader. They are trusted insiders who know the business and who have the opportunity to put the right book in the hands of the person who needs it. Building connections with bookstore managers and their staff can not only help your sales, it opens a channel of communication about events, who is publishing what, and what readers really want. Well-known children’s author Eric Walters makes it a point to drop in on bookstores everywhere he goes, and he is on a first-name basis with booksellers across the province. Join WCDR in February as Shelley Macbeth, owner of Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge, shares the inside story on why, and how, authors should connect with their local booksellers.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Writers' Community of Durham Region