Top Book Fairs & Festivals Authors Should Attend in 2019

These events are an excellent way for authors to meet book buyers and reviewers, interact with fellow authors and publishers, meet your readers and find new ones too. As an author you can network with book industry leaders, locate the help you need, such as a publicist or book editor, and learn what’s new in the marketplace. Continue reading

Top Book Fairs and Festivals for Authors in 2016

By Scott Lorenz Westwind Communications Book Marketing Authors, put down your pen and go explore the many book fairs and festivals around the country. You won’t be sorry! After writing diligently for weeks and months on end it’s time to get invigorated! Nothing does the job like meeting people who love books and write books. … Continue reading

Top Book Fairs and Festivals for Authors in 2015

Authors, take a little working vacation and hit some book festivals. You’ll be glad you did. Continue reading

Top 20 Book Fairs for Summer and Fall 2013

Book fairs and festivals offer authors an excellent place to interact with fellow authors and publishers, network with book industry leaders, locate the help you need, such as a publicist or book editor, and learn what’s new in the marketplace. Book fairs usually want speakers. By volunteering to speak, the author not only gains great … Continue reading

List of Jewish Book Fairs and Festivals for Jewish Authors or Topics of Jewish Interest

Book festivals and fairs are held year round all over the world. As a book marketing specialist, I am the first to impress on authors the new and powerful marketing avenues open to all authors on the Internet – from websites and book trailers to social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. While these are … Continue reading

Jewish Book Festivals for Jewish Authors and Topics of Jewish Interest for 2019

“If you are a Jewish author or specialize in writing about Jewish issues, you should consider visiting some of these book festivals in the Jewish community.”
Scott Lorenz, Book Publicist, Westwind Book Marketing Continue reading

Book Fairs and Festivals for Authors Summer/Fall 2016

Authors- Now is the Time to GO!! Put Down That Pen… Check out Some Book Fairs & Festivals!! After writing diligently for weeks and months on end it’s time to get invigorated! Nothing does the job like meeting people who love books and write books. Check out this list of book festivals and fairs authors … Continue reading

I Got Your Number! Using Numbers In a Book Title

Using Numbers in Your Title Might Help Make Your Book More Memorable. On LinkedIn, J.D. Gershbein, a global speaker and social branding specialist, raised the question, “Does a numbered step approach to titling a book have a positive effect on sales?” This particular question and subsequent thread made me delve deeper into the use of … Continue reading

Book Fairs and Festivals for Authors Summer/Fall 2014

Book fairs usually want speakers. By volunteering to speak, the author not only gains great exposure but can also add that appearance to their resume and press releases. One of my author clients was recently a member of a panel of authors at a Southern Book Festival. I issued a press release about it and … Continue reading

Book Marketing

Book Publicist Scott Lorenz has written dozens of articles to help inform others about Book Marketing and Book Promotion. Here are a few of those articles. How Book Shepherds Can Help Authors As a book publicist, I recommend you, the author, look into hiring a book shepherd for your current or upcoming project. A book … Continue reading