Friday, June 26, 2009

Twitter chat: Writers' League of Texas Agents Conference

The Writers' League of Texas Agents Conference kicks off today here in the Capitol City and we'll be bringing you live updates via Twitter on hashtag #WLTCON.

Tune in for highlights from many of the great discussions that will be taking place over the course of the weekend including former William Morrow publisher and keynote Michael Murphy.

There will also be lots of buzz about book publicity, especially in the face of a very changing media landscape so don't miss these two panels:
  • "The Perils of Publicity: How to Build a Platform and Buzz for Your Book" moderated by WLT Board Member Susan Blount on Saturday at 1:45pm CT. Three book publicity pros including P&P managing director Rusty Shelton will chime in their thoughts on how to promote yourself and your book before you even land the book deal.
  • "Media Madness: How to Land Ink, Airtime, and Buzz" sponsored by yours truly - Phenix & Phenix - on Sunday morning at 9 CT. You'll hear from Austin Chronicle's Kimberley Jones, KUT reporter and Morning Edition host Jennifer Stayton, and the Austinist editor Allen Chen about how authors and publishers can effectively work with the media.
For a full conference lineup, go here. See you on Twitter #WLTCON!

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Anonymous Shennandoah Diaz said...

Great job on the TWEET buzz! I must say I was impressed with everyone from Phenix and thought that the panel hosted by Tolly was an invaluable experience. I look forward to interacting with your organization more as I continue to progress in my writing career.

Keep up the great work!

Shennandoah Diaz

June 28, 2009 at 8:02 PM  

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