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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

New York, New York - Second Annual Self-Publishing Syposium set to be held at Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture March 2007

New York, New York - The Second Annual Self-Publishing Symposium is set to be held at Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem, New York on March 25, 2007. Last year's Symposium attracted a wide variety of authors, agents, editors, book industry personnel. In 2006 Vickie Stringer of Triple Crown Productions shared tips of her unique journey from a Self-Published Author to literary stardom.

The2007 Symposium is geared toward helping participants learn successful business strategies from industrty experts, network with professionals and make powerful connections, and help them grow their business to new heights.

Second Annual Self-Published Syposium program Schedule:

9:00 am - 9:30 am Registration and Welcome

9:30 am - 10:30 am Keynote Address delivered by Tony rose of Amber Books

10:30 am - 11:20 am Session I : Truths about Self/Independent Publishing

11:30: am - 12:20 pm From the Page to the Stage & Beyond

12:30 pm - 1:20 pm S'Indie Awards Luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Sessuin III: Mastering the Busuiness of Publishing

2:30 pm - 3:20 Hot Topics Discussion Panel

3:20 pm - 4:00 pm Closing Reception

S'INDIE Awards Guidelines for S'Indie Awards Luncheon

Submit your title for the second annual S'Indie Awards (Self/Independent Authors) Award at the Self-Publishing Symposium. The purpose of the awards is to to provide is to provide additional exposure to the works created by African-American independent and Self-Published Authors, and to honor their contribution to the market. Decisions will be based on literary excellence, quality, production, and originality. All submisions must include two review copies of the work being entered and a profile of the author. submissions for the trailblazer award must include a list of the author/publishers accomplisments and a press kit.

Award Categories:

Best Fiction

Best Children's Book

Best Non-Fiction

Best Spiritual/Inspirational

Best Poetry

Best Cover

The Trailblazer Award - Recognizing a publisher for significant contribution and accomplisments in the Independent Publishing area.

Black Enterprise and King Printing Company, Inc. are proud sponsors of the 2007 Second Annual Self-Publishing Symposium.

To register for the Second Annual Self-Publishing Symposium log on to www.aspiscomm.com and click on event link. For more information or to inquire about becoming a sponsor Contact Renee Flagler at rflagler@aspicomm.com or call 516.642.5976. For complete submission guidelines for S'Indie Awards log on to www.aspicomm.com/events.html


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