Indie Author Conference 2011 

Thank you for helping make the 2011 Indie Author Conference a success!


Author Solutions invited aspiring authors to meet with publishing executives, literary agents, New York Times bestselling authors and more at the inaugural Indie Author Conference. Through our publishing imprints, we have helped more than 100,000 authors achieve their dream. With interactive workshops, seminars and panels covering topics in writing, publishing and marketing, many more writers can become successfully published authors.

We were thrilled to welcome our two distinguished keynote speakers, Michael Hyatt, chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Christian publishing company in the world, and  Lisa Genova, New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice, originally self-published.

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Indie Author Conference





Michael Hyatt Kevin Weiss, Author Solutions CEO Michael Hyatt



Included with admission:

  • Access to up to five conference sessions of your choice. Choose from 16 sessions with more than 40 presenters and panelists addressing issues related to writing, publishing and marketing your book.
  • Opportunity to network with presenters, industry executives and other authors during opening cocktail reception on Friday, Oct. 14 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Exclusive invitation to hear keynote speakers Michael Hyatt and Lisa Genova, both speaking on Saturday.

View the complete session and conference schedule.

Other key presenters and panelists include: Pete Nikolai, director of backlist development and publishing services at Thomas Nelson; Laurie McLean, literary agent at Larsen Pomada Literary Agents in San Francisco; Danny Sherman, manager and producer of Principal Entertainment in Los Angeles; and Marcus Chait, director of new media at Author Solutions.

View an abbreviated list of the 2011 speakers.

*Author is responsible for the cost and arrangement of travel expenses, hotel, etc. In association with this event, you can get a discounted price per night on hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis for a limited time. Our Events Team will contact you with the details of how to get the discounted price before block rate cutoff date and information about how to sign up for conference sessions.

**Please note: Any hotel incidentals will be the responsibility of the author.

Questions? Call (877) 655-1722.

Thank you for helping make the inaugural 2011 Indie Author Conference a success!


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