How To Become an Author Event - Publish Your Purpose

The 5th Annual  How To Become an Author Event


Do you want to write a book, or do you have a manuscript ready to publish? Is something holding you back from taking the next step?  We invite you to attend our 5th annual How To Become an Author Event on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023!

Join Publish Your Purpose and 20+ aspiring (and published) authors from around the country for a night of learning, networking, and community-building.

The 5th Annual  How To Become an Author Event


Do you want to write a book, or do you have a manuscript ready to publish? Is something holding you back from taking the next step?  We invite you to attend our 5th annual How To Become an Author Event on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023!

Join Publish Your Purpose and 20+ aspiring (and published) authors from around the country for a night of learning, networking, and community-building.

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How To Become an Author Event

5:30-8:00 pm, September 27, 2023

The Mark Twain House

385 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT

$25

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Large wooden bookshelf filled with books. Learn how to become an author with Publish Your Purpose.

The Details

The Experience

We help thought leaders and industry experts become published authors. Whether you have a book idea but haven’t put pen to paper yet, or have already published a book but are struggling to make something of it, this event is for you.

You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with 20+ aspiring (and published) authors from all over the country that know how difficult it is to take the words in your head and put them on paper. 
  • Meet with the Publish Your Purpose (PYP) team, a local Connecticut-based publishing house.
  • Build community with thought leaders, authors, public speakers, and experts in fields like speaking, diversity and inclusion, consulting, caregiving, and more!
  • Gain support for your next book from publishing professionals and award-winning nonfiction authors about the ins and outs of book publishing.
  • Watch published authors speak on subjects ranging from the power of being present to growing your business.
  • Learn what it takes to publish a book and how to ensure it is a powerful and profitable part of your business and brand.
The Line-Up

The Event Line-Up

We built this event to help you with your needs, no matter what those needs are. While you’re snacking and networking with other innovators and leaders, you’ll get a chance to hear from published authors and experienced publishing industry professionals. 

Featured Local Authors

Our featured local Connecticut authors for the evening:

  • Tony Ferraiolo

Featured U.S. Authors

Our authors that are coming from across the United States:

  • Midge Noble
  • Marc Miller
  • Ryan Joseph Allen
  • Fern Pessin
  • Loren Sanders
  • Riley Quinn

In addition to hearing Published Authors speak to their experiences you will also hear from a variety of authors who are still in the writing process:

  • Vikki Brown
  • Monica Leggett
  • Kim Fleck

With so many authors present, there will be no shortage of stories and a diversity of answers to any questions you may have. So, what are you waiting for? Your next step in publishing your book is to attend this author’s event, get inspired, and get the ball rolling! Register now.

Event Schedule

The Event Schedule

Our run of show for the evening:

  • 5:30 Registration and Networking
  • 6:00 Opening Remarks from Publish Your Purpose
  • 6:10 Panel #1: The Writing Phase: Aspiring Authors
  • 6:30 Panel #2: Business Building: Using Your Published Book
  • 6:50 Panel #3: The Craft of Getting Your Book Published
  • 7:10 Panel #4: The Power of Storytelling
  • 7:30 Wrap-Up Session, Q&A, and Open Networking

Can’t Attend This Year?

Get the answers to some of your publishing and writing questions on the PYP blog. Learn from publishing experts on topics from how many pages your book should be and how many publishing housing censor your work

Resources

About Publish Your Purpose

About Publish Your Purpose

Publish Your Purpose (PYP) is a hybrid publisher of non-fiction books. Our authors are thought leaders, experts in their fields, and visionaries paving the way to social change—from food security to anti-racism.

If you are an aspiring author, apply for PYP’s Getting Started for Authors program. With one-on-one accountability, strategy, and writing sessions, PYP keeps you accountable to your writing goal: finishing your manuscript! 

Get Started on Your Book

If you already have a manuscript that you want to publish, apply to publish with PYP. Unlike self-publishing models that publish books regardless of quality and offer little or no support, PYP has a selective manuscript review process to ensure they only publish books they know can succeed. You’ve done the hard part—writing. Now, let’s get you published! 

Learn More About Publish Your Purpose

Why Work With Publish Your Purpose

Publish Your Purpose is a hybrid publisher of non-fiction books. Our authors are thought leaders, experts in their fields, and visionaries paving the way to social change—from food security to anti-racism.

by the numbers
200+


Authors
Supported

100+


Books
Published

70%


Best-Selling
Books Published

800+


Author Collaborations
Through Workshops,
Seminars, and More

 

We use our professional expertise in the publishing industry to transform your manuscript into a published book in under a year.

You can get the quality and prestige of a traditional publisher with the creative freedom and high royalties of self-publishing.

As an anti-predatory publisher, we are fully invested in, and committed to, the success of our authors. We are focused on building long-term author relationships, not business transactions. With Publish Your Purpose, you will publish the absolute best representation of you and your brand to grow your business and impact your community.

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