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TAMPA AUTHORS! Richter Publishing is Headed to the SIBA Discovery Show in Tampa Next Month!

SIBA brings Southern Indie Booksellers together—bookstores, publishers, AND authors! If you’re in the business, or thinking about starting your own book, get a look behind the scenes at what your future could look like!

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If you attend this year’s event, you could get a one-on-one with Richter Publishing’s staff! Mark your calendars—you don’t want to miss this event.

September 13-15, 2018 (Thursday – Saturday)
The Innisbrook Resort
Tampa, Florida

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5th Annual Book Festival & Author Awards! #BOOKFEST18

5th Annual Book Festival & Author Awards! #BOOKFEST18

Saturday, October 13th 2018, 5 – 9PM

The Coliseum – 535 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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BOOK LOVERS UNITE!  If you love books, then you need to be here!

Published authors from the Tampa Bay area will be featuring their titles. The night will be filled with music, drinks, food, prize raffles, award ceremony and an opportunity to speak with each author personally and purchase their works.

Featured Authors:

  1. Steve Gavatorta, “In Defense of Adversity: Turning Your Toughest Challenges into Your Greatest Success”
  2. Ashley Shayne Pierce, “Things They Fail to Tell You During Pregnancy”
  3. Alder Allensworth, “Prevail: Celebrate the Journey”
  4. George L. Trowbridge, “Striking Eight Bells: A Vietnam Memoir”
  5. Jarron Webster, “Millennial Marriages: A Military Relationship”
  6. Tony Moore, “Culture in 4D”
  7. Myron Brubaker, “Rhino”
  8. Bob Baldwin & Jay Ledbetter, “Proper Care and Feeding of a Huntin’ Buddy
  9. Valinda Miracle, “The Little Ones”
  10. Dr. Melissa Bailey, “Pink Hell: Breast Cancer Sucks”
  11. Miroslava Espinosa, “The Little Amazonian” in English & Spanish.
  12. Melissa Sweeney, “Love From Luke” 
  13. Brittney Kempink, “Three Friends Limeade: Friends and Business Mix Together”
  14. Corey Hall, “I Found Me”
  15. Mariyan Shnitser, “JEW”
  16. Spencer Borisoff, “WORK SUCKS! A Funny View of a Serious Problem” 
  17. TM Brown, Another Bump in the Road: Struggles of the Women Folk – Part 3″
  18. Dr. Karen Kelly, “Take a Breath

Schedule:

  • 5:00 Event Starts
  • Screening of the documentary, St. Pete Unfiltered, will be played on loop throughout the night.
  • 6:00 Speech by Tara, President of Richter Publishing
  • 8:00 Awards Announced
  • 8:30 Raffle
  • 8:45 Writing Contest Winner Announced
  • 9:00 Party Ends

Attire: Business Casual

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Award Categories:

    • Most Inspirational Story
    • Best Business Book
    • Best Self-Help Book
    • Best Poetry
    • Best Children’s Book
    • Best Fiction Book
    • Funniest Book
    • Amazon Best Seller 
    • Best Cover
    • Best Overall Book for 2018

Featured Non-Profits: Meet and network with local non-profits that are helping our community!

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Author tables, business tables and sponsorship are still available! Sign up on eventbrite and grab your spot before they are gone. Just click on this text, then select tickets and check out. We will contact you for your information after checking out. 

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Deadline is Approaching to Submit Your Book for An Award at Richter Publishing’s Upcoming Book Festival! Don’t Miss Out!

Tampa’s 5th Annual Book Festival & Author Awards is coming up quick! Grab your table early before they’re all gone.

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Submit your book for an award! This year, we are opening the festival to all published authors. Anyone can enter their physical book to compete in these categories:

  • Most Inspirational Story
  • Best Business Book
  • Best Self-Help Book
  • Best Poetry
  • Best Children’s Book
  • Best Fiction Book
  • Best Book in St. Pete (Sponsored by Modern Photography Group)
  • Amazon Best Seller
  • Best Cover
  • Best Overall Book for 2018

Local businesses can also purchase a table to sell and market their products to attendees and writers! Submission also includes a feature in our magazine, “Entrepreneur 2 Author.” The submission deadline is September 1st, 2018. Please mail two copies of your book for approval and a completed application to Richter Publishing’s office for evaluation. The form can be found here: https://richterpublishing.com/events

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Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from 5 PM to 9 PM
The Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL  

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Check out previous years’ events below:

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Don’t forget to schedule your FREE 30 minute phone consultation to discuss your book by going here: Schedule Your Appointment Today!

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TAMPA AUTHORS! Richter Publishing is Headed to the SIBA Discovery Show in Tampa this September

SIBA brings Southern Indie Booksellers together—bookstores, publishers, AND authors. If you’re in the business, or thinking about starting your own book, get a look behind the scenes at what your future could look like!

SIBA

If you attend this year’s event, you could get a one-on-one with Richter Publishing’s staff.

September 13-15, 2018 (Thursday – Saturday)
The Innisbrook Resort
Tampa, Florida

Mark your calendars—you don’t want to miss this event. Click here to see more information on their website or check out their hashtag #SIBA18.

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Deadline Approaching to Submit Your Book to Our Writing Contest to Win a FREE Publishing Contract!

 

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Richter Publishing is excited to announce our annual writing contest for aspiring authors. This is an incredible opportunity to become a published author. If your manuscript is chosen, you will get your book published in paperback and digital formats on distribution channels all over the world! The deadline for submission is in 21 days on August 1st.

The winner will be announced at our annual Book Festival & Author Awards on October 13th, 2018. You must be physically present, or have a representative there, to win.

Some of the rules for the writing contest include the following:

  • All applicants must be mentally competent to sign a contract. Applicants under 18 must have a parent or guardian able to sign on their behalf.
  • The manuscript does not have to be professionally edited—though it might help your chances.
  • Manuscripts must be between 20,000 and 100,000 words and written in English.
  • All manuscripts must be typed in a Word document. No paper submissions.
  • Manuscripts must be a complete, comprehensive story from beginning to end. Please do not submit work that is only half finished. We need the entire story.
  • There is a small, non-refundable fee for admission. It is also per manuscript. If you submit multiple manuscripts, there is a fee for each one.
  • Authors who are currently in a contract with Richter Publishing cannot submit for the title we are already working on. New titles are acceptable.
  • Applicants cannot be currently employed by Richter Publishing LLC or have worked there in the past 3 years.
  • All content must be the original writing of the person submitting. You cannot submit on the behalf of someone else.
  • Scope of work can be: non-fiction, self-help, memoir, history, etc. We do not accept children’s books, erotica, fiction, or any slanderous stories.
  • DEADLINE: All manuscripts must be entered by August 1st , 2018.

To submit your book before the deadline, click here and select “Writing Contest,” then fill out the rest!

 

 

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Richter Publishing is Headed to SCBWI’s Annual Conference in LA Next Month

Tampa publisher Tara Richter will be attending the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) 47th Annual Summer Conference. The conference will be held from August 3-5 in sunny Los Angeles, and we’ll be bringing some of our children’s books along for the ride.

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August 3-5, 2018 (Friday – Sunday)
JW Marriot at LA Live
Los Angeles, California

To find out more about the event, you can visit their website at https://www.scbwi.org or check out the hashtag #LA18SCBWI.

 

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ASPIRING AUTHORS! Get a Seat at the Next Writing Seminar & A Chance to Win a FREE Publishing Contract! Only 2 left!

Ready to write your book but no idea where to start? Already written a book but struggling to get it done? Looking for a chance to win a FREE publishing contract? This is your series! (Contract is a $6,000 value.) Our next event will be held next Tuesday, JUNE 26th, and you don’t want to miss it!

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Join Tara Richter, Richter Publishing, Jamie Klingman and Laurie Stemm, The Kaizen Collaborative, for six nights of focusing on getting published. Bring your computer, grab a drink, and settle in for focused writing time, plus access to an experienced publisher for help and advice. At the end of the series, submit your manuscript for a chance to win a free publishing contract through Richter Publishing’s annual contest! (Entries due August 1, 2018. Author or a representative must physically be present on October 13th, 2018 at our annual author awards ceremony to accept the contract if they win.)  

For the first 30 minutes, Tara will cover a certain topic to help you with your manuscript. Afterward, we will break into certain groups where you can write silently or collaborate with other aspiring authors. Tara will also be available for private coaching during the night.

Each session is $10, payable at the door. Sessions go from 5:30 -8:30 PM. They will be held at the The Kaizen Collaborative, located at 5215 W Laurel Street, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607.

 

Sign up on the Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/356858098126803/

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TAMPA AUTHORS! Have You Gotten a Table Yet for the Upcoming Author Awards and Book Gala?!

The 2018 Tampa’s 5th Annual Author Awards Ceremony & Book Gala is a few months away! Grab your table before they’re gone. It’ll be here before you know it. Network, promote and make a name for yourself in the Tampa publishing community.

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Submit your book for an award! This year we are opening the gala to all published authors. Anyone who would like to enter their physical book to compete in these categories:

  • Most Inspirational Story
  • Best Business Book
  • Best Self-Help Book
  • Best Poetry
  • Best Children’s Book
  • Best Fiction Book
  • Best Book in St. Pete (Sponsored by Modern Photography Group)
  • Amazon Best Seller
  • Best Cover
  • Best Overall Book for 2018

Local businesses can also purchase a table to sell and market their products to attendees and writers!

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Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from 5 PM to 9 PM
The Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL  

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Check out previous years’ events below:

Click Here!


Don’t forget to schedule your FREE 30 minute phone consultation to discuss your book by going here: Schedule Your Appointment Today!

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Richter Publishing will be at the Southern Indie Bookseller Alliance Show (SIBA) in Tampa this September – Mark Your Calendar!

SIBA brings Southern Indie Booksellers together – bookstores, publishers AND authors! If you’re in the business, or thinking about starting your own book, get a look behind the scenes at what your future could look like!

SIBA

If you attend this year’s event, you could get a one-on-one with Richter Publishing’s staff! Mark your calendars – you don’t want to miss this event.

September 13-15, 2018 (Thursday – Saturday)
The Innisbrook Resort
Tampa, Florida


Don’t miss the next Writing Seminar, June 26th!

Each session is $10, payable at the door. Sessions go from 5:30 -8:30 PM. They will be held at the The Kaizen Collaborative, located at 5215 W Laurel Street, Suite 110, Tampa, Florida 33607.
Sign up on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/356858098126803/

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