The Pricing Puzzle

Utopia book marketing

As the utopYA alumni know, we are all about education, collaboration, and inspiration here at utopYAcon HQ. The education part has been on my mind lately, mostly due to a rather disturbing Facebook post I stumbled upon. It wasn’t necessarily offensive or vulgar, but it was the attitude of the individual that caught me off guard. It all boiled down …

Make the most of YOUR utopYA

Utopia Authors, book marketing, Craft, Speakers, Sponsors

With less than two weeks left until utopYAcon, we are all feeling the excitement and anticipation. Whether you are looking forward to seeing old friends or a little nervous about making new ones, here are a few tips to make the most of your time and feel confident heading into the event. HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF NASHVILLE: It …

utopYA Awards Sponsor, Mae I Design, Has Exclusive Offer for Attending Authors

Utopia Announcements, book marketing

On Facebook yesterday I asked the question, “How important is your author headshot/photo?” The resounding response was “VERY.” I couldn’t agree more…and neither could our utopYA Awards Sponsor, Regina Wamba, of Mae I Design and Photography. That’s why Regina and I created an EXCLUSIVE offer for authors (or anyone really) attending utopYA in June. You authors out there are THE …

utopYA just got Hotter

Utopia Announcements, book marketing

If you follow utopYAcon on Facebook, you may have already seen this hot topic. The talented author and producer, Frankie Rose, will be bringing her very own book cover model to utopYA! That’s right! If you’re familiar with The Hope Series, you know all about the brooding ‘Daniel.’ The actor/model who portrays ‘Daniel’ on the cover AND the book trailer, …

utopYAcon 2013 Panels Announced

Utopia Announcements, book marketing, Craft

Call them “panels” or call them “sessions” (I use both here interchangeably, and I know it drives my team nuts), with three rooms of panels this year, there are even more opportunities to drill down to what you really need and want to know about the writing process, your favorite authors and the future of paranormal YA. With that in …