K Keeton Designs is the Official Photographer of #UTOPiA2017

Utopia Announcements, Sponsors

It has been our privilege to work with some of the book community’s most talented photographers, designers, hair and make-up artists. And today I get to add Kelsey Keeton of K Keeton Designs to that list. Kelsey has been an avid supporter and friend of UTOPiAcon and the tribe for YEARS (all caps for real). Her catalog of models who have …

Lyft as you climb

Utopia Announcements, Sponsors

We are happy to announce a new partnership benefitting attendees of #utopYA2015! If you’re wanting to explore Nashville while you’re in town in June, and want to meet nice folks while you’re at it who know the city, you might want to try booking a ride around town with Lyft, you know, the cars with the pink mustaches on the front. Take …

Look through the lens with Regina Wamba of Mae I Design

Utopia book marketing, Sponsors

Recently I had the overwhelming pleasure to interview the utopYAcon goddess behind the lens, Regina Wamba of Mae I Design. Not only is she super cool, but she is astoundingly talented. Once again, Regina and Mae I Design will be a part of utopYAcon, and we at utopYA HQ couldn’t be happier. For those who don’t know this amazing woman, …

Dare to Dream Out Loud

Utopia Sponsors

As you may, or may not, know, utopYAcon has some amazing sponsors. Today we are going to shine our tractor beams on Victoria Faye, the amazingly talented diva behind Whit&Ware. Victoria F. Alday , Graphic Artist, Author and Certified Cookie Monster, lives, works and plays in Sunny Southern California. If she isn’t working on artwork or writing, you’ll probably find …

How to Get Sponsors for Your Event

Utopia Announcements, Sponsors

I have had several people come to me asking how I birthed utopYA because they want to create their own conference or book signing event. For them, I held a special podcast a year ago, where I shared how we did it. I’ll probably be sharing that podcast recording again soon in some way. I can even count a handful of …

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 …