Sanibel Author/Book Publisher To Present at October Book Publishing Conference in Sarasota

09/22/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SANIBEL AUTHOR/BOOK PUBLISHER TO PRESENT AT OCTOBER BOOK PUBLISHING CONFERENCE IN SARASOTA

HIGHLAND CITY, FL – September 22, 2010 – Kyle L. Miller, children’s book author and owner of Jungle House Publications, Sanibel Island, FL, will present at the FPA 2010 Publishing Ed-U-Conference, scheduled for October 9, at the Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel on Lido Beach in Sarasota.  A 2010 Independent Book Publishers Association scholarship winner, Kyle will describe what she learned at the 2-day NYC Publishing extravaganza, and her two days at Book Expo America. She will discuss highlights from the conference, including publicity and promotion, retail and etail, and how to build online visibility.

The FPA 2010 Publishing Ed-U-Conference: “Experience Speaks!” will begin with a social the night before (on Friday, the 8th), and the main conference will be held all day Saturday, the 9th.  A casual discussion of working with Amazon.com will follow on Sunday morning, the 10th. 

The featured speaker for this year’s Ed-U-Conference will be book publishing guru John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books (www.bookmarket.com).  John will speak on book marketing for three hours.  Also featured is FPA’s President, Chris Angermann, who will teach attendees why “It’s all in the Rewriting: The Importance of Editing.”

The 2010 President’s Book Awards Banquet is scheduled for Saturday evening in the Sandcastle's ballroom to honor gold and silver medalists in 14 categories.  Anyone may register to attend the banquet without having to attend the conference. 

For additional information on either the conference or book award ceremony, visit www.flbookpub.org.  Anyone with an interest in book writing and publishing is welcome to attend and may also join the organization. 

Miller's publishing company, Jungle House Publications, was established in 2005 to bring her first Eric Hoffer-award-winning children’s book, "DILLO - A Baby Armadillo’s Adventure on Sanibel Island", to the retail market.  Jungle House Publications maintains a focus on children's wildlife storybooks that entertain as well as educate.  Kyle’s next children’s book, "Snowy Pea & the Ghost Crab", illustrated by Randon T. Eddy, will be released October, 2010.

Florida Publishers Association, now in its 28th year, is a non-profit, statewide professional association of publishers, self-publishers, authors, publishing vendors, and others interested in book publishing in Florida.  It conducts numerous educational conferences, seminars and workshops throughout Florida and is affiliated with the Independent Book Publishers Association, the Association of American Publishers, Small Publishers Association of North America and Florida Center for the Book.  It is also a member of the Florida Library Association and the Florida Association for Media in Education.  Florida Publishers Association members are located throughout Florida, nationally and internationally.

Contact: Betsy Wright-Lampe
863-647-5951/phone-fax
www.FLbookpub.org

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