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August 13, 2013

Award –Winning Indie Author Pamela Fagan Hutchins to Present on “What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?”

In association with the debut of her book What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?, Award-winning, Houston author Pamela Fagan Hutchins will be presenting a witty, can-do guide to help writers tackle the overwhelming field of indie-publishing at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Sugarland on August 24th beginning at 10am.

Houston, TX – In association with the debut of her book What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too? (ISBN – 978-1-939889-08-9), Award-winning, Houston author Pamela Fagan Hutchins will be presenting a witty, can-do guide to help writers tackle the overwhelming field of indie-publishing at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Sugarland.

In What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too? Hutchins presents a myriad of resources and experiences that make this overwhelming field manageable. From deciding on the publishing format and pricing to developing and implementing a marketing plan, Hutchins’ guides writers through this publishing maze with tales and tips from a writing journey that has led to national distribution of her books.

Pamela, the new President of the Houston Writers’ Guild, explained that, “Everywhere I went on my 60-city nationwide book tour in 2013, I met wide-eyed writers contemplating indie publishing and overwhelmed with the choices and learning in front of them. It was really a joy to put this book together, and I tried to answer all the questions I got, and then some.”

The event will take place at the Marriott Hotel in Sugarland (16090 City Walk) on August 24th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. This workshop covers everything from “the end” up through sales and distribution strategy, detailed how-to’s, and a marketing an promotion plan that works. Pamela will even share her own marketing plan with the class for her first novel, a plan that hooked several major chain booksellers.

What are people are saying about What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too? Writer and editor Mark Moore wrote, “Sharp, practical, and a pleasure to read, this is an indispensible tool for indie writers. Hutchins maps the shortest distance between you and your readers. You need this book!” Jennifer Meils, journalism teacher, writer and editor noted, “Fabulous! Dozens and dozens of great suggestions and resources. Indie writers are going to LOVE this book, not only for its insights, but for Pamela’s witty personality.”

Hutchins writes award-winning mysterious women’s fiction and relationship humor nonfiction. She has authored eight books, including What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?, Leaving Annalise, Saving Grace, Hot Flashes And Half Ironmans, How To Screw Up Your Kids, How to Screw Up Your Marriage, Puppalicious and Beyond, and The Clark Kent Chronicles. She is also a contributing author to Easy to Love But Hard to Raise and the upcoming Easy to Love But Hard to Teach from DRT Press, Ghosts and OMG – That Woman! from Aakenbaaken & Kent, and Prevent Workplace Harassment from Prentice Hall.

Hutchins is the winner of the Parenting/Divorce category of USA Best Books in 2012 (with award winners in Narrative Nonfiction and Women’s Health too). She won the 2010, 2011, and 2012 Contemporary Fiction awards from the Houston Writers Guild, and their 2012 Nonfiction award. She also won the 2010 Writers League of Texas Romance award, and the 2012 Houston Writers Guild Ghost Story award.

A workplace investigator, employment attorney, and former human resources executive, Hutchins lives with her husband and several of their young adult offspring plus 200 pounds of pets in Houston, but their hearts remain in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.

For more information on the author or the What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?, please visit www.pamelahutchins.com.

If you are interested in the event and/or book or to learn more about SkipJack Publishing, please contact:

Nicole Hutchins

5215 Queensloch Dr.

Houston, TX 77096

T: 713-721-4773

nicole@SkipJackPublishing.com

www.SkipJackPublishing.com

 

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