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Saturday, April 20, 10am-4pm, along with many other presenters, Beth Barany will be speaking at the Day of the Book at JFK University on What Is Your Big Idea?
What is Your BIG Idea? - Beth Barany
Many people have something to say, a big message they want to share with the world. But they don't know how to get it out of their head and onto the page. In this talk, by writing coach and novelist, Beth Barany, she'll take you through the simple, yet powerful steps to get your powerful message into a book.
JFK University, Pleasant Hill main campus, 100 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4817, (800) 696-5358
For early reservations contact: Catharine at firstname.lastname@example.org
Featuring the artists who created Banned & Recovered: Artists Intervention -- a collective response by 37 artists to the conspicuous success of book challenges and bannings in U.S. schools and libraries and the real threats to the U.S. Constitution posed by the 2003 U.S. Patriot Act.
Artists created new works of art inspired by titles from the long list of banned and challenged books. The result is a spectacular collection of witty, whimsical, angry, and thought-provoking statements about the ramifications of censorship and the importance of free speech. Together, the works shed new light on problematic issues and engage visitors in a lively dialog about the power of art in the face of censorship.
- What Is Your Big Idea? - Beth Barany
- Write your Book Now - Catharine Bramkamp
- Build Your Audience On-Line - Stephanie Chandler
- Women in the Air - Jeane Slone
- GALACTIC EXODUS: A Science Fiction Documentary or History of the Future - Michael Somers
- Inheriting Identity: Fiction as Emotional Autobiography - Elizabeth Rosner
- Writing and Self-Publishing as Personal Expressions of Liberation and Autonomy. - K. Tutashinda
- Building a Vibrant Fictional World - Tanya Egan Gibson
- The Art of Spiritual Writing Charles Burack, Ph.D
- What's Your Story? The Heart and Craft of Memoir Writing - Linda Joy Meyers
$35 with lunch
Faculty, staff, alumnae: $25
Morning events free and open to the public 10-12
Panel discussion (lunch) 12-1
Literary salon 2-4
For early reservations contact: Catharine at email@example.com
Reserve online here
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 7am to 6pm. Husband and wife team, Beth and Ezra Barany, will present on
FROM INSPIRATION TO PUBLICATION With Award-Winning, Best-Selling Self-Publishing Experts at the District 57 Toastmasters Conference
Beth And Ezra Barany
FROM INSPIRATION TO PUBLICATION With Award-Winning, Best-Selling Self-Publishing Experts
Want to get your message published? Do it smart. Learn how to get your best ideas to the right audience. Discover how to determine if your idea is a bestselling winner or not. Unlock the secret to getting your book done fast, and walk away with the most important tips on publishing and marketing.
Beth Barany, writer's coach and author of the award-winning Henrietta The Dragon Slayer, has helped authors get their books written, published and marketed for over 10 years; 6 of her clients' books have been bestsellers. Ezra Barany, author of the award-winning bestseller The Torah Codes, also helps authors design and promote their books so they can have the success they desire.
Click here to register: http://www.d57tm.org/spring-conference-2013/ed-sessions/
May 15 to August 15, 2013. Author Coaching and Mentoring Program with Award Winning Author Beth Barany.
COST: $250 for Premium Members / $350 for Basic Members
Register online here: http://www.savvyauthors.com/vb/showevent.php?eventid=1906
Thursday, June 20, 2013, Redwood City Library, Redwood City CA Beth Barany presents on Start Your Writer's Adventure: Write Your Book in 2013
Locations:Redwood City Downtown Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City, CA, 94062. (650) 851-3355
In this presentation by Beth Barany, Creativity Coach and award-winning writer (Uncover the 12 Stages to Writing Your Book and The Writer's Adventure Guide)
- Get clear on your Big WHY for writing your book
- Rediscover your passion for writing
- Forge a clear path from inspiration to completion Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Nov 4, 2013 - Dec 1, 2013. Beth Barany teaches the online course: Increase Your Readership: How to Create and Run a Blog Tour.
COST: $20 for Premium Members/$30 for Basic Members
Register online here: http://www.savvyauthors.com/vb/showevent.php?eventid=1950
> PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Saturday, April 6, 2013, 8:30pm.
Beth Barany will present in the DIVAs Tell All series.
EXIT Cafe: 156 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA. $5 donation suggested.
Beth Barany presented at the The DIVAs Tell All series, an opportunity for female artists to show their work in progress and for audiences to give their support and feedback. Beth showcased her soon-to-be published young adult epic fantasy novel, Henrietta and The Dragon Stone, the second in the series.
April 1-30, 2013 How to Create and Run a Blog Tour. Online live course w/Beth Barany. Sign up here. Cost: $20 (OIRW members); $25 (non-members) Course offered by the Outreach International Romance Writers chapter.
Saturday, March 23, 2013, Fremont, CA Beth Barany presented on Develop and Strengthen Voice and Style for Fiction Writers
to the Fremont Area Writers, a branch of the California Writer's Club
Friday, March 8, 2013. Online webinar on "How to Run a Successful Blog Tour." This free webinar was part of the FREE Wordpress for Business Virtual Summit March 4-8, 2013.
Sign up here: http://bit.ly/WPAcademyBarany.
February 7, 2013. Beth Barany was interviewed about tips from her book, Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing for Shy Writers, at the National Association of Memoir Writers.
For an overview of the interview go here.
RESOURCE: For the full interview, click here to listen, or right-click and choose "Save as..." to download to your harddrive.
January 24, 2013. Beth Barany was a guest on The Authors Corner: YA NITE. This show is part of the Authors Corner with Elaine Raco Chase.
RESOURCE: Authors, if you're curious about getting on Elaine's show or other BlogTalk Radio shows, check out this article I write on my blog, Writer's Fun Zone.
January 24, 2013, Oakland, CA. 9-11am. Beth Barany presented on to the Breakfast Blogging Club.
2013: Wednesday, January 9, 6 pm. Beth presented on Essential Tools for Getting Your Book Done to the California Writer's Club, Saratoga--South Bay Branch
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 6:30 PM TO 10:00 PM .
Organized by the fabulous Jessica Hadari, and her organization, FEM Talks - Alliance of Women Leaders, Educators & Healers, Berkeley, CA.
Saturday and Sunday, October 19-21, 2012.
Beth Barany spoke at the World Authors Conference.
Monday, September 10, 2012
along with author Jim Beuhler.
Saturday, September 12-18, 2012.
with Paula Chaffee Scardamalia of diviningthemuse.com.
Saturday, September 22, 2012, 3pm PST.
September 27-30, 2012. Matera, Italy. Speaking at the
I spoke on Twitter for Authors. I'll also be taking one-on-one appointments with conference attendees. I look forward to seeing you there!
Saturday, August 18, 2012, Belmont, CA. .
Tuesday, August 14, 2012, Santa Cruz, CA. .
Saturday, June 16, 2 to 4pm. San Mateo County Fair. Workshop on with Beth and Ezra Barany, and many other local authors
All events for the Literary Arts Stage are listed here.
Saturday, June 9, 4 to 5:30 pm. San Mateo County Fair. Workshop on with Beth and Ezra Barany.
May 19 and 20, 2012, 9am to 6pm, Both days!
Join us for a two-day writing conference in Oakland, California. All the details here: http://eastbaywritersweekend.weebly.com/
March 3, 2012, 10am to 1pm
February 24, 2012, 11am
February 13, 2012, 7pm
September 29, 2011, Speaking at Women's Fiction Festival at Matera, Italy.
Topics include Book Sales, Social Media, Marketing and Promotions
September 17, 2011. Presentation on Social Media for Writers at the Redwood Writers
June 8, 2011 5:30-8:30pm. Books Are Our Legacy presentation at eWomen in Berkeley, CA, Berkeley City Club. Sign up information coming soon!
Who has secretly or not so secretly harbored a dream of writing a book? Raise your hand proud. Me too. Even in the age of blogging, a book is still one of the most effective ways of diving into the thoughts and imagination of those who inspire us. Books represent a significant symbol of one of our most important and overlooked missions on Earth. Our legacy. Maybe you gave up on that dream because of fears that it takes too much time, or fears that your ideas aren't good enough, or that writing a book is too large an undertaking. Beth will help you discover that none of that is true.
What you'll take away at this powerful session:
- Explore your unique legacy and the impact you'd like to have in the world
- Identify your fears or blocks in the way of writing
- Uncover the key steps to go from start to finish to get writing now!
- Discover the essential elements of writing a book
April 25, 2011 Authors, How Do You Find Your Fans via Social Media? Free monthly teleconference I run.
March 6, 2011, 1pm Guest Instructor:Get Published Before Age 18 Workshop Series with Book Coach Beth Barany: Who is Your Target Audience?
January 31, 2011 to February 27, 2011.
Podcasting Class at SavvyAuthors.com.
December 14, 2010 Writing the Middle-Grade or Young Adult Novel -- Introductory Workshop.
December 13, 2010, 7-10pm. Featured Presenter at FEMtalks on Books Are Our Legacy: Get Started on Yours Today
August and October 2010, day-long event. How to Be a Bestselling Author Workshop. You may think that marketing and selling your books is a scary prospect, but actually marketing and selling is essential to your career as an author. And if you uncover your style of marketing and selling, then ultimately you will sell more books workshop is specifically designed for you if:
You are already published or are working on a book, but you want to be a world-class bestselling author.
- You have a reasonable online presence -- such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn - -and you want to go from spending your time with online socializing to doing online social networking and selling your books through your social networking. (It can be done!) • You want to build your audience by building your list in a way you feel comfortable doing.
- You just *know* that you'd be living your true purpose if your book sold to large audiences.
August 6, 2010, 7-9pm. Co-presenting at a Romance Authors Panel in Union City, Borders bookstore. RSVP on EventBrite.
July 22, 2010. Featured Presenter with co-founder, Cheryl Liquori, at Blogify 101, WEBA Blogging Boot Camp.
Topic: "3 Keys to Blogging Success" Does blogging seem like an overwhelming chore, one more thing on your business to-do list? Actually, blogging is an easy way to promote your business online and establish expertise. By following the three keys to blogging success, you can measurably increase visibility, attract prospects into your sales funnel, and feel confident that your blog is working for your business. BONUS:
July 8, 2010. Get Published Before the Age of 18, Event at The Reading Bug, San Carlos Writing Coach Shu-Hsien Ho and Author Beth Barany presented the key steps that take aspiring writers from idea to publication. Location: The Reading Bug, 785 Laurel St., San Carlos, California.
June 25-26, 2010, Oakland, CA. Blogging for Cash and Clients. For Entrepreneurs and Service Professionals, in conjunction with the Breakfast Blogging Club. A power-packed, writing and marketing filled weekend workshop.
June 14 and 19, 2010Second year Presenting on the 12 Stages of the Writer's Adventure Workshop. And Authors Panel and Book Signing. San Mateo County Fair, Fine Arts Stage. Location: San Mateo, CA.
Saturday, June 5, 2010 3 Essential Tips to Building Your Author Platform Now: Yes, Unpublished Authors too!. A Presentation at the Black Diamonds chapter of the Romance Writers of America. Qin's Bistro, 5007 Lone Tree Way. Antioch, CA 94531.
February 23, 2010. Featured Presenter at the Goddess Collective, Oakland, CA. Topic: You are the Hero of Your Book Writing (and Entrepreneurial) Adventure!
December 14, 2009. Featured Presenter at Spoken Word event, Word Dancing, a monthly word and music series with open mic. It's A Grind Coffee House, San Francisco, CA. Organizer: Jeanne Powell.
September 26, 2009 Silicon Valley Romance Writer's of America chapter. Topic: Social Networking for Authors. Read the event summary here.
World's Hidden Masters. 3-day event, San Francisco, CA, August 2009. Topic: The 8 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Book.
San Mateo County Fair, Cultural Arts Stage, August 2009. Topic: Fairytales, Tarot and Brainstorming: How to Make Story Plotting Fun.
National Romance Writer's of America, Washington D.C., July 2009. Topic: The 12 Stages of the Writer's Adventure.
Oakland Public Library, Piedmont Ave,. Branch, April 2009. Topic: How to get Published Clinic.
San Francisco IABC Independent Communicators, San Francisco, CA, April 2009. Topic: An Independent Communicator's Playshop: Stage 1 of the Writer Entrepreneurs's Adventure: Start From Where You Are.
Black Diamond RWA Chapter, Antioch, CA, March 2009. Topic: Procrastination: The Mother All Evils.
Gilroy Public Library, Gilroy, CA, January 2009. Topic: Mythic Structure for Writers: Empower Your Heroic, Fantasy,and Adventure Fiction!.
Creativity Coaching Conference, Lake George, NY, October 2008. Topic: A Creative in Business: You are the Hero in this Creative Adventure.
> PAST ONLINE and TELEPHONE WORKSHOPS
May 30, 2011, 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. Monthly teleseminar at We Write Books online community for writers. Topic: TBD
May 23, 2011, 1:00 MT (2:00 CT; 3:00 ET; 12:00 PT). Getting Out of Your Own Way Free teleseminar with Dr. Sabrina Schleicher -- Offered exclusively for my friends, fans and clients. Sign up here now for this one-time only teleseminar.
Are you ready to take your writing, your life, your career or your business to the next level? Are you frustrated in your difficulty moving forward? Are you frustrated by not getting the results you want? Join us for this free teleseminar and get the support you need to move to the next level in your life, career or business.
May 1-31, 2011 I am honored to once again participate in Brenda Novak's Online Auction for Diabetes Research.
In case you haven't heard, last year Brenda's auction broke the $1 million mark (as a cumulative total) and set a new annual record by raising $303,000!! She hopes that this seventh year will end in another new record, maybe one closer to $500,000. Please join with me and many others who have donated products, services and other goodies in fighting to make a difference, and donate to win cool prizes, all for a good cause.
I'm donating one ticket to my upcoming Social Media For Fiction Authors online course, Plus -- Yes, there's more! -- The winner will have his or her social media platform and strategy evaluated in a 75-minute phone, then be able to take the 7-week online course at their own pace, or live with us starting June 20th. (a $350 value!)
October 11-17, 2010 Presenter at the 2010 Muse Online Writer's Conference, giving a week-long workshop on: The 12 Stages of the Writer's Adventure. It's too late to sign up for the conference, though you can get the conference handout, the companion to The Writer's Adventure Guide only available here.
October 13, 2010, 4pm Pacific / 7pm Pacific. Teleseminar: "Top 3 Secrets to Selling Books with Social Networking" with Beth Barany.
October 19, 2010, 5pm Pacific / 8pm Pacific. "How to Make Your Own Book Trailer". Many authors think that book trailers don't help increase sales. The reality is that good book trailers are hard to come by, so of course the bad ones don't help increase sales. If the author just follows a step-by-step process, one that is both affordable and simple, the author can have a powerful book trailer that can send readers eagerly to the cash registers. Curious? Then, check out Beth's new Online Chat with SavvyAuthors.com, a monthly workshop. A Bonus to SavvyAuthor Premium members.
With Special Guest, Ezra Barany, expert in attracting readers with video, Beth will help you have more fun and ease promoting online while growing your potential readership, and increasing your sales.
To become a member of SavvyAuthors.com, sign up at www.savvyauthors.com.
October 27 to December 8, 2010, 6 week teleseminar, 4pm Pacific/6pm Central/7pm Eastern. Social Media for Authors, 6-week teleseminar. Getting up to speed on your social can be a pain, and not doing it can cost you much both in dollars and missed opportunities. What if there was a way you could learn what you needed to know to increase your visibility and bring your book to the readers that hunger for its message, and the wonderfully unique experience you provide? Now there is! Cost: $147.
Sign up here:
August 10, 2010, 5pm Pacific / 8pm Pacific. "How to Make Twitter Work For Authors to Promote". Many writers think that interacting on Twitter to promote themselves as authors is a waste of time. But actually, Twitter is a writer's dream way to connect with fans, referral partners, and like-minded people. If you just know the three power tools of Twitter, then you can get the word out to more people about your book and make more sales. Curious? Then, check out Beth's new Online Chat with SavvyAuthors.com, a monthly workshop, "How to Make Twitter Work For Authors to Promote". A Bonus to SavvyAuthor Premium members.
With Online communication expert, and owner of iCrackerjack.com, Peter Ferguson, Beth will help you have more fun and ease promoting online while growing your potential readership, and increasing your sales.
To become a member of SavvyAuthors.com, sign up at www.savvyauthors.com.
August 9 through September 6, 2010 Social Networking for Unpublished and Published Authors A Month-long Online Writing Workshop through the Red River Romance Writers, an RWA Chapter. Check the Red River Romance Writers site for all the sign up details.
You may think that social networking as an author is only for published authors. But actually authors at all stages of their career can use the tools of Twitter, Facebook and blogging (and more!)
If you only learn and implement a few important strategies, you will find that social networking can fit into your busy life, and help grow your career.
August 5-27, 2010 Bring Magic into Your Fiction, an online class at the Low Country RWA chapter.
Jul 28 - Aug 1, 2010 Mini-Workshop on The Top 3 Mistakes Authors Make When Promoting Online as part of the SavvyAuthors.com Summer Symposium. Authors think that promoting online is an overwhelming, time-consuming, and perhaps even pointless process. But actually, making friends online with your soon-to-be raving fans is one of the fastest ways to grow your readership. And if you just implement a few simple and sustainable strategies then you have more fun and ease promoting online and growing your potential readership, and increasing your sales.
- Discover time-saving online tips to work into your busy life
- Uncover how to avoid muddy messages
- Explore your unique style of interacting
March 2, 2010. Guest Expert on Beryl Powell's StartUp Solution Inner Circle monthly teleseminar. Topic: Repurposing Your Marketing Content to Reach More Potential Customers and Make More Money.
Online Writing Workshop through the Low Country RWA Chapter, October 2009 Topic: Overcome Writer's Block
Presenter at the 2009 Muse Online Writer's Conference. Topic: 12 Stages of the Writer's Adventure.
Online Writing Workshop through the Low Country RWA Chapter, February 2009 Topic: Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction for Young Adults.
Online Class in partnership with The National Networker, November 2008 Topic: Make Money While You Sleep: How to Write E-Books in Four Weeks.
Presenter at the Muse Online Writer's Conference, October 2008 Topic: The 12 Stages of the Writer's Adventure.
> MEDIA INTERVIEWS
Beth "applies some very interesting techniques to help her clients 'uncover the hidden diamond within.' " -- LitMinds.org, interviewing Beth about her work as a creativity coach.
Read her interview here.
Contact Beth for interviews and as an on-air guest for call-in shows. She thrives in on-the-spot problem solving to your creativity and writing problems.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & WORKSHOPS
Beth travels to speaking engagements and workshops at conferences for 20-100+ people. Contact her for schedule availability. She will tailor to the needs of your writing group, writing association or business, and speaks on such topics:
"Call to Action: The Writer's Adventure"
"Creativity Techiques to Fill the Well"
Fairytales, Brainstorming Cards & Tarot: How to Plot Quickly and have Fun too! The handout is available.
Bring Magic into Your Fiction
Book Writing from A to Z for Fiction Writers: Character. Plot and Passion, the Winning Combination
How to Craft a Winning Query Letter
How to Win Over an Agent with Your Elevator Pitch
Prime the Mind: Develop a Writing Discipline
Navigate the Maze of Self-Publishing
So You Want to Write a Nonfiction Book! Now what?
Realize your writing dreams.
Educate and activate.
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“Beth's workshop was great. It helped me explore the ideas that had been floating around in my head for years. I learned things about myself and my writing skill.” -- Zana Lugo, Ameriprise
“This is to acknowledge Beth Barany and her workshop. As a writer and publisher of personal growth related human interest stories, and as one with over tweny years' experience attending and facilitating a multitude of personal growth workshops, seminars and conferences, I highly recommend Beth and this workshop. I found the experience to be informative, revealing and even playful. I would encourage anyone wishing to have accurate and meaningful insight on their "inner journey" to participate in this experience.”
-- Don Kirschner, Founding Director at the Society for Return to Honor
“If you're like me and you've always wanted to write a book, but didn't quite understand how, Beth's instruction is an excellent resource.”
-- David Kwong, Berkeley, CA