Save the Date: IPNE’s 11th Annual Conference is
Nov. 18–19, 2022

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Are you planning on writing a book, in the process of writing one, or just curious about how to go from a manuscript to finished work?

Whether you publish traditionally or on your own, you’ll likely be in charge of things like your own publicity and marketing, or and you’ll need to know about book design, metadata, ISBNs, and book launches. The two days of sessions on the publishing process will be capped by our Annual Book Awards.

At the 11th Annual IPNE Publishers & Writers Conference, we’re bringing in speakers who’ve “been there, done that,” speakers who’re eager to share their expertise to help you flatten your learning curve.

Topics and speakers are pretty well set for 2022, but things can change, and we always welcome ideas for next year, so:

  • If you’d like to suggest a topic, please fill out this form.
  • If you’d like to volunteer to speak or want to recommend someone, please fill out this form. 

Our experts will present on topics such as:

  • Publishing with the help of IngramSpark
  • Book promotion including BookTok and book trailers
  • Book and cover design
  • Building and serving your mailing list
  • Using Kickstarter to fund your book
  • Getting book reviews
  • How to avoid predatory “hybrid” publishers
  • Using KDP and following Amazon best practices
  • Copyright, public domain, and other legal topics
  • And much more!

Make Better Books & Sell More of Them” is the theme of the 2022 conference, coming to you via Zoom  on Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19. The fee is affordable, and you don’t need to be a publisher, a published author, or even a New Englander to join the virtual crowd.

The Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) is excited to announce the dates and give some info on this year’s conference. We’ll be having all our events on Zoom starting Friday afternoon, November 18th, and continuing Saturday morning through the evening, culminating with the 9th Annual IPNE Book Awards.

About the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE)

The Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) is an organization of professionals, authors, and companies who collaborate to help each other learn and succeed in the independent book publishing field.