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Pen to Paper Literary Symposium


Time out for excuses! Publish your book now!

Learn how at the

Eleventh Annual

Pen to Paper Literary Symposium!


Pen to Paper Literary Symposium



Saturday, October 4, 2014

9 AM to 5 PM
Central State University - West Campus
840 Germantown Street 

Dayton, OH 45402
Your registration includes
continental breakfast, lunch, conference material, giveaways and
volumes of information from publishing experts!
Space is limited so only serious aspiring authors please!
Only $147


Register by September 1, 2014 for these added bonuses:


  • Save $40 on registration
  • Self-Publishing Made Easy Purposeful Publishing Journal (valued at $25)
  • Thirty-minute complimentary consultation with Val (valued at $50)
Invest in your dream today for only $107 and earn $115 in incentive bonuses!
Only $107!



Can't make the face-to-face conference?
Want to avoid the hassle of travel and lodging?

The Self-Publishing Made Easy DVD set is just for you!

From the convenience of your home, you'll get

* expert publishing training
* insider secrets about the book business
* detailed information to start your writing career
* proven techniques to save you thousands of dollars, mountains of frustration and more!
Click here for more!

Tentative Schedule

8:30 AM
Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 AM
Establishing Your Publishing Company
With polished manuscript in hand, what’s next? Self-publish? Vanity press? Print-On-Demand? With Self-Publishing Made Easy, Valerie J. Lewis Coleman will save you hours of research, thousands of dollars and mountains of frustration. Avoid the top five mistakes made by new authors. Get industry secrets publishers don’t want you to know. This expert problem solver will navigate you through the mysterious labyrinth of self-publishing to make publishing quick, easy and affordable!
10:30 AM
Judging a Book by Its Cover and Content
Despite the cliché, readers do judge a book by its cover as well as the content. Avoid the top eleven writing mistakes made by most new writers. Learn what keeps an avid reader from choosing your book. Understand the components of a quality book cover. Follow these easy steps to make your book a national treasure.
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Pricing Your Book to Sell
How much is too much? Valerie reduces the complicated language of pricing-model theories to two simple factors. Determine the essential components to effective book pricing and price your books to sell!
2:00 PM
Copyright 101
What’s the best way to protect your manuscript? Is a “poor man’s” copyright legitimate? Valerie delves into the when, where, why and how to file a copyright.
3:00 PM
Millionaire Mindset for the Self-Published Author
Any author will tell you that the most difficult part of this business is marketing and promotions. How do you get your book off the shelf and into the hands of your readers? Learn tips to promote your book without going broke. Gain insight about channels of distribution and how to work networking. Learn the formula for becoming a bestselling author.
4:30 PM
Wrap-up and Surveys 


Comments from previous attendees...


"Valerie, you're the Dr. Oz of publishing. When are you coming back to Oklahoma?"
Attorney Carl Lewis said, "You have to bring this event to Cincinnati!"
Dr. Marva L. Mitchell said, "The conference and venue were great!"
Wendy Beckman, professional editor and published author, said, 'I've been asking you for years to do this conference in Cincinnati. Now's the time!"
"Valerie's explanation of self-publishing came right on time! She provided some great nuggets of wisdom!"
"I liked the wide variety of information presented without hesitation!"
"Since I'm new to publishing, it was great to learn all aspects of the business!"
"I recommend this symposium to any author!"
"This was my first time attending. I plan to return next year!"
"Everything was excellent and worth it. I enjoyed the promptness!"
"The symposium gets better year after year!"
"It exceeded my expectations!"
"OMG! I loved everything!"



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