2014 Schedule

2014 IndieReCon Agenda
Tues, Wed, Thurs (Feb 25-27)
(Note: Items in BOLD are live chats - either on Twitter or on the web site)
*All Times are EST*

Tuesday, February 25th 
10:00 ~ Welcome/Kick Off  by S.R.Johannes/Ali Cross
>>10:15  - 11:00 ~ Q&A with S.R. Johannes/Ali Cross (Twitter Chat #IndieReCon)
11:00 ~ Facing Your Fears by Susan Kaye Quinn
>>11:30 - 12:00 Facing Your Fears with Susan Kaye Quinn (IndieReCon Facebook Page Chat)
12:00 - 2:00 ~ The Evolving Indie Industry and Standing Out in the Pile with JA Konrath and Barry Eisler (IndieReCon Web Chat)
2:00 ~ How To Write A Novel: The Seven Stages of the Creative Process by Orna Ross (in discussion with three other members of The Alliance of Independent Authors, Jessica Bell, Kevin Booth and Roz Morris)


Wednesday, February 26th
10:00 ~ Working with Hybrid Authors by Lara Perkins from Andrea Brown Literary Agency
>>10:15 - 11:00 ~ Author Working with an Agent with S.R. Johannes  (Twitter Chat, use #IndieReCon to participate)

11:00 - 12:00 ~ Write It Forward:  How To Plan For and Build a Career as a Writer with Bob Mayer (IndieReCon Web Chat)
12:00 ~ Creating a Rock Star Publishing Team for Your Book by Miral Sattar from BiblioCrunch
2:00  - 3:00 ~ Write, Publish, Repeat: How to Turn Your Art From a Hobby into a Real Business with Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt and David Wright (Live Podcast)

3:00 - 4:00 ~ Write, Publish, Repeat: How to Turn Your Art From a Hobby into a Real Business with Johnny B. Truant, Sean Platt and David Wright (Twitter Chat, use #IndieReCon to participate)
4:00 ~ Your Book Registration Basics 101 by Peter Bowerman
6:00 ~ How to Begin a Successful Author / Producer Relationship by Kelli Shane   
>>6:15 - 7:00 ~ Producing Audiobooks: The Author / Producer Relationship with Ali Cross and Kelli Shane (Twitter Chat, use #IndieReCon to participate. Great apps to use: Hootsuite.com, Tweetdeck.com or http://www.tchat.io/, etc.)
7:00 ~ THE #1Most Powerful Book Promotion Strategy (NOT Social Media) by Peter Bowerman

8:00 ~ Creating Book Buzz by KP Simmon (InkSlinger PR)

9:00 - 10:00 ~ Surviving Indie Publishing with Susan Kaye Quinn  (IndieReCon Facebook Page Chat https://www.facebook.com/indiepubrecon)

10:00 ~ Building Your Indie Platform by Martha Carr


Thursday, February 27th
10:00 ~ Getting Started on Goodreads by Patrick Brown, Director of Author Marketing for Goodreads 
11:00 ~ Maximizing Your Sales at Kobo by Mark Lefebvre from Kobo 
12:00 ~ Publishing / Thinking Outside the eBox by Amy Edelman from IndieReader
2:00 ~ Understanding Amazon's Recommendation Engine by David Gaughran
>>2:15 - 3:00 ~ Let's Get Visible with David Gaughran (IndieReCon Web Chat on our site homepage)
3:00 ~ Taking Goodreads to the Next Level by Patrick Brown, Director of Author Marketing for Goodreads
4:00 ~ The Amazon Power of Selling by Jim Kukral from Author Ad Network
6:00 - 7:00 ~ The Guerrilla Marketer's Guide Top Selling Fiction On Kindle with Michael Alvear (IndieReCon Web Chat on our site homepage)
7:00 ~ Optimize Searches on Your Book (Metadata/SEO) by Lori Culwell
8:00 ~ Partnering Digital Sales with Indie Stores by Mark Lefebvre from Kobo
9:00 - 10:00 ~ Wrap Up and Giveaways with the IndieReCon Team (Twitter Chat, use #IndieReCon to participate. Great apps to use: Hootsuite.com, Tweetdeck.com or http://www.tchat.io/, etc.)