Congratulations to our members on their accomplishments so far this year!
- Jeanette Grey’s Goal Setting for the Chronically Disappointed Writer workshop will be presented at NECRWA and Nationals!
- Jean Gordon’s 1st sweet romance with Sweet Romance Press was released on Feb 1, 2019. Jean has been invited to write a book for the Christmas series with SPP – The Gift of Hope
- Rebecca Grace Allen’s novel Her Claim was named Romance Novels for Feminists’ Best Contemporary Romance of 2018
We have an exciting program coming up this month! Join us February 9 at the East Greenbush library. Our business meeting will begin at 1pm, followed at 2pm by a Skype workshop with the founders of Book+Main
An Introduction To Book+Main
Meet Tracey Suppo and Melissa Saneholtz, the brain power behind Book+Main. A content-based social media community, Book+Main is the next-generation platform for how readers find books and authors find readers. From debut authors to #1 New York Times bestsellers, Book+Main Bites is where the book world comes to connect. In this workshop, you’ll discover Book + Main’s custom-built platform and statistics proving Bites sell books, find out how to get started, best practices for posting Bites and promotional ideas to kick-start your exposure. You’ll also get a sneak peak on what’s to come from Book+Main!
Tracey Suppo | CEO
Prior to co-founding Book+Main, Tracey held the position of vice president of marketing at a national commercial real estate company for 18 years. Clients included GE, Sunoco, BP, 7-Eleven, and more. She built and managed a nine-person marketing team during her tenure. Tracey also owns a romance book blog and reader group with more than 20k romance readers, authors and industry professionals. In 2016, she published her first romance novella, which reached number one in her category on Amazon.
Melissa Saneholtz | CMO
Melissa comes to Book+Main with over 10 years in sales and marketing, four of which have centered around the publishing industry. Having owned and operated a successful PR and marketing company dedicated to romance authors since April of 2014, Melissa has built a strong network of publishers, authors, bloggers, and other industry professionals. Under her guidance, many authors have hit lists such as USA Today, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and countless Amazon bestseller lists.