It’s time to take your writing career to the next level! Join hundreds of other authors and experience unique workshops and panels in writing, marketing, and business practices. The INKERS CON curriculum is designed to bring your career to the next tier—whether you are an aspiring, newly published, or advanced author. Explore the newest concepts in publishing, network with peers, and meet with industry and retail leaders to amp up your sales, quality, inspiration and productivity.
INKERS CON has both digital and physical access! After attending the Dallas, Texas conference on June 5-7th, attendees will also be able to watch high-definition recordings of all presentations. This online access (which releases one month later) will give you the ability to rewatch events as well as catch up on any that you miss.
Early registration is open now and will save you $200! Grab your spot quickly, there is a limited number of early registration tickets!
June 6-7, 2020
Two intensive days designed to propel your career, sales, and earnings to the next level
Learn from industry experts and bestselling authors on a variety of unique topics
Two tracks of learning allow for a wider array of topics, allowing attendees to custom-design a conference itinerary to best fit their needs
High-quality video recordings of every event will allow attendees to rewatch sessions, or catch up on any that you miss
Networking opportunities will allow for friendship and business relationship growth between author attendees
MARKETING & ADVERTISING
Workshops and lectures on how to increase sales, earn more money, and get your novels into more reader hands. Our 2019 conference covered both KindleUnlimited and wide marketing strategies. Publicists spoke on ways that novels stood out, and what caused some books to succeed and others to flop. Bestselling authors shared their secrets to increasing backlist sales, succeeding on Goodreads, and selling more audiobooks. Our 2020 curriculum will focus on unique methods to expand your readership base, build a more solid brand, and increase your sales in a consistent and reliable fashion - including beginning and advanced classes in Facebook, Amazon and BookBub ads.
Workshops on honing your processes to bring your writing to the next level. Our 2019 lineup included Jennifer Probst, author of Write Naked - who taught a packed room five ways to make your story stand out. Visionary writers, coaches and editors taught characterization techniques, plotting strategies, and ways to increase your word count production.
Lectures, expert guidance and interactive workshops designed to improve your profit margins, risk factors and business plans. In 2019, we listened to an attorney speak on legal issues for authors, project managers teach business plans, and a #1 New York Times bestseller discuss productivity hacks. In 2020 we will tackle new issues that will help you to treat your career like a business and increase your profitability, productivity and processes.