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February 8-9, 2013

Frances and Jane journeyed to Tallahassee on February 8-9 to present a Publishing and Marketing Workshop for the Tallahassee Writers Association. More than 90 writers attended the session. While in the state capitol, Frances and Jane also toured the Rose Printing facility and visited with Florida author Adrian Fogelin.

Having fun in Tallahassee!
Tallahassee Conference

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November 7-8, 2012

Flagler County Student Workshops

Jane R. Wood and Frances Keiser gave two days of workshops for Flagler County sixth grade students involved in the Josh Crews Writing Project. Get Book Savvy will be publishing an anthology of the students’ work, to be released in spring of 2013.

Frances Keiser, Jane R. Wood, Get Book Savvy, Flagler County Schools

Jane and Fran present to students

Frances Keiser, Jane R. Wood, Get Book Savvy, Flagler County Schools

The kids participate in the presentation

Frances Keiser, Jane R. Wood, Get Book Savvy, Flagler County Schools

Jane gets the kids involved

Frances Keiser, Jane R. Wood, Get Book Savvy, Flagler County Schools

Fran talks about illustrations

 

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September 28–29, 2012

Florida Publishers Association’s Fall Ed-U Conference

Jane R. Wood and Frances Keiser were speakers at FPA’s Fall Conference. FPA members include new and established independent and traditional publishers as well as aspiring authors who want to learn about publishing and marketing. The two day event provided a wealth of networking and learning opportunities. To learn more about FPA, go to www.floridapublishersassociation.com

Don, Sam Rosenberg, and Gay Finkelman

Bob Fleischner, Mark Wayne Adams, Sherry Adams, and Misty

Patricia Charpentier, M.J. Lucas, and Bob Lucas

Betsy Lampé, former Executive Director FPA, and Frances Keiser

Frances Keiser and Betty Wright, Founder of FPA

Frances Keiser, Jim Azevedo from Smashwords, and Jane R. Wood

Patricia Charpentier enjoying the king crab legs

Frances Keiser, Chris Angermann, FPA President, and Jane R. Wood

Frances Keiser, Margo Grace, and Jane R Wood

 

 

 

 

Frances Keiser, Mark Wayne Adams, and Jane R Wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Frances Keiser and Jane R. Wood at the Florida Heritage Book Festival:

Jane and Adrian Fogelin

Jane working the registration desk at the writer’s conference

Fran and Niki

Jane with other attendees at the Diana Abu-Jaber Keynote Luncheon

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Jane R. Wood, former teacher and author of four juvenile fiction books, spoke at our September meeting about marketing and selling books to schools.


Jane Wood teaching

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Jamie Williams, the Community Relations Manager for the Barnes & Noble at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville, spoke at the July Children’s Book Writers meeting. Jamie’s presentation was both informative and entertaining.


Jane Wood, Jamie Williams, Frances Keiser and writers.

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Vic DiGenti, NE Florida regional director for the Florida Writers Association, spoke at the June meeting of the Children’s Book Writers group in Jacksonville about networking and connecting with fellow authors, readers, and book industry professionals. (June 5, 2012)

Children's Book Writers with Vic DiGenti
Frances Keiser, Jane Wood and Children’s Book Writers enjoy Vic DiGenti’s books.
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Brandy Hilboldt Allport, the “Book Lady” at the Florida Times-Union, was guest speaker at the Children’s Book Writers meeting in April. Her topic: Working with the Media. Brandy’s hands were on her face to hide a band-aid covering an insect bite she received while giving an outdoor class for her ninth grade students. Fran and Jane decided to have fun and mimic her pose for the photo. (April 3, 2012)

Frances Keiser, Brandy Allport, and Jane R. Wood

Frances Keiser, Brandy Hilboldt Allport and Jane R. Wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Frances works with writer Judy Dodge on her children’s book, Monkey and the Pumpkin Patch.  (March 10, 2012)

Frances and Judy Dodge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frances advises Judge Dodge on her children’s book.

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Rik Feeney, of Richardson’s Publishing, was guest speaker at the Children’s Book Writers meeting in March. With humor and style, he showed us new publishing trends for 2012. (March 5, 2012)

 Jane Wood, Rik Feeney, Frances Keiser, and members of the Children's Book Writers group


Jane Wood, Rik Feeney, Frances Keiser, and members of the Children’s Book Writers group

 

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Frances and Jane with two students who attended The ABC’s of Publishing a Children’s Book class which they taught through the Division of Continuing Education at the University of North Florida. (February 23, 2012)

UNF Class , Feb 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frances and Jane with students at UNF class on The ABC’s of Publishing a Children’s Book.

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Get Book Savvy goes global! Frances and Jane participate in a video conference call with students at Al-Farabi University in Kazakhstan. (November 17, 2011)

Skype with students in Kazakhstan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frances Keiser and Jane Wood Skype with university students in Kazakhstan.

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Aspiring authors spent a fJane Wood, Amie Runk, and Frances Keiser with aspiring writers at the Get Book Savvy Beach Retreatull day (six hours) of sessions on publishing and marketing along with continental breakfast, gourmet lunch, and a wine and cheese wind-down at a beachfront location in Crescent Beach, Florida. (July 16, 2011)

 

Jane Wood, Amie Runk, and Frances Keiser with aspiring writers at the Get Book Savvy Beach Retreat

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Frances and Jane with award-winning author Adrian Fogelin at the University of North Florida’s Writers Conference. (August 2011)

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Frances and Jane worked with aspiring children’s book authors at the University of North Florida Writer’s Conference (August 2011)

Jane R. Wood and Frances Keiser with members of the Children's Book Critique Workshop at University of North Florida's Writer's Conference