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 Welcome to Indie Authors and Publishers… 

Helping Writers and Authors

Navigate the Business of  Book Publishing

Author and Publisher Rosemary Augustine hosts Indie Authors and Publishers, an independent publishing group via a monthly teleconference.  Monthly calls are held on the 1st Saturday of each month (2nd Saturday on the months with a holiday).  Join the Email List to be notified and ask your questions ahead of time or email your questions after the call.  Cost to participate is $5.50 per month.

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You will be directed to a payment screen upon registering for each monthly call.  Maximum attendees for calls is 25 participants.  However, we average about 10 participants each month.  New comers will receive TeleConference Call Etiquette prior to their first call. 

About Your Facilitator – Rosemary Augustine

Rosemary Augustine self published her first book in 1995.  Her publishing mentor was the late Dan Poynter who was the Godfather of self publishing and the author of over 100 books including The Self Publishing Manual.  In the mid 1990s while living in Denver, Colorado, Rosemary was a frequent speaker at the annual Rocky Mountain Book Festival and Aspen Writer’s Conference, as well as a member of Colorado Independent Publishers Association.  She became the President of Colorado Independent Publishers Association  in the late 1990s.  When Rosemary relocated to the east coast in 2001, there were no independent publishing groups to speak of or even participate in. However, she kept writing and later formed Self Publishing for Writers Meet Up Group in Wayne, PA in 2012 – the same year she released her 3rd book 365 Days of Creative Writing.  With that group, she helped over 50 members launch their books through her monthly support and ongoing inspiration as the Self Publishing for Writers MeetUp Organizer.  In 2015, Rosemary relocated to Melbourne, Florida and handed off the Meet Up Group to another author.  But within months, she was asked by many members to continue her support of writers and authors, and provide her knowledge of book publishing to those who sought help in the navigation process of the publishing business.  As a result, Rosemary began The Self Publishing Group in January 2016 using teleconferencing and webinars.  To keep current with the publishing times, Rosemary changed the name of the group to “Indie Authors and Publishers” in mid 2017. Today, Rosemary has over 10 books she has written, and published on four different platforms.  She has branched out and started publishing books for several others since the fall of 2016. Rosemary is knowledgeable in publishing using Ingram Spark, CreateSpace, Kindle, Nook and Smashwords.  She stays abreast of the publishing changes so she can share with others the ins and outs of the publishing world.  Rosemary makes her home in Melbourne, Florida with her kitties Ozzie and Harriet.  Her famous feline and muse, Ziggy, although now in kitty heaven, continues to be a great inspiration.  To learn more about how Rosemary got started as an author and publisher, listen to her Video Interview.

2018 Meeting Schedule

1st Saturday of each Month (unless otherwise noted)

9:30 – 10:30 am Eastern Time Zone

January 6th | February 3rd | March 3rd

 April 7th | May 5th | June 2nd

July 14th (2nd Saturday)

August 4th | September 8th (2nd Saturday)

October 6th | November 3rd | December 1st

Buy Past Recordings of our Saturday Morning Calls:

Goal Setting for 2017 – $5.00

Website  Tips and Recommendations – $5.00

Book Marketing Tips – $5.00

eBook Publishing – $5.00

Publishing Tips and Burning Questions – $5.00

Holiday Marketing – 3 handouts and 2 recordings – $15.00

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