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Everything an author needs to participate in Story Con 2014
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Story Con Is Just a Month Away! 

Events Schedule

Find out when your panels are scheduled, and learn about the other panels at Story Con.
 

Contribute to the Blog!

Story Con would like to invite all confirmed authors to contribute  posts to the Story Con blog.
  • Got a Book review to share?
  • Want to tell the world how you came up with your latest plot twist?
  • Need to get something off your chest about your favorite author?
We want your reader focused contributions. (This isn't the place to focus on how to write.) Content doesn't have to be new or fresh. We will take cross links to posts on your site as well. Consider this a way to amplify your voice and reach those who will attend Story Con. (Content will be approved by the site managers) Interested? Click the button below.
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FAQ: Will there be a book table where I can sell books?


YES! The book table will be run by The Friends of the Vancouver Community Library. Proceeds will be split 60% to the author 40% to the Friends. I have a meeting with them next week. More information to follow. 

Save the Date!

Evening, Friday October 17th
Private Reception
for Story Con authors

At Vintage Books in Vancouver.

Get a chance to meet with your fellow authors, and meet with readers at an invite only reception for Story Con authors. (Come ready to sign books.) More information to follow!

Confirmed Authors

We have a fantastic crew of authors coming this year! Check out who all will be there.

Be the Campaign

Story Con will succeed or fail in some measure based upon your enthusiasm. While we do have a facebook page, we don't have the staff this year to create a true social media campaign. If this thing is going to rock, it will take your participation in a grassroots marketing effort. Help us get readers there by advertising your participation to your fans, and let the public know through social media and sites like Meetup.

It's your con--Be the Campaign! Direct readers to: http://storyconvention.com and feel free to use the logo image at the top of this email.

Where We Stand

Story Con 2014 is going to fly! I am excited with how well this is coming together. It's going to be small. We are aiming for between 250 to 300 attendees at any given moment. I expect that some people will only come for a couple of hours so overall attendance should be a little higher. To be honest I am mostly worried this year about overwhelming our venue, but that is problem I will take.

Consider our first year as a proof of concept. I believe that the Portland Metro area is ripe for a new reader focused convention! Such conventions have been hugely successful in the past and I expect they will be again in the future.

We aren't even done with 2014 and the team is already talking about 2015. We already have some ideas about what we want to do to build enthusiasm over the next twelve months... but that's getting a little ahead of ourselves. For now we are just looking to create a great event that builds momentum. I'm really happy to have all of you on board.

I can't wait,
Erik Wecks
Copyright © 2014 Erik Wecks, All rights reserved.


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