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“Marketing Makeover: A Creative Approach to Book Promotion” with Kristina McMorris

September 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at the Historic Old Church in downtown Portland, Willamette Writers hosts New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristina McMorris who will present “Marketing Makeover: A Creative Approach to Book Promotion”. Join us!

“Marketing Makeover: A Creative Approach to Book Promotion”

KristinaMcMorrisJoin New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristina McMorris to learn innovative yet inexpensive ways to gain the attention of readers, bloggers, media, and more—from effective contests and unique launch events to multi-author collaborations. As a former PR director of an international conglomerate, McMorris will also share insights about combining an advertising perspective and business mentality to help a book succeed in this ever-changing, fiercely competitive market.

About Our Speaker – Kristina McMorris

An award-winning author, McMorris has been published by Penguin, Random House, and HarperCollins. Her debut novel, Letters from Home, released in 2011. Since then, she’s published the novels:

Bridge of Scarlet LeavesThe Pieces We Keep, and The Edge of Lost. Christina Baker Kline, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train, called The Edge of Lost, “Compelling, resonant and deeply moving.”

McMorris knows how to market her books, and she will have great suggestions for the Portland market too. If you watch the morning news, you’ve probably seen her talking about historical fiction on KATU and KGW. You might have also heard her on local radio, or read about her work inThe Oregonian or the Portland Tribune. 

McMorris approaches her book marketing with professionalism and creativity, as well as innovation. Join us at the Old Church on September 6th to hear more about her work.

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September 6, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Old Church, Portland
1422 SW 11th
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 222-2031


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