8th Annual AuthorYOU ExtravaganzaR

August 23-26, 2018

Beaver Run Resort
Breckenridge, Colorado
Create Your Author and Publishing Breakthroughs… Starting NOW

Anyone who Registers Between 6/8/2018 and 6/30/2018
Will be Entered into a Drawing for a Chance to Win
Their Money Back and Attend FREE!
Children’s Author, Lisa Reinicke has graciously donated this
VIP Seat to the AuthorYOU Extravaganza


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Get ready for an all new AuthorYOU Extravaganza® in 2018. Get ready for Education—the deep dive type. Get ready for entertainment— laughing is the perfect way to end a jammed-packed day of information. Get ready to meet the Who-Who’s in Publishing Service Providers in our Exhibit Hall—your village to create an awesome book, publicity campaign, uncovering sponsors, promotion and much more. And get ready to change your book and authoring life.


Here’s the Opening Line-up starting August 23rd:

Starting with a pre-Author YOU Extravaganza
Advanced Book Marketing Breakthrough Intensive

on Thursday afternoon starting at 1.00 p.m. on August 23rd with:

John Kremer

Kathy Meis

Judith Briles

Followed by the first Author YOU Book Pitch Fest sponsored by Thomson Shore. Open to the public, 15 authors with manuscripts at least 75% completed can pitch their books to five publishing pros. ONE WINNER will walk away with a publishing bonanza package: editing, cover design, interior design and printing. Value: Priceless

Followed by the Grand Opening in the evening … meet our fabulous Exhibitors up front and in person. They’ve got the smarts, experience and tools to make your book shine. And they are available to you through Saturday.

As you meet and greet, why not eat? Yes, indeed … we will have dinner Friday in the Exhibit area …

Get ready to laugh the night away with our entertainment on Friday, August 24th – comedian Chris Voth!

Chris Voth is an accomplished comedian, a licensed teacher, and a published author. He has made several national television appearances, including the Late Late Show, Last Comic Standing, and Comics Unleashed. He also appeared in his own half-hour special on Altitude Sports Cable and was chosen for the prestigious Great American Comedy Festival. A 17-year comedy veteran, Chris is a past winner of the Denver Comedy Works Competition and has worked with everyone from Dave Chappelle to Larry the Cable Guy to Linda Ronstadt.

And then ….

Our line up of speakers includes:

  • Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd®
  • Joan Stewart, the Publicity Hound
  • Kathy Meis, Branding and Distribution Expert
  • John Kremer, Book Marketing expert
  • Jackie Lapin, Positioning and Speaking expert
  • Daniel Hall, Online Product expert
  • Amy Collins, Book and Amazon expert
  • Derek Doepker, Amazon Marketing Ads expert
  • Panel of the Best and Brightest in Book Design
  • Jeff Herman, NY Agent and Foreign Rights Agent
  • Deborah Herman, NY Agent and Publisher
  • Susie Scott, Sizzle Reel expert
  • Mike O’Neil,  2x Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencer
  • Barb Wilson, Word Slayer expert and Editor
  • Authors Photos will be there
  • NY Agent Pitching will be there
  • Book PitchFest will be there

NOTE: Photography, audio and video recording will be occurring at the Extravaganza.