Over 1.5 million new books were published in 2012 — over 10 times the number in 2007. 80% of Americans say they have a book inside them. If so, who will buy them? Why is one book a success and another just a paperweight?
With each turn of a page, the changes in the publishing industry create new opportunities, yet still demand the basics as well as innovation. If you want to know how to make your book a success story, ask the woman who built a business of making book success stories possible.
Antoinette Kuritz, CEO of The Kuritz Group, Inc., an organization that includes Strategies Literary PR in San Diego, CA, The La Jolla Writers Conference, and Writer’s Roundtable radio show, is known for taking writers from idea to successful publication and beyond. She helps authors determine the marketability of their idea, build their platforms, determines the best publication method and works with them on PR and Marketing.
Antoinette inspired Chicken Soup mogul Mark Victor Hanson and launched the national career of psychic medium John Edward. She has also worked with Carl Reiner, Betty White, Deepak Chopra and her favorite, Dr. Benjamin Spock. In her 350 radio shows, she interviewed top authors, publishers and agents; in her regular KUSI-TV spot she recommends books from her “Nightstand Reads”.
In 2001, combining her “behind-the-book-cover” expertise and her love of teaching, Antoinette founded the LaJolla Writers Conference. Each November in San Diego, the conference provides an inexpensive, informative and intimate gathering of established authors, agents and editors, guiding writers of all levels to success.
Website: www.LaJollaWritersConference.com Book: 1001 Ways to Celebrate America (2001) Phone: 858 467-1978