08 April 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Speaker: Anita Paul

Known as "The Author's Midwife", Anita Paul coaches genealogists, corporate professionals, and entrepreneurs to become published authors. Through her Write Your Life program, she shares strategies for writing, publishing and marketing a book, and then leveraging it for success.

A 20-year veteran of marketing communications and public relations, Anita started The Write Image in 1997 and has grown the company into a respected literary consultancy and book publishing services company. Through its Write Your Life program, The Write Image has published numerous nonfiction books in the genealogy, how-to, business, and children's genres. Her expertise has helped authors build their brand, position their platform, and enhance their expertise.

Anita is the author and co-author of several books including Building a Business, Building a Life: Incredible Stories of Women Entrepreneurs; Publishing as a Marketing StrategyHow to Market Your Book Free; and the award-winning Got Proof! My Genealogical Journey Through the Use of Documentation. Anita lectures on various topics related to independent book publishing. She is the host of the web TV show  "Book Your Success".

SU016 Sunday June 7,  10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Publishing to Leave a Legacy: Inspiring Examples in Genealogy Storytelling
Want to publish your genealogy research as a legacy for future generations? Learn how these writers made it happen. Their stories reveal the challenges, mistakes and lessons learned from writing and publishing their legacy stories. Panel with Bernice Bennett, Michael N. Henderson, Nicka Smith, and Angela Walton-Raji.

SU022 Sunday June 7,  1:00  - 2:00 p.m.
Who, What, When, Where? Using Journalism Techniques to Write Your Story
Journalists get to the point with their writing. Learn proven techniques to do the same when writing your family's genealogy story.

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