You've written the perfect manuscript. It was a labor of love and now it's ready for the world, but how will your readers find it?

Whether you use a traditional publisher or self-publish, marketing is up to you!

But how????

Called the best book marketer he's ever seen by Steve McCondichie, a publisher at Southern Fried Karma Press, T.M. Brown will reveal his secrets in this short seminar. T.M. Brown wrote a book for his grandchildren, then decided to sell it. Learn how he went from being a teacher and coach to a featured presenter at the Decatur Book Festival with glowing reviews of his book from Southern Writers Magazine and literary reviews. 

Learn how to market and sell your book!


Sat, November 25, 2017  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST


Columbus Botanical Garden 3603 Weems Road, Columbus, GA 31909

Legal Issues In Writing

You've finished writing the perfect manuscript, but have you thought through your legal rights and liability?

What about copyright? How safe is your work? Can you use trademarked names like Batman, Superman, Clorox? What's an ISBN? When do you need it? Why did Create Space issue you a second one? What's in this publishing contract? Are you about to be taken?

(SPEAKER TBA) will answer these questions and more!


Sat, January 13, 2018  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST


Columbus Botanical Garden 3603 Weems Road Columbus, GA 31909

Mission Statement

The Chattahoochee Valley Writers, Inc. seeks to nourish, stimulate and fund the development of literary arts by holding educational conferences, workshops, public readings and similar  activities to support the advancement of writers throughout the Chattahoochee Valley and beyond.