Today’s most successful author is one who can write, present, and compute.

Gather with your peers online to learn from a nationally recognized nonfiction book publicist what she sees as requirements for modern book promotion.

We will discuss

  • The 3 essential elements of author infrastructure that every writer needs
  • What a book platform is and why authors need one
  • A strategy for documenting your following

During our time together, you will be invited to ask questions and hear answers to specific book marketing challenges you are now facing.

Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist’s award-winning clients include traditional publishers and their authors, small presses, and independently published adult nonfiction writers and historical novelists.

Stephanie has been helping American authors get reviewed and noticed for the past ten years. Her expertise has been published in Writers’ Digest, Southern Writers Magazine, and San Francisco Book Review. Stephanie was selected to be a 2017 SXSW Interactive Mentor/Presenter and has spoken on book marketing at agents & editors conferences held by Historical Novel Society, Women Writing the West, Oklahoma Writers Federation and the Writers’ League of Texas.

Stephanie Barko’s PR agency was recently voted Best Resource in the Small Business Book Awards. Since its inception in 2005, Stephanie has welcomed bestselling authors to the nonfiction book group in Austin that she moderates, which has been featured on BookBrowse.

In September of 2015, Stephanie launched a web-based app called DIY Book Platform that interactively and economically creates a custom platform for authors of most genres and publishing tracks. Visit with Stephanie at and follow her socially at Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Goodreads, Google+, and Pinterest.

Register for NFWC 2017 here.