In addition to the FAB event promotions detailed below, it is crucial that authors work to promote their own events to the local media, special interest groups, and personal contacts.
•Media outreach to members of the local and national media. •Listing in our monthly printed event calendar, distributed and posted in all stores. •Link in our monthly e-mail newsletter. •Listing on our social media enabled website event calendar. ◦We will include a link to an author’s website as long as that website includes a link to either fabnola.com or indiebound.com for book purchases. ◦If your book does not show up in our on-line database, please let us know. •Genre specific e-blasts (when applicable). •Extensive social media outreach: Facebook , Twitter , Instagram •Listing in our event ad on the Friday, Gambit, TP and The Advocate Books Page. Listing includes author photo, event details, and one sentence description. •Outreach through our many community partners, when applicable. •School and library visits when applicable/possible.
A $150.00 fee is required in order to schedule an author event at the FAB. The fee helps to cover our event promotions and operating costs. An invoice for this fee will be sent along with your event confirmation, and payment by check is due at least two weeks prior to the event.