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Inkers Con Digital Conference 2024

Join the premier online event for independent fiction authors

July 20th to August 2nd

Your digital ticket includes:

24 Author
Classes

20+ Author
Roundtables

2 Networking
Events

8+ Bestselling
Author Q&A

8 Co-Writing
Sprints

Thriving
Community

You'll also gain access to 24 brand new classes for indie fiction authors, taught by experts like

Melanie Harlow
Theodora Taylor
Jeff Wheeler
Catharina Maura

Why attend Inkers Con Digital Conference 2024

Expert Guidance to Accelerate Your Success:

Inkers Con 2024 brings together best-selling authors and writing experts who will share their knowledge and expertise. You'll learn valuable techniques, tips, and strategies that can significantly enhance author career. You will have access to all 24 recorded classes.

Networking Opportunities:

Inkers Con 2024 provides ample networking opportunities with fellow authors, industry professionals, and experts. Building connections and relationships within the writing community can open doors to collaborations, mentorship, and future opportunities.

Inspiration and Motivation:

Immersing yourself in a community of passionate and like-minded individuals can be incredibly motivating. Inkers Con 2024 offers a fun environment where you can draw inspiration, regain motivation, and reignite your creative spark.

Professional Development:

The event offers professional development planning, allowing authors to set goals, identify areas for growth, and create a roadmap for their writing career. This strategic approach can lead to improved productivity, enhanced authorpreneur skills, and a clear path to success.

Convenience and Flexibility:

Inkers Con 2024 is a digital event, eliminating the need for travel and providing flexibility in attendance. You can participate from the comfort of your own home, accessing the recorded content at your own pace and convenience. You'll have 6 years of access to all the content.

Inkers Con 2024 Class Line-up

MARKETING CLASSES

Building Superfans

by Angel Lawson and Kristen Oliphant
A bestselling author isn't just born, but created from a strong fanbase of loyal and passionate readers. This class will look at ways authors can take a page from brands like Taylor Swift or the Savannah Bananas to cultivate the kind of rabid fandom that will continually grow and support a long-term author career. Bestselling authors Angel Lawson (dark reverse harems) and Emma St. Clair (closed door rom-coms) will discuss practical ways that authors can build a fandom, no matter the genre. 

The 3 R's of Authorial Evolution

by Daniela Romero
As the saying goes, change is the only constant. But how do you navigate this change in a world where staying relevant is crucial? The answer lies in the 3 Rs. Rebranding, Relaunching, and remaining Relevant. Taking cues from giants like Apple, Lego, and Nora Roberts, this workshop offers insights into refining your author brand, reintroducing your work, and consistently resonating with your audience. Together, we'll learn how to keep the flame of relevance burning bright in an ever-changing bookish world.

Data-Driven Cover Design

by Laura Hildago
Your book's cover could mean the difference between standing out in a crowded market or disappearing into it. In this class, a professional cover designer will discuss the evolution of book marketing and how to design a cover that is an intelligent combination of design and marketing. She'll share case studies and real-life examples to illustrate how data-driven design decisions can lead to better book sales. 

Maximizing Your Marketing with Emails

by Terezia Barna
Create a strong connection with your readers with consistent and sales-generating emails. In this class, you’ll brainstorm your way to a content calendar, learn how to sell books without being salesy, and unlock tricks to higher delivery rates.

The Hidden Six Figure Author: Building a Sustainable Indie Career

by Melissa Miller
There is a recipe to building a sustainable indie career - you just have to figure out your unique ingredients, time tables, and process. Learn savvy strategies and how to forge your own path from a bestselling author who has earned a six-figure net income for over a decade.

Opening the Bestseller's Vault of Secrets

Six bestselling authors will take our main stage and share their biggest tips, mistakes to avoid, and their journey to superstar success - plus answer our attendees' most burning questions in the areas of marketing, business, advertising, and craft.

From Pen to Platform: Building Your Author Brand on Social Media

by Xio Axelrod
Learn how to start from scratch and build a brand and an audience through social media. Xio Axelrod caught the attention of readers and major publishers before she published her first novel - all through her branding. Find out how you can use your storytelling skills and creativity to create pre-buzz, boost sales, and create a fandom of loyal and enthusiastic readers.

Brandcraft: An Author's Guide to Building an Enduring Brand

by Orlando Sanchez
Who are you? From understanding your unique voice to connecting with your target audience, this presentation is designed to delve into the intricacies of crafting a distinct author identity, and how to elevate your authorship into a recognizable and resonant brand. (virtual presentation)

How to Leverage Book Signing Events to Make Money, Build a Network, and Turn Readers into Superfans

by Kaydence Snow
Learn how to turn book signings into revenue streams, networking hubs, and fan-engagement platforms. From securing coveted spots to mastering pre-order strategies, and much more, this session is full of practical, actionable information for both new authors and seasoned pros.

The “Direct” Path From Followers to Buyers. Why your readers WANT to buy directly from you and how you can encourage them!

by Chelsea Bennett
Struggling with the idea of getting your readers to buy direct from you? In this class, you’ll learn you how to shift reader mindsets, build connections, incentivize, and retrain your buyers to shop direct. You’ll learn why your readers WANT to buy directly from you and how you can encourage them!

BUSINESS CLASSES

The Secrets of Selling Books on Amazon

by Penny Sansevieri
Discover hidden sales opportunities through Amazon’s metadata, keywords, editorial reviews, author videos, and their powerful backend systems. Bring your pen and paper - you'll leave this presentation with an action list of ways to boost your sales on the world's biggest book retailer.

The Path to a Million Book Sales

by Lee Savino
A bestselling author will share her strategies to move the sales needle and how she grew her business to reach a seven-figure annual income. Along the way, she'll reveal her best insights into marketing, co-writing, selling direct, and more.

Planning For Author Success

by Sarra Cannon
Achieving success doesn't mean you have to work non-stop. In this presentation, learn how to create a work plan that allows you to focus your time and energy where it matters most - creating success.

Writers' Antidote To Being Overwhelmed

by Becca Syme
Feelings of being overwhelmed can choke off creative pathways, slow down progress, and often bring your career to a grinding halt. But it doesn’t have to be that way! In this workshop you’ll learn the core source of being overwhelmed, things that trigger it, and how you can orient your life to avoid it.

Mastering Direct Sales on Shopify

by Pierre Jeanty
Dive into the world of direct sales and learn how to leverage Shopify to sell your books independently. This class is designed to introduce you to the benefits of selling directly to your audience, teaching you how to enhance your Facebook advertising, gain direct customer insights, and enjoy the financial benefits of immediate sales without the wait for royalties.

ADVERTISING CLASSES

How To Reach More Readers And Sell More Books With Facebook Ads In 2024

by Matthew J. Holmes
Ready to harness the true power of Facebook Ads? Tried it all before, but nothing has worked? Struggling to scale profitably? In this class, discover a simple, scalable and profitable Facebook Ads strategy that takes 1-2 hours per week to manage, whether you’re selling on retailers, such as Amazon, or selling direct on your own store.

A Better Approach to AMS ads

by Quinn Ward
AMS Ads can be a difficult nut to crack… unless you know what to avoid and what to capitalize on. In this class, an ads expert will go through the 5 Do’s that you should implement in your AMS ads and the 5 Don’ts that could tank your ads’ chance of success.

A Crash Course in Online Ads for Authors

by Laurie Cooper
Advertising your books doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. In this class, learn how to strategically schedule ads online, build your network of contacts, and affordably promote your books through online advertising. (virtual presentation)

CRAFT CLASSES

Tackling the Tropes of Your Genre

by Dawn Alexander and Jessica Snyder
Hook readers and escalate your storytelling skills with a trope-based story blueprint. This class will define what tropes are (and aren't) and their uses in a novel. Attendees will learn how to deconstruct the framework, expectations and implications of a trope, and how to seamlessly integrate tropes across genres.

Between Pantsing & Outlines: The Skeleton Draft

by Steff Green
Do you love pantsing but want the speed and organization of outlining? If so, meet the skeleton draft! In this class, discover a unique technique a bestselling author uses to streamline her writing process, create engaging characters and plots readers love – without sacrificing the surprises, twists, and creativity that make pantsing so much fun.

Creating a Series Addiction

by Kristen Oliphant
Writing in a series is one of the fastest avenues to great profit, but only if you can hook the readers and keep them reading through the books. In this class, learn how to increase readthrough by writing addiction-worthy series and fully optimizing your books for maximum readthrough.

The Secrets of Successful World Building

by Giana Darling
A bestselling author will teach how to create suspense and anticipation in your series' first book. She'll also share marketing tips to generate hype, how to create vivid secondary characters, and ways to keep readers begging for more.

Creating Conflict With Your Characters

by TM Holladay
Multi-point character relationships are a gold mine for creating the best kind of story tension and conflict. In this class, learn how to audit your plot through a lens of the various character relationships involved and how they can interconnect for better storytelling.

Dynamic Openings for the Win

by Annabeth Albert
A fresh take on opening chapter(s) for all genre fiction writers—not just those meet cutes, but also spooky first impressions and horrific sightings! Packed with tips and tricks on backstory, saggy openings, POVs, and memorable character intros. You'll leave the class with more confidence in your openings and the skills to woo more one-click readers.

From the beginning, our goal with Inkers Con is to make it accessible to all, regardless of location. With the Inkers Con online access, attendees can watch and re-watch professionally-filmed, high quality presentations from any location. All classes are taught by bestselling authors and industry experts and contain up to date and actionable information.

This conference access will:

What's Included in your online access ticket:

24 Premium Presentations For Authors… $997 value
8 Q&A’s with Bestselling Authors… $297 value
Interactive Author Networking and Industry Discussions…. $397 value
Private Online Author’s Community… $197 value
Six years of access to this amazing content!

Your investment… $249
Early Registration Discount Price – $199
This access will unlock on July 19, 2024.

Single Payment

$199

2 Payments

$100

What Others Are Saying...

"Inker's Con was the best money I have spent for my career this year, possibly ever."
Alyssa Bailey
USA Today and International Best Selling Author
"All authors, whether aspiring, new or established must attend Inkers Con... It's the best investment."
L.L. Hunter
Bestselling Author with 50+ published books
"Inkers is such an awesome conference, always learn so much and feel more energized about my writing after. "
Lisa Chalmers
Romance Author
"After 18 years in the publishing industry, with 77 books published, I signed up for my first Inkers Con and the amount of information on offer blew my mind!
I learned so much and can't wait to implement new strategies for my books. Thank you, Inkers Con."
Nicola Marsh
USA Today Bestselling and Multi Award Winning Author
"No matter where you are in your publishing career, Inkers Con has the information you need to take the next step."
Jennifer Allis Provost
Author with 40+ published books
"This was my first time attending Inkers Con, and I'm so glad I did. It went above and beyond my expectations. I've already been able to put much of what I've learned into practice. Thank you!"
Heather Marie Reaves
Author with 8 published books

Schedule of Live Events

Week 1
July 20-26

Week 2
July 27 - Aug 2

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Frequently Asked Questions

Everyone joins Inkers Con at a different point in their career. We have new authors who are building their foundation and want the best information right from the start. We also have authors with dozens (the highest we’ve heard so far is 110) of books who are refining their craft and advancing their marketing. It is never too late or too early to join Inkers Con. Plus, with six years of access you can grow and access the content you need when you’re ready for it.

Get excited! We will launch Inkers Con 2024 Digital on July 19, 2024 at 6 p.m. ET, with a 2 week event that includes attendee roundtables and live bestselling author Q&As.

On July 19th you will gain immediate access to all the classes online with presentation downloads, transcripts, and audio files. You have 6 years to enjoy the presentations.

You can absolutely write, publish, and market your books without any help, or just using assorted free trainings out there. To be frank, it will most likely take you quite a bit longer though.

We believe so strongly that you’ll learn and see an increase in your sales based on these classes that we’re proud to offer a 100% money-back “no questions asked” guarantee for 30 days after the digital launch. If you don’t feel like you’ve learned something new that will expand your business and increase sales – just reach out to Terezia at terezia@inkerscon.com and we will refund you right away. There is no risk in trying the conference out.

We welcome all your questions. Please send them to info@inkerscon.com.

You will have full access to all of the classes listed on the conference lineup, plus any recorded roundtables, Q&As, transcripts, and audio files for six years from the date of purchase. You’ll have plenty of time to absorb and implement the awesome information. Plus, you can rewatch them as many times as you want.