Authors will learn how to Maximize Your Revenue as an Independent Author, how to reach the New York Times Bestseller list with your ebook and learn how to promote your own book (Cherrie Woods). For more information and to register, register HERE
Short Story Fest 2021 (Online)
A day-long online festival of workshops, author chats, entertainment, and a few surprises. I will teach my PR during COVID-19. The full lineup of presenters and registration can be found on the festival website HERE
Enoch Pratt Free Library (Online)
Poetry Workshop with Cherrie Woods and Alan King (How to Sell Your Poetry Book)
Though self-publishing and book promotion are becoming common, poetry remains a niche market. How does a poet become successful and increase book sales since poetry has its own unique nuances and requirements for promotion? Cherrie Woods (book publicist/self-published poet) along with Alan King (traditionally published poet) will share strategies for promoting your poetry project. Register HERE
Enoch Pratt Free Library (Online)
Caribbean Heritage Month Author Panel featuring author Ingrid Persaud
Join us for a reading and panel conversation with Ingrid Persaud and local authors to celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month, moderated by Cherrie Woods. HERE
Albany Public Library (Online)
Promote Your Own Book
This interactive workshop will share relevant and practical PR strategies to help authors develop a public profile for themselves and their books, and ultimately, increase sales. Cherrie Woods, PR Consultant/Author will share her expertise. Register HERE
Who's Zoomin' Who? (One on One training)
Whether it’s for a media interview, a job interview or for a business presentation. You will learn: 1. How to speak well (reduce the "ums") 2. What to say; how to respond 3. Where to position yourself/posture/lighting 4. What to wear / makeup or not And more. Book your one-on-one session with PR expert Cherrie Woods now! Rate: $75/hr. (add’l cost to get a recording of session). Email HERE to schedule.
This interactive workshop will share relevant and practical PR strategies to help authors develop a public profile for themselves and their books, and ultimately, increase sales. Topics include: Book world Stats and Facts; how to develop an Author PR Toolkit, Testimonials vs. Reviews; PR Tips during COVID-19, etc. (90 mins./handouts)
Attendees will learn how to create a media plan that will help you successfully get coverage from media outlets offline and online. Topics include: Getting ready for interviews, Author PR Toolkit, How to write a pitch letter; etc. (120 mins./ handouts)
All authors need to have a public relations (PR) Toolkit. This workshop will familiarize authors with four toolkit components: headshot, book cover, bio and book synopsis. (60 mins.)
"This is the first time we’ve had Cherrie Woods present at our library and I look forward to having her bring her energy and expertise back again for more workshops on helping writers get their works known to the reading public."
– Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Branch
"Cherrie Woods gave us lots of useful tips & tricks for navigating the self-publishing world. Her speaking style was engaging and her presentation software was easy to read and fun to follow"
– DC Author Festival Chair, Washington, DC
"Cherrie Woods’ workshop for authors was on point and incredibly insightful! It was jam packed with great ideas writers can use immediately. Based on our attendees’ evaluations, her workshop was one of the very best they had ever attended!"
– Black Writers Guild of Maryland