WORKSHOP (In Person Or Virtual) 

Five People Minimum

Get Your Author PR Toolkit Right!

All authors need to have a public relations (PR) Toolkit. This micro-workshop will familiarize authors with the four toolkit components: headshot, book cover, bio, book synopsis. (1 hr.)s)

Are You Publicist Ready? ( 2 options: for authors/for small businesses)

When an author decides to work with a publicist, they have two tasks - finding a one that will work for a singular author and being prepared to work with a publicist. What does “prepared” look like? This workshop will share 6 things authors need to do to be prepared to work with a publicist. (1 hr.)

Promote Your Own Book (for authors)

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. (90 mins.)

15 Minutes of Fame (for authors/for small businesses)

Attendees will learn how to create a media plan that will help you successfully get coverage from media outlets offline and online. (2 hrs.)

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"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