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      Growing Your Author Platform w/ Jon Finkel at Brown Books in Dallas

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      September 24, 2019

      Tuesday   7:00 PM

      16250 Knoll Trail Drive , Suite 205
      Dallas, Texas

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      Growing Your Author Platform w/ Jon Finkel at Brown Books

      Writing a book is only half the battle for authors. The business of publishing requires us to grow our own audience and expand our reach. In other words, building a platform. In today’s world, with or without a traditional publishing deal, successful writers take the lead in selling their books. Award-winning Jon Finkel will join us to share how his best strategies for finding, engaging, and growing an audience that is hungry for the message and information you can provide. Join us at Brown Books Publishing for this special event September 24 from 7-9 pm. “Selling books is a contact sport,” says Finkel, who has grown a terrific platform on his way to multiple book deals. His latest book, The Life of Dad, as published by Adams Media of Simon & Shuster this past spring. Jon’s grown his audience through multiple streams: He’s been a feature writer and columnist for publications such as GQ, Men’s Health, The New York Times, and many more. Jon co-hosts The Life of Dad Show, which has amassed 600,000 podcast downloads. He has published books with sports legends who have won a combined 14 Super Bowls, 25 NBA Championships, and two Heisman Trophies. Join us at Brown Books in Addison on September 24, 2019 to learn from Jon about the most crucial part of an author’s life: Building a reliable audience. Jon will discuss: How to begin growing your platform. Why joining online groups is critical to your success and how to stretch outside of your comfort zone to reach others. Setting and achieving goals for audience growth. Understanding how to use all of your ideas most effectively. Much more. Join us as we learn from this award-winning author. Jon Finkel bio: Jon Finkel is the award-winning author of The Life of Dad, The Athlete, Heart Over Height, “Mean” Joe Greene, The Dadvantage, Forces of Character and other books about icons, fatherhood and fitness. His work has been endorsed by a range of luminaries, from Spike Lee and Tony Dungy to Jerry Jones, Mark Cuban and Chef Robert Irvine. He is the co-host of the Life of Dad Show podcast and Lunch Break Facebook Live Show, an avid speaker, writer and creative strategist for some of the biggest brands in sports and health. He has also been a feature writer, cover story writer and columnist for GQ, Men's Health, Men's Fitness,, The New York Times, Yahoo! Sports and many more. COME FOR THE PRE-SHOW Grab a bite to eat or something to drink downstairs and meet us upstairs to hang out with fellow writers from 6:30-7:00. Or head down to our meeting room for the official meeting at 7. ABOUT NFAA DALLAS We are a group of writers passionate about all forms of nonfiction writing. At every meeting, you will: -Connect with other nonfiction writers (at all stages of the writing/publishing continuum).-Learn at least one new, applicable tip—if not dozens.-Leave more encouraged than when you walked in. RSVP ASAP! -First time guests always attend their first meeting for free. -Authority and VIP-level members of the NFAA get free access to local chapter meetings. If you're an Authority member, print out your membership page by logging into your NFAA account, and bring it with you to our next meeting for complimentary meeting admission. To become an Authority or VIP member and enjoy a wealth of benefits visit: Meeting Fees • FREE for first-time attendees • $10 if you prepay through EvemtBrite or • $0 NFAA Authority Level members pay $0, as part of your member benefits. DO YOU WANT TO ATTEND MEETINGS FOR FREE? Authority Members of NFAA get free access to our local chapter meetings! If you're an Authority member, print out your membership page (by logging into your NFAA account). Bring it along with you for complimentary meeting admission. Not an authority member yet? Go to to join! PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a leads group. If your primary objective is to sell something; this isn't the group for you. We are here to support each other on the publishing journey.

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