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Sunday, October 7, 2012

October Speaker Beth Carter Talks About Marketing


Beth Carter is the author of two picture books, WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE? and THE MISSING KEY. Her short stories and poems are published in three ECHOES OF THE OZARKS anthologies, as well as A Bad Hair Day anthology. Carter’s six-word memoirs were published in IT ALL CHANGED IN AN INSTANT, alongside famous authors and celebrities and SIX WORDS AT WORK, another six-word memoir collection.

In marketing for over 20 years in the fields of healthcare, banking and green heat, Carter has received awards for her writing and was previously a bank vice president. After 16 years of being a single mom and working in corporate America, Carter happily shed her bank suits, heels, and 8 a.m. meetings and now writes from home in her pj’s. She fully admits to a slight obsession with T.J. Maxx, skinny vanilla lattes and guacamole (though, not at the same time).

Carter lives in the Midwest and is a member of Ozarks Romance Authors, Sleuths’ Ink Mystery Writers, and Ozarks Writers League. She founded the one-month writing challenge, JANO, for Sleuths’ Ink in 2009 and served as vice president of Sleuths. Follow her at http://banterwithbeth.blogspot.com, on Facebook at Beth Carter or Author Beth Carter and on Twitter at bethsbanter.

 

3 comments:

Beth said...

I can't wait to talk to you about marketing--one of my favorite topics--right up there with T.J. Maxx (well, almost).

I'm working hard on several handouts. Get ready to learn how to pimp your novel, discover targeted marketing strategies and several FREE ways to market your book.

See you Saturday and thanks for having me!

Beth Carter
Author of WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE?
and the newly released THE MISSING KEY

Sharon Davis said...

I'm looking forward to it, Beth. See you tomorrow!

Angela Drake said...

Sorry I had to miss this, Beth. I'm sure it was an amazing presentation as you just have that 'marketing' personality. ;-)