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Top 11 Reasons to attend #2015TAA

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Play your cards right: Top 11 Reasons to attend the 2015 Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference, June 19-20, 2015 in Las Vegas. A highly interactive event, the conference will be attended by authors and aspiring authors of textbooks, journal articles, and other academic works, as well as by academic publishing industry professionals from across the country.

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Top 11 Reasons to attend #2015TAA

  1. 1. TOP 11 REASONS TO ATTEND THE Playing Your Cards Right: Textbook & Academic Authoring in the Digital Age
  2. 2. You want to market your academic writing to get it in front of the right people, but don’t know how or what tools to use. Session: Marketing? You're Kidding Me! I'm an Academic! Marketing that Matters ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  3. 3. You think educators and textbook authors should participate in the future of digital textbooks, not just technology, people or publishers. Session: Innovations in Digital Book Technology: Brainstorming Textbook Applications Photo credit: onlineeducation.net ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  4. 4. Because you don’t want to look back and say, “If only I knew then what I know now.” Session: What Every Textbook Writer Should Know: Lessons Sweet and Bitter from the Experiences of Two Veteran Authors ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  5. 5. You struggle with creative blocks, self-doubt, anxieties, procrastination, or perfectionism that endlessly delay your writing and ultimately hinders you from becoming published. Session: Writing Fearlessly: Coaching the Academic Author Within ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  6. 6. You need a jolt in your academic writing to improve your efficiency and keep your writing habit from growing stale. Session: Jump-start Your Academic Writing: Simple Digital Tools to Grow and Maintain Your Writing Habit Photo credit: http://alwaysimages.com/i/change-ahead/ ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  7. 7. You want to accomplish more while working less—aka get published more often without going completely insane! Session: Beyond Just Team Building: Sailing Through Effective Collaboration ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  8. 8. You’re curious about open educational resources and how a textbook author can flourish in this type of model. Session: How Textbook Authors Can Flourish in an Open Model ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  9. 9. You’re finally ready to jump into social media and build your online presence to get noticed. Session: Playing Your Social Media Cards Right: Practical, Effective, and Manageable Tips to Get Noticed Online ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  10. 10. Because productivity is key to success and you want to learn how to increase yours, including how to implement a writing support system. Sessions: Reaching Your Productivity Peak: Technology Maximizing Your Research and Publishing | A Power-ful Model to Establish and Sustain Academic Writers' Productivity ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  11. 11. You think that reading and complying with publishers’ guidelines for a book proposal is all that it takes to write a successful book proposal. Session: Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal: More Than Meets the Eye ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  12. 12. You’re ready to move your writing project to completion, gain insight into the publishing industry, and gain valuable knowledge from academic and textbook writing experts that you can put to use immediately and lead you down the path to publishing. ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  13. 13. BONUS! 3 MORE REASONS TO ATTEND:
  14. 14. You wouldn’t miss Robert Christopherson’s GeoPrimer for anything. It never disappoints! Session: GeoPrimer: Las Vegas, An Oasis Mirage in the 21st Century ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  15. 15. You already know the sessions will be amazing and that you’ll walk away inspired, but you’re also excited for food, gambling, shopping, and nightlife. ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  16. 16. #2015TAA is the only conference where you can mingle with like minds that completely understand how rewarding yet difficult and isolating writing can often be. ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)
  17. 17. SEE YOU IN LAS VEGAS! ® 2015 Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA)

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