Join Us Virtually August 11th – 13th, 2023

Welcome to the largest “Marketing” focused virtual event for authors in the publishing industry!

We’re thrilled to invite all authors, editors, publishers, and marketers to join us for an unforgettable experience. Get ready to immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind conference that provides invaluable education on the marketing, advertising, and business side of being an author. With dynamic sessions, industry experts, and interactive discussions, this event is designed to empower you with the latest strategies and techniques to effectively market your books and grow your author business.

Join us in creating a powerful community of support and inspiration, where you can connect with likeminded individuals, learn from the best in the business, and elevate your author career to new heights.

Featured Speakers

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Autumn May Birt Raven, Bestselling Author

Bethany Jett,
C.Y.L.E. (Cyle Young Literary Elite)

Cyle Young,

Author Dana Claire

Dana Claire,
Book Brush


Dani Pettrey, Bestselling Author and Acclaimed Speaker

DiAnn Mills,
Author and Public Speaker

Evan Gow,

Jeannine Bennett

Jeannine Bennett,
Vision to Purpose

Jill Cooper,
Bestselling Author and Author Coach


Judith Briles,
Award Winning Author and Speaker

MAlorie Cooper,
The Writing Wives

Mark Gottlieb

Mark Gottlieb,
Trident Media Group


Mark Leslie Lefebvre,
Best Selling Author

Michael La Ronn, Author Level Up


Mike Hourigan,
Written Word Media

Nikoo & Jim McGoldrick, Public Speakers


Shayla Raquel,
Bestselling Author

Staci Mauney,
Prestige Prose

Wendy H. Jones,
Writing and Marketing Show Podcast

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William Bernhardt, WriterCon

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Welcome to BookMARCon - the premier conference for authors who are passionate about marketing, advertising, and the business side of being an author! As experts in the field, we understand that marketing plays a pivotal role in promoting and selling books to a wider audience. That's why our conference is dedicated to equipping authors with the latest marketing strategies and techniques to effectively reach their target audience and drive book sales. 

With invaluable insights, case studies, and best practices from industry experts, our conference helps authors refine their marketing strategies and tactics, empowering them to achieve remarkable success in their author business.

But it's not just about learning - our conference also offers unparalleled networking opportunities, connecting authors with fellow authors, publishers, agents, and other industry professionals. These connections can lead to collaborations, partnerships, and exposure to new readership avenues, opening up endless possibilities for growth.

100% virtual. Watch sessions on your own time.

With the ever-evolving landscape of book marketing—including social media trends, content marketing, email marketing, and more—our conference ensures authors stay updated and ahead of the curve. 

We believe that investing in a marketing conference is investing in your author business!


Are you an author looking to get your book published? If so, you won’t want to miss out on the incredible opportunity of an agent pitch session! This is your chance to pitch your book ideas directly to literary agents and get expert feedback on your work.

Picture yourself sitting face-to-face with a literary agent, sharing your book idea and answering their questions. This is your chance to make a connection with an industry professional who can help you navigate the complex world of publishing and bring your book to a wider audience.

Participating in agent pitch sessions is an exhilarating experience that can provide you with valuable insights into the publishing industry, as well as constructive feedback on your book ideas. Not to mention, it could be your chance to secure a publishing deal and take your writing career to the next level!

Don't let this opportunity pass you by. Take advantage of the agent pitch session to showcase your talent, receive expert feedback, and potentially land a publishing deal. It's an exciting and worthwhile opportunity for any author serious about getting their work traditionally published.

100% virtual. Watch sessions on your own time.


Are you interested in learning more about the event? Join one or all of the three FREE teaser sessions we have scheduled prior to our 3-Day Virtual Conference. Everyone is welcome. A BookMarCon ticket purchase is not necessary!

Mal Cooper
Profitability with FB Ads
May 19, 2023
8:00am PST • 10:00am CST • 11:00am EST

Nikoo and Jim McGoldrick
How to Protect Your Words and Assets: The Marriage of LLCs and Trusts for Writers
June 21, 2023
9:00am PST • 11:00am CST • noon EST

Michael La Ronn
Writing to Market without Selling Your Soul
July 21, 2023
9:00am PST • 11:00am CST • noon EST

Mission Statement and Vision

Our mission at BookMARCon is to empower and equip authors, editors, publishers, and marketers with the knowledge, skills, and inspiration needed to excel in the competitive world of book marketing. We aim to celebrate, inspire, and support all writers and professionals in the publishing industry, while providing invaluable education on the marketing, advertising, and business side of being an author. Through dynamic sessions, industry experts, and interactive discussions, we strive to create a powerful community of support and inspiration, where attendees can connect, learn, and elevate their author businesses to new heights. Our mission is to empower authors to effectively market their books, expand their readership, and achieve long-term success in the publishing industry.

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About Your Host Book Brush

Book Brush is a web-based graphic design tool that allows authors, publishers, and other book professionals to create eye-catching marketing materials for their books. The platform offers a variety of templates and design elements that can be customized to create social media graphics, book covers, ads, book trailers, and other promotional materials.

In addition to its design features, Book Brush also offers a “We do it for you” service called Hourly Concepts. With this service, users can hire a professional to create custom graphics and marketing materials for their books. Hourly Concepts is ideal for users who may not have the time or expertise to create their own images or videos, or who need a professional touch to help them stand out in a crowded market.

Overall, Book Brush and its offerings are valuable tools for anyone looking to effectively market their books and reach a wider audience.

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