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Deborah Riley-Magnus is a marketing guru, and it shows in her marketing workshops where she shares invaluable information every published author can use. Debbie’s enthusiasm is catchy, giving participants the boost they need to take on the often daunting task of marketing their work.

~ Carole Silvis
President, Pennwriters

Deborah Riley-Magnus soon had our writers meeting abuzz with enthusiasm. Deborah is a pro with timely strategies writers can turn to in these changing times in publishing. Those of us with a book, or working on one, can use her tips right away.

~ Allene Symons, program co-chair
California Writers Club of Long Beach

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Workshops - Online

For more information on any of these workshops, please contact
Deborah Riley-Magnus
2017 Online Workshops
WriterChef Creative Marketing Class
Pinterest Power for Book Sales
January 15 - 28, 2017
$15 per student

What do you really know about Pinterest? Is it only about posting pretty pictures and wasting time online? What if you could actually use it to SELL MORE BOOKS? Imagine taking the creativity inside your book and rocketing it high on the visual impact platform Pinterest offers! And … I’m not talking about just posting your book covers and crossing your fingers. I’m talking about true marketing activity that pulls sales. Join me for this brief, fun, and informative 2 week mini workshop.

  • What is a ©StimulusPost?
  • Building an Effective Pinterest Account
  • Using Pinterest as your Book Marketing Springboard
  • Where and How to Promote your Pinterest Boards for Book Sales
To Register, email Deborah Riley-Magnus. Please note "Pinterest Workshop" in the subject line.
Three Rivers Romance Writers
Using Your Words for Power Marketing
February 1 - 28, 2017
$ tba

We’re all writers, so why is it so hard to sometime come up with the right words to explain and market our book? The scariest part is explaining it all succinctly and with real punch. There are tricks to it, and there’s nothing to be afraid of when you know the path to success.

  • The RIGHT 25 Words
  • Query Punch
  • Sound Bites that Bite Harder
Pricing and Registration Information is available at the TRRW website:
Contemporary Romance Writers
Zen and the Marketing Author
April 3 - 30, 2017
$ tba

Welcome to an adventure into marketing as you’ve never seen it. This is about being centered, knowing the power of your own creativity, and trusting the strength of the unique hooks within your book. No fear, no angst, no frustration, just the workings of that creative mind you already have. This workshop is a journey into the imaginative possibilities that make marketing efforts not only enjoyable, but satisfyingly successful.

  • Marketing and Authors – The Love/Hate Relationship
  • How Creative can Marketing be?
  • Tools to Beat Marketing into Submission
  • Keeping your Marketing Momentum Alive and Productive
Pricing and Registration Information will be posted as soon as it becomes available. Email Deborah Riley-Magnus if you'd like to be notified.
Three Rivers Romance Writers
Publicity and Charities, a Powerful Road to Book Sales
September 1 - 30, 2017

While the crowd scrambles in the battle for the same book buyer, well managed and creative publicity can take an author to new audiences ... and far greater sales.

  • Mining the Publicity Nuggets Inside your Manuscript
  • The Seven Levels of Communications
  • Choosing Charities
  • Finding Venues for Exposure
  • Press Management