WebinarGold: Mara Purl Tells ALL: The Top 10 Keys to Audiobook Success
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Top 10 Keys to Audiobook Success Webinar  

 August 17    4 PT, 5 MT, 6 CT, 7 ET


Do you have an audiobook for your book? Have you thought about creating one? Do you know that audiobooks are the fastest growing segment in publishing today?


It’s Audiobook Revolution time!

Learn why you should create one and the top 10 ways to soar your success. Our August webinar is any eye and ear-opener!


The Top 10 Keys to Audiobook Success

Once you have created the audiobook version of your book, narrator and audiobook expert Mara Purl will share specific strategies for audiobook success, including:

1.     Key reasons to go exclusively with Amazon’s ACX (Audiobook Creation Exchange) or to go non-exclusive 

2.     Top ACX Alternatives

3.     Best options for getting your audiobook into libraries or on CD

4.     How to give away your audiobook and get paid for it

5.     How to place your audiobook in the 3 best Audible categories

6.     Key options for audiobook reviews

7.     Building your genre fan base

8.     Why you can make more money with your audiobook than your eBook

9.     How to use your audio files in your promotions

10. Best Audiobook award competitions


Meet Your Presenter You know MARA PURL as the best-selling, multiple-award-winning author of the Milford-Haven Novels, known as the “Heart Books.” But behind the scenes, Mara has been a top professional audio producer for two decades. Her ground-breaking original radio drama “Milford-Haven USA” was the first American radio serial ever broadcast on the BBC, where her 100 episodes with an all-star cast found an audience of 4.5 million throughout the U.K. Next she created 75 radio drama trilogies with students she worked with in Alaska, Colorado, California, and Tokyo, Japan. Next she launched Haven Books Audio, where her audio books have won the USA Book News, Hollywood Book Festival, and EVVY Audio Book Awards. In addition, Mara is a sought-after Audible narrator who performs multiple character voices and who enjoys becoming unrecognizable when she performs American-Southern, as well as French, German, British, Australian, and Japanese foreign accents. Find out more about some of Mara’s audios at


Authors’ Annual Fall Tea … Welcome All Book Lovers!
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

It’s time for the Annual Fall Holiday Author Tea on Saturday, October 28! 

Celebrating Authors … Hearing them talk about their books … Shopping for gifts–books are ideal! 


Don’t worry … the Broncos aren’t playing!

The Afternoon
: Authors will briefly share with you about their books and who they are in 60 or less seconds each. All books will be displayed on tables to “check-out” and purchase. Books are IDEAL gifts … for yourself, for others. All will be priced at less than what you can buy them on Amazon. Authors will be signing—some even come with ribbons! Children are welcome BUT little ones need to be hand-in-hand with an adult.

Author Judith Briles has offered to host the event again in her beautiful home in Aurora within the Heritage Eagle Bend golf community. It’s a new home for her–so come and enjoy–it will be a beautiful afternoon and fun as always.

When:  Saturday, October 28

Time: 1 – 4 pm

Food?  Absolutely … delicious goodies and tidbits plus tea and punch of course!

Cost:  FREE

Hosted by: Judith Briles 

Where: Judith Briles & John Maling’s home: 8122 S Quatar Circle, Aurora CO 80016  (if the back gate is closed-Google maps will take you to it, use code 7788# to come in)
                 Heritage Eagle Bend is at 470 and Gartrell

Who Can Come? Anyone who loves books, shopping, meeting amazing authors … and BRING friends–LOTS of them are welcome!

The Twist: A dozen plus authors … telling everyone about their books … in 90 seconds or less—about their book and who the ideal reader is. All books are for sale at special prices … ready to be signed by the Author …  fabulous gifts for birthdays and the coming Holidays.

RSVP:  Please… we need counts so that there is plenty of food… that means let Judith and Julie know if you are bringing friends. The more, the better!