IN-PERSON – Saturday, AUG 13 AuthorYOU Salons …
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am


For AuthorYOU members only. You MUST RSVP by NOON MT the day before each event is to start. A minimum of five members need to say YES. If not, the gathering will be canceled.

It’s an IN-PERSON Saturday AM gathering for the AuthorYOU Salon community. Grab a COOL beverage–who knows how hot it will be outside? Bring your questions … you get answers. Catch up with old and new friends. August is often a “laid back” month … get ready to rev up your marketing engines for Fall time. How are you going to position yourself for the prime selling season?

IN-PERSON attendees … bring new socks for my Sock Ambassador support plus a healthy snack to share.

SEPT – Join Local Bestselling and Award-Winning AuthorYOU Members at Barnes & Noble – @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 24 all-day

Saturday, September 24th in Colorado
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join Local Bestselling and Award-Winning AuthorYOU Members
at Barnes & Noble – 1565 Briargate Blvd.
Colorado Springs CO 80920

AuthorYOU authors will be celebrated and featured at the Barnes and Noble Bookfair to sign, sell books, and support of the Colorado Author’s Hall of Fame. Barnes & Noble has been a generous supporter of Colorado Authors and the AuthorYOU community.

This is an event where any books and other store merchandise purchased by visitors to the store on Saturday will generate a donation to support the Colorado Author’s Hall of Fame, which will provide funds to support the Aspiring Authors Scholarships that will be awarded in September to residents of Colorado aged 16 and beyond.


The book signing event will feature fiction and nonfiction authors of all genres: adult, YA, juvenile, and children’s books.

If you want to be considered as a participant, you need to:

  • Be a current paid-up member of
  • Have your books available in the Ingram catalog.
  • Had your book professionally edited.
  • Cross market all participants books – your opening encourages visitors to our tables to meet and get other authors’ books.
  • You commit a minimum of two hours to the event.
  • You encourage everyone in your “circles” to come to the store. Over the phone. In-Person. Through your email. And via your social media portals.
  • BN is supporting you and your book … you support BN as well, encourage book buyers to come to the store on July 3rd to support you, other authors … and BN.

Participation space is limited … it’s a first come first serve. Interested? Contact Judith Briles at  

In your subject line, put SEPTEMBER BN

Usually, it’s a first-come, first-served. There are a limited number of spots available.

For more information about the Colorado Authors Hall of Fame and the Aspiring Authors Scholarships, visit