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The Annual Digital Author and Indie Publishing Writers Conference is ideal for everyone who wants to learn about the latest publishing paradigms in an increasingly digital world where the giants include Author Solutions, Amazon, Apple, BookBaby, Smashwords, and other digital resources, as well as the traditional "Big Five" New York Publishers.

As the modern publishing marketplace evolves, more authors are making their books available through a growing field of Indie and mid-sized publishers, or becoming a DIY publisher. speaker panel and audienceDAISP 2016 (our 14th conference) will feature a stellar lineup of almost 40 industry experts, educators, agents and publishers, who will demystify the new technologies and marketing methodologies, plus reveal how to make them work for you.

Experience a full spectrum of 30+ educational and inspirational workshops, panels, lectures, and technical sessions presented in a progressive manner, so you learn all 3 days at 1 important event. Some are perennial favorites; others are the newest and brightest voices in the country. This conference can not only improve your writing, it may change your life as an author.


Experience three days of informative presentations on Indie Publishing and the exploding world of Keynote lunchE-books, A-Books, and P-Books, covering a variety of topics for authors. Learn how to place your work with the right agent, find the right publisher, develop your platform as an author through appearances and through various marketing and social medias. Speakers include industry experts, veteran educators, digital media and publishing professionals, as well as best-selling authors focused on the craft and business of publishing. Writers of all levels and genres can benefit from this event. [ Learn more about the conference »

Ready to have your work read/edited by Professional Editors and/or Literary Agents looking for polished talent? [ Learn more about the Advance Submission Program»


This popular event is held at Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton, Van Nuys, California, in the historic, air-conditioned Campus Center, Monarch Hall and Fireside Rooms. The campus is a short drive from hundreds of movie and television studios, including NBC/Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Disney, and other entertainment mega-centers. Visitors find the California weather a delight, considering other parts of the nation are often deep in winter. [ Maps and Directions »

Whether you plan to publish traditionally, through an Indie or Small Press Publisher, or Self-Publish your work, this conference provides the knowledge you need to succeed.

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February 26-28, 2016

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