University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Patricia L. Brooks


Patricia L. Brooks is an award-winning author, speaker, publishing consultant and advocate.

Her most recent memoir "Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends" addresses love addiction, domestic violence and post-traumatic stress, topics on which she frequently speaks with her advocacy for women.

She created the Scottsdale Society of Women Writers in 2005, and is its president. She is also a member of the AZ Authors Association, the Phoenix Writers Club and the Willamette Writers. She founded Brooks Goldmann Publishing Company, LLC over 10 years ago.

Her first memoir, "Gifts of Sisterhood: Journey from Grief to Gratitude," earned a prestigious AZ Authors Association Literary Contest Non-fiction award. She is currently writing her third memoir honoring her spiritual transformation.

She has lived in AZ for 40 years and considers herself a native, although she left her heart at the Straits of Mackinac in the upper peninsula of Michigan. She is married to her business partner, Earl L. Goldmann, also a writer.

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Scheduled events:
Book PR: Get Your Game On!
Your book is finally finished and ready to be launched. But where and when do you schedule that launch? Then what do you do to continue to find fans? And just how long do you have to work at finding those fans? Fortunately, ideas abound for marketing your masterpiece. You'll leave this session with a list of ideas that you can begin implementing right away!

Student Union Ventana (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Book / Movie Biz
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Patricia L. Brooks, Jared Kuritz, Jeniffer Thompson
Moderator: Sam Henrie
How to Boost Book Sales with Social Media
Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Goodreads. The list of social media platforms is extensive. Which platforms best connect you with readers and help you sell books? These seasoned book publicists will answer that question, as well as other questions about that ever-important topic of social media marketing.

Student Union Ventana (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Book / Movie Biz
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Patricia L. Brooks, Jared Kuritz, Jeniffer Thompson
Moderator: Ann Boland

Book:
Three Husbands and a Thousand Boyfriends
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Brooks Golmann Publishing
February 2016
ISBN 0981788181
Paperback, 240 pages
$12.95, INSTOCK
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While her friends danced and partied at Woodstock, Patricia donned her first wedding dress. More/less

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Tucson Medical Center

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