Thinking of Writing a Textbook?

This press release came across my desk.

Let Your Writing Soar at Text and Academic Authors Association Annual Conference

Register early and receive two free books

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Learn from and network with textbook and academic authors and industry leaders by participating ininteractive educational sessions, small-group moderated roundtable discussions, and networking events at the Text and Academic Author’s Association (TAA) 24th Annual Conference, “Let Your Writing Soar!”, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 24-25, 2011 at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town.

The first 30 conference registrants will receive two free books, Writing and Developing Your College Textbook, and It Works For Me: Becoming a Publishing Scholar/Researcher. Register before May 15 and receive $50 off registration.

Dr. Felicia Moore Mensah, the author of more than 30 academic articles and book chapters, will present a four-hour pre-conference workshop on writing and publishing scholarly journal articles on Thursday, June 23.

Robert Christopherson, the author of the best-selling textbook, Geosystems, will kick-off the two-day conference with a keynote presentation featuring a geographical overview of the Albuquerque region. Both experienced and aspiring textbook and academic authors will benefit from a variety of interactive educational sessions on writing, negotiating contracts, royalty audits, indexing and e-book issues, digital textbooks, copyright, and more.  Networking opportunities include an evening Hospitality Networking Suite, one-on-one mentoring by experienced authors and attorneys, small-group moderated roundtable discussions, and a group trip to the Sandia Peak Tramway. For a full program and to register for TAA’s 24th Annual Conference, “Let Your Writing Soar!”, visit

This year’s conference is sponsored by The Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), Atlantic Path Publishing, New Forums Press, Inc., iKlear, Fresco Books, Pearson Education, Lennie Literary & Author’s Attorney, Flat World Knowledge, BrownWalker Press, Words & Numbers, Eleven Learning, and Merlyn’s Pen: The New Library of Young Adult Writing.

The Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) is the only nonprofit membership association dedicated solely to assisting textbook andacademic authors. TAA’s overall mission is to enhance the quality of textbooks and other academic materials, such as journal articles, monographs and scholarly books, in all fields and disciplines, by providing its textbook and academic author members with educational and networking opportunities.



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