Spotlight on: Sara Dahmen, CAC17 Speaker and 2015 Laramie Grand Prize Winner

2016-12-17T12:15:12+00:00 By |

You wrote a book. You published it. Congratulations, you are now heading up your own business. Even if you are traditionally published, so much of being an author is all about having good business skills, but so few treat their author career like a business. Time to be serious authors and learn how to be an authorpreneur. Meet Sara Dahmen, who is both an author and an owner & designer at Housekeeper Crockery (plus a blacksmith which is really really cool!). She knows what business skills need to be applied to a successful author career. And you can find her at the upcoming Chanticleer Author Conference—CAC17—March 31st to April 2nd. She will be on hand to teach authors how to treat publishing like a business--and other topics (check out her bio below, she's been a radio and TV producer, event planner and more--maybe we should just call her Wonder Woman). If you need to learn more about being an authorpreneur be sure to attend Bigger Than Books: Business Growth Applied to Authorship & Beyond. As part of our spotlight series, we asked Sara our five questions to get her perspective on professional success. 1. When did you know what you really wanted to be? As a Gemini (can I use that excuse?) I feel I've had multiple professional lives and enjoyed most of them. As an event planner, I did it because I was good at it and enjoyed the design and the puzzle of producing. As a metalsmith, the [...]

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