Pandoracon 2016 Author Program

Have you ever noticed many authors sitting behind a table in a vendor hall looking like puppies waiting to be adopted from the kill-shelter? Writers are very talented people, but more often than not a writer’s personality does not make for a good sales person, and even when they are, there is a certain awkwardness about the attendee wanting to peruse the book without the author being right there staring hopefully at them. This is why Pandoracon offers the option of having your books in our bookstore for the weekend.

Writers

Part of Pandoracon’s vendor hall will be run by Pandora Society staff with display shelves for books which attendees can peruse in the same manner one might at any bookstore. Our staff will take care of the sales, and after the weekend, writers whose books sold will receive a PayPal payment, and any unsold books will just leave with the writer. The arrangement is risk free for the author, all you need is a 2016 Pandoracon badge and willingness to allow our bookstore 20% of sales in exchange for doing the work . . . a huge amount cheaper than buying your own table, AND you won’t be stuck behind a table for the whole convention.

There will be several panels on the art of writing and a reception for all the writers who have signed up for this program; great opportunities to network and learn more about your craft. Also, writers in this program will have scheduled times at the signing table at the bookstore. Plus, we encourage writers to join the writing related panels and workshops as Speakers . . . a great opportunity to plug your book in the bookstore 🙂

The mechanics of the bookstore are simple. On Friday, November 11th, 2016 you drop off copies of your books that you wish to sell and receive a receipt for the number of books deposited. Come Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at the close of the show, you pick up all remaining books, and your sales minus the 20% commission will be listed on a statement and payment will be sent to your PayPal account within 48 hours.

If you are interested in signing up for the Pandoracon 2016 Author Program please fill out the form below by October 31st, 2016.

We look forward to filling our bookstore shelves with all your amazing titles 🙂

PS – You might also want to consider writing for us and join the Pandora Society Writing Team?

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