Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings feature publishing experts who provide valuable insight and information about marketing, distribution, writing, editing, production, publishing law, and more. Meetings are typically held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, September through May, 7:00 to 8:30 pm Central time, with networking starting ahead of time at 6:30, all via Zoom. Check specific events for details and changesSign up for the MiPA email list to receive the Zoom Meeting Link each month.

Upcoming Events

  • May 2, 12:00pm Central: Lunch and Learn with Ingram Spark
  • May 21, 6:30pm Central: Member Meeting on legalities of AI

Our meetings are free to all to attend.  

Meeting notes and recordings of past meetings


April 2024 (Kickstarter for Authors): Meeting video
March 2024 (Amazon Marketing Strategy): Meeting video
February 2024 (Marketing and PR): Meeting video
January 2024 (Bookseller discussion on title discovery): Meeting video
November 2023 (Author Marketing from a Publisher’s Perspective): Meeting video
October 2023 (Scaling a Publishing Company with Doug Siebold): Meeting video
September 2023 (Digital Cataloging with Edelweiss): Meeting video

May 2023 (Conscious Language Strategy): Meeting video
April 2023 (Panel Discussion on AI in Publishing): Meeting video, meeting notes
March 2023 (Selling Books Using Metadata): Meeting notes. Meeting video session has been made private and is available to MiPA members by request. Email [email protected].
February 2023 (How to Create Websites that Wow Readers): Meeting video, meeting notes
January 2023 (How to use TikTok to Sell Books): Meeting video, meeting notes
November 2022 (Building an Author Platform): Meeting video, PDF slideshow, meeting notes
October 2022 (Fiction Editing): Meeting video, meeting notes
September 2022 (Trade Reviews): Meeting video, meeting notes

May 2022 (Diversifying the Publishing Industry): Meeting video, meeting notes
April 2022 (Bookseller Associations): Meeting video, meeting notes
March 2022 (Transmedia Storytelling): Meeting video, meeting notes
February 2022 (Public Speaking): Meeting video, meeting notes
January 2022 (Social Media): Meeting video, meeting notes
December 2021 (Holiday Party): Meeting notes
November 2021 (Podcasting): Meeting video, meeting notes
October 2021 (Book Printing): Meeting video, meeting notes
September 2021 (IngramSpark): Meeting video, meeting notes

May 2021 (Diversity in Publishing): Meeting video, meeting notes
April 2021 (Hybrid Publishing): Meeting video, meeting notes
March 2021 (Amazon Ads): Meeting video, meeting notes
February 2021 (How to Publish): Meeting video, meeting notes
January 2021 (Audiobook Production): Meeting video, meeting notes
November 2020 (Children’s Literature): Meeting video, meeting notes