ICRS

Is ICRS Still Important?

Mary Keeley

Blogger: Mary Keeley

Goals of being published are like flying. My plan was to write today’s blog on the plane home from ICRS in order to give you an up to the minute perspective on the International Christian Retailers Show …

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How agents attending a book convention helps all clients

Janet Grant

Blogger: Janet Kobobel Grant

This morning, at 9 a.m.  Central Time in St. Louis, a ribbon-cutting ceremony opens the 2013 International Christian Retailing Show. All five Books & Such agents will be there. Which brings up the question: What do …

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Perfect Pitch

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

I just returned from ICRS (International Christian Retail Show) in Orlando where I had the opportunity to pitch several of my clients’ projects in person. This is one of my favorite parts of agenting. Instant feedback. As …

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2012 Christy Award finalists: How many have you read?

Rachel Kent

Blogger: Rachel Kent

As many of you know, Monday night the 2012 Christy Award winners were announced at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando. My clients, Anne Elisabeth Stengl and Melanie Dickerson were both finalists in different categories. I’m …

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My Facebook Life

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

If you sent me an email this week you got an out-of-office message. In fact, if you called or wrote anytime since May 27th you’ve probably received out-of-office messages more often than not.

Today I’m at …

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4 Ways Agents Work for Clients at a Book Trade Show

Mary Keeley

Blogger:  Mary Keeley

The International Christian Retailers Show (ICRS) is fast approaching (July 16-18), and those agents who are attending are planning their approach and mapping their course to optimize their time at this annual event. This year the convention …

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Book Show: State of the Industry Observations

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton
Location: Atlanta Airport
Condition:Smiling Big

We’re done. Another ICRS under our belts. What a great show it turned out to be. I’m writing my blog on an iPad, typing slowly with one finger. (Why couldn’t I have …

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Book Show: Scenes from ICRS

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Location: From ICRS, Atlanta

Tuesday– Nine Meetings plus dinner with one of our favorite publishers, the associate publisher and editorial director at a fabulous French restaurant.

Condition: After midnight and too tired to type.

Solution: Let me …

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