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AuthorPreneurs: How Authors Can Rock Instagram featuring Crystal King

August 18, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

$5.00 – $19.99

About the Event

Instagram is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms, with over a billion monthly active users. Six out of every 10 adults online are on Instagram. And nowadays a lot of them are authors. In fact, Bookstagrammers are the new book influencers in the world of social media. If you want your book to be noticed, you can’t afford to ignore the platform. Social media professor Crystal King will share with you the tricks and tools to develop the best Instagram content (be it photos, Stories, Reels or IGTV), and to find and connect with others with the same interests.

Whether you are a seasoned professional, a newly published author, or an emerging voice, you won’t want to miss this interactive AuthorPreneurs® discussion on Fireside. For over ten years, Adventures by the Book® has been offering our signature one-of-a-kind, multi-sensorial events and travels with authors. That’s because we are passionate about the written word! Our AuthorPreneurs® series offers writers the opportunity to explore the business side of the craft.


Your Adventure includes a live Fireside discussion with Crystal, Q&A, and the unique opportunity to converse live* with Crystal.

*Admission to this event is unique, as Fireside is open by invite only. Simply register below and we will send you a private VIP link to attend the virtual event. An iPhone or iPad is required to chat live with Crystal on the virtual stage; however, event is accessible via live broadcast on all devices. Event access is provided via instructions emailed to you three days prior to the event.

About the Author and Book

Crystal King is a 25-year marketing, social media and communications veteran, freelance writer and Pushcart-nominated poet, as well as the author of  The Chef’s Secret, about the famous Renaissance chef Bartolomeo Scappi, and Feast of Sorrow, about the ancient Roman gourmand, Apicius.

Currently Crystal works as a social media professor for HubSpot, where her social media courses are viewed by tens of thousands of people all around the world. Crystal has taught classes in writing, creativity, and social media at Harvard Extension School, Boston University, UMass Boston and GrubStreet writing center.

Crystal received her MA in Critical and Creative Thinking from UMass Boston, where she developed a series of exercises and writing prompts to help fiction writers in media res.



About Fireside

We are thrilled to announce that Adventures by the Book has been invited to host a literary series on Fireside which will include book discussions, author talks, book clubs, special presentations, and much more.

During the course of WWII, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt instituted a series of “fireside chats” on the radio, as a way to regularly communicate self-assurance and calm during times of despair and uncertainty in our country. While once a thing of the past, thanks to the brilliant collaboration of billionaire entrepreneur and Shark Tank TV star, Mark Cuban, and Falon Fatemi, former CEO and Founder of Node.ai, Fireside chats are back, bigger and better than ever, and in a technological format that allows YOU to actively participate!

Fireside is the exclusive, invite-only new podcast platform for the next generation – a socially responsible space for us to come together in real-time to collaborate and create meaningful conversations. Together, we will engage in discussion, debate, and discourse in a public forum and make it a thing of celebration and beauty. We are ready to share our microphone with you and hope you’ll join us as we collaborate in the world’s most dynamic auditorium.





August 18, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$5.00 – $19.99
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