Many graduates of HBCU institutions are either planning to publish a book or have and working on multiple titles. This information is for those in and near Jacksonville, Florida.

A paradigm of digital innovation and literary craftsmanship is happening on the Northwest quadrant of Jacksonville. Empowering authors with the knowledge to adapt diverse technologies to the writing process. It is not enough to just write and publish a book, authors must manage their Brand, find their Niche and manage their content on Social Media platforms using tools and Apps to bring awareness to their

Integration of Social Media platforms, tools, and resources to build Brands and create Niches is a tool-set many authors are learning and integrating. It is not enough to just write a book, authors need to market their Brand.

Building Authors and Integrating Tech

Since its inception Authors RoundTable has been providing guest speakers the opportunity to share their knowledge, tips/tricks and innovative literary creativity to empower and motivate others.

The growing fellowship of men and women, boys and girls of diverse cultural backgrounds share in a brother and sisterhood of literary accomplishment. The goal of writing a book or books that expresses their passions, interests, desires and excitement for reading.

Held at the Jacksonville Public Library – Highlands Branch on the third Tuesday of each month. The gatherings are informative, energetic, inspiring, friendly and fun.

The building of personal and professional self-esteem and providing help in writing, publishing, graphic design, promotion, e-books, technology and other areas that
make the writing and publishing process daunting. Every author is unique, the common thread of being a published author is shared as a common goal.

Events like the Jax Book Fest show the fun and engagement of writing and the community it has built in Jacksonville. Blogging as well has been accepted and welcomed into the publishing arena because many people do not have the time
to sit down with a book, but will read blogs, e-books and listen online from the free resources that the library has to offer with interactive literature.

The Jacksonville Public Library has 21 library locations across the city, this shows the respect for literature and understanding for a growing community that sees education as the means for improvement and economic elevation and stability.  Students
in the schools have access to state of the art resources to help them graduate and obtain higher educational degrees with learning outside of the classroom to supplement classroom instruction.

Jacksonville Public Library is one of the largest library systems nationally and each branch caters to youth, teens and  young adults.

Resources like the Authors RoundTable is just one of many resources that encourage writers to express their talents on diverse platforms and come out to learn from each other.

The bonding and fellowship gained continues to help the goal of writers to accomplish the goal of being published and embracing the chore of promoting themselves, building their Brands and creating a Niche.

All are invited that have a dream and a goal of being published and need help with tech. Social Media assistance provide by Aida Correa, LoveBuilt Life LLC, Twitter @lovebuiltlife, AC Vasquez, Indie Author Instagram: @author_acvazquez William Jackson, My Quest to Teach, Twitter @wmjackson is a graduate of South Carolina State University 1987

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Authors RoundTable