Have you ever wanted to sell your book or artwork at a convention? Distinguishing yourself in a crowd of other authors and artists while maintaining your sanity can overwhelm even veteran creators. The panel will teach you how to manage your foray into the world of book and comic fairs, festivals, and conventions. Published author, non-profit consultant and outreach expert Elyse Reyes gives you an insider’s view on what makes a successful outreach encounter. This panel will give authors the tools to evaluate the suitability of an event, create a budget, pack, prepare, and engage with your public.