Author Portrait Sweepstakes

AWP 2016

Sweepstakes is available only to attendees of AWP 2016
from April 1, 2016 to April 3, 2016. Residents of Rhode Island are not eligible. 

One entry per person. 
A winner will be chosen at random and notified via email.
Prize is non-transferable. You do not have to be present to win.
Prize expires on April 1, 2017.



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The Author Portrait

Put your best foot forward

Welcome to your Grand Opening. Introductions are in order. You're dressed to the nines and ready to engage your audience. They'll know they've arrived at your official website no matter what road they've taken because you've secured your author domain and all of it's popular variations — .com, .net, .info, .org, .biz, and .me. And when they enter your official site, you will greet them as ...  you, because your Author Portrait is tailored to reflect your personality. Invite your audience in, you are the consummate host: engage them with your blog, entice them with the latest news, inform them of upcoming events. This is you front and center with the doors wide open. Paint them a picture they're sure to remember.



We Build It*


We'll meet with you for two hours to mark your course. 

During the flight, you'll have the opportunity for two course corrections. 

We'll meet with you for two hours to show you the ropes. You'll learn how to create and post blogs and events.

We'll set you up on Squarespace — the world's premier website builder and hosting service. You choose the template, send us your photos and write the copy; then, we'll create the pages — home, bio, books, contact.

We'll set up your Squarespace Blog (complete with comments, categories, tags, archives and primo search functionality). We'll also set up your Squarespace Events Calendar, and a News Page. Then we'll help you publish your first Blog Post.

We'll round up the popular domains — .com, .net, .info, .org, .biz, and .me — connect them to your Author Portrait, and wrap them in privacy. 

We'll give your graphics a distinctive, unified treatment and adjust the typography and colors used throughout your Author Portrait.


* You'll provide the photos and the copy for your site. Based on the template you choose, we will give you a precise list of each photo you need and its requirements (size, resolution, orientation, subject, etc.), as well as each block of copy you need and its requirements.

You Fly It


You'll complete a series of Flight Training Videos to get you up to speed, full of confidence, and ready to fly your own Author Site.

You'll create and publish Blog Posts.

You'll create and publish Event Posts.

If you choose to enable comments on your Blog and Event Posts, then you'll need to periodically moderate and contribute to the conversations taking place there. Your fans will love the interaction.