Virginia and Julie attended the Self-Publishing Book Expo (SPBE) at the Javitts Center in New York City.
"The Self-Publishing Book Expo is a learning center for published as well
as aspiring authors. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain
valuable information about how to successfully self-publish and market
their books. Key members of the self-publishing community offering a
variety of services to authors will be on hand, as will representatives
from all facets of publishing and the media. Top-notch pros will lead a
wide variety of seminars and panels on diverse subjects ranging from how
to raise the funds necessary to help you publish, build a team, work
effectively with an editor, market and publicize your work, create an
ebook and much, much, more."