I thrill in delivering interactive, engaging presentations. I have spoken on a national speaking tour with stops in New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco and LA. I have spoken at large conferences and small regional events. I love them all! See a sampling below.
Selection of past speaking and teaching engagements
A Writer's Journey Through Sri Lanka : 8D Sri Lanka > Details
How to Publish Your Print and eBooks on Amazon : Gutsy Creatives > Details
How to Self-Publish Your First Book : Gutsy Creatives > Details
Small Town Writer, Bug World Audience : Gutsy Creatives > Details
Masterclass: Online Marketing for Authors : Gutsy Creatives > Details
The Tech Entreprenuerial Journey : Uki Tech Incubator, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
What Entreprenuers Can Learn from Failure : Geekwire Startup Day, Seatle > Watch the video.
Building an Authors Platform and Marketing : PAWA Conference > Details here.
How Much Could You Charge as an Independent Consultant?: Conference Panel : Independent Workforce Summit in San Francisco > Details here.
The Business of Digital Publishing : Certificate Program : University of Washington > Details here.
Author Platforms : Book Publishers Northwest > Details here.
Innovation in Publishing : Trade & Literary Entrepreneurship: Emerson College (Private event)
EDGE Professional Development Program for Literary Artists : Artist Trust > Details here.
Interview with Author and Publishing Guru Kelsye Nelson : Upgrade Your Story > Listen Here
Authors — How To Choose & Use Social Media. Best Social Media—for You! : Seattle Free Lances > Details here
Traditional, Hybrid and Indie – Which path to publication is right for you? : PubCamp Writers Conference > Details here
Entrepreneurialism, Technology and the Democratization of Publishing : Lecture : The Evergreen State College > Details here
Book Lush Cocktail Party : Event : The Alaska Library Foundation (private event)
How to Build Your Author Platform in 30 Days : Webinar > Details here.
Freelance 101 - Manage Your Business from the Day-to-Day to the Long Term : Webinar : Media Bistro > Details here.
How to Plan a Successful Book Launch : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.
Ten Things To Do Before You Publish : Workshop : Seattle Free Lances > Details here.
How to Sell Your Books on Social Media : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.
How to Get Book Reviews : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.
Starting Up Startup Content Strategy : Workshop : Seattle Lean Startups > Details here.
Building Your Publishing Team : Keynote : PubCamp Seattle > Details here.
I’m on Twitter, Now What? : Workshop : Northwest BookFest > Details here.
Think Like a Startup : Panel : University of Washington Entrepreneur Week > Details here.
The New Publishing Frontier : EPIC Writers > Details here.
Write Riot : Writing Workshop : Kelsye.com > Details here.
How Authors Can Use Twitter / Building Your Author Platform / Traditional vs. Independent Publishing :
Workshops and Panels : Whidbey Writers Conference > Details here.
Trends in Publishing : Lecture : Book Summit > Details here.
Good News In Publishing Trends: Keynote : Pubcamp San Francisco > Details here.
Tools of the Trade (Publishing) : Lecture : Book Expo America / UPublishU > Details here.
Startup Tribe Building : Workshop : Seattle Startups > Details here.
Building an Effective Author Website : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.
How to Build Your Following on Twitter : Webinar : Kelsye.com
How to Use Social Media to Sell Books : Webinar : Kelsye.com
How to Engage and Captivate on Twitter : Webinar : Kelsye.com
How To Market Your Events : National speaking tour : Brown Paper Tickets
How to Host an Event and Maximize Ticket Sales : Workshop : Brown Paper Tickets > Details here.
Simple tips for big results: How to use social media to promote your events : Workshop : Brown Paper Tickets > Details here.
The Power of Stories in Business : Panel : Connect Seattle > Details here.