The Blog-To-Book Deal at the Shebeen Club!

Posted on February 5, 2011


The Auld Shebeen Club

The Auld Shebeen Club


Advance sales are done, but don’t worry, you can still get tickets at the door for $25 cash. We’ll be upstairs at the Revel Room.


We MAY have a livecast from AHAMedia thanks to some out of towners who want to watch the presentation. Stand by for more info, or follow AHAMedia or AprilFilms on Twitter for confirmation (and if she says no, offer to hire her to livestream it!).

This is going to be fun; this is going to be BIG!

The next big thing?

On Monday, February 21st join the Shebeen Club at Revel Room, upstairs, for a dinner presentation on the hot topic of the elusive blog-to-book deal. Our presenters are social media star, blogger and author Darren Barefoot, and Trena White, Acquiring Editor of Non-Fiction at Douglas & McIntyre.

As always, tickets are $20 in advance (available till Feb 16th) or $25 at the door and include dinner and a drink. Revel Room is at 238 Abbott Street just South of Gastown, and we’ll be in the upstairs lounge enjoying some entrees the chef is whipping up just for us!

Darren is a writer, marketer and blogger. He’s a co-founder of Capulet, a web marketing agency, and a co-founder in Northern Voice, one of Canada’s largest blogging and social media conferences. He’s the co-author, along with Julie Szabo, of “Friends With Benefits: A Social Media Marketing Handbook”. In 2011, he’s only consuming Canadian products, media and services, and writing about the experience at

Trena White is a book editor. She joined Douglas & McIntyre, a Vancouver-based independent publisher, as Acquiring Editor of Non-Fiction in 2010. Before that, she spent six years in Toronto as Editor at McClelland & Stewart, where she worked with emerging and established non-fiction writers in a wide range of subject areas, including memoir, current affairs, politics and history. She has a Master of Publishing from Simon Fraser University.

7-7:30 meet & mingle

7:30-8 listen & learn

8-whenever pitch, link, Add, Friend, Follow and schmooze!