Shooting for the Stars: The NAPO Authorship SIG Bookstore
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Are you enjoying the NAPO2015 recap so far? I know I am! The fun continues today with a great post by Hazel Thornton about a very special booth at the Organizing Expo. I caught wind of it through some discussions on Facebook when it was in the planning stages, and it sounds like it was a great success!
The NAPO2015 Conference was held at the iconic Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The Hollywood inspired theme was “Shoot for the Stars”. One of the highlights for me was participating in the NAPO Author SIG Bookstore. This Expo booth was conceived, coordinated, and “womanned” by Donna Smallin Kuper and Ramona Creel. All participants were members of the NAPO Authorship & Publishing SIG (Special Interest Group), led by Deborah Cabral and Debbie Lillard.
The bookstore offered some of the industry’s best-loved books, plus many newly-released titles, as well as DVDs and other informational products. Here is a sampling…OK, a complete list…of the booth’s offerings:
Home/Life Organizing Books
A Mom’s Guide to Home Organization by Debbie Lillard
DeClutter Your Life NOW! A Motivational Guide to Tackle All Aspects of Clutter in Your Life by Deborah Cabral
Make Room for Clarity by Rick Woods
How to Declutter and Make Money Now (2nd Ed, 2015) by Donna Smallin Kuper
50 Shades of Organizing…Your Life by Susan Unger and Lauri Mennel
Organize This! Practical Tips, Green Ideas, and Ruminations about your CRAP by Vali Heist
Now What? A Simple Organizing Guide by Diane Quintana
Organizing Paper at Home: What to Toss and How to Find the Rest by Barbara Hemphill
The A-To-Z of Getting Organized: A Grown-Up Picture Book for the Chaotic and Cluttered by Ramona Creel
Don’t Toss My Memories in the Trash – A Step-by-Step Guide to Helping Seniors Downsize, Organize and Move by Vickie Dellaquila
The Organized Bride’s Thank You Note Handbook: Let Systems and 101 Modern Sample Thank You Notes Take You from Overwhelmed to Organized by Stacey Agin Murray
Business Organizing Books
57 Secrets for Organizing Your Small Business by Julie Bestry
Don’t Agonize: Organize Your Office Now by Diane Hatcher
Professional Organizing Business
Custom-Branded Clutter Flow Charts by Hazel Thornton
The Professional Organizer’s Bible: A Slightly Irreverent and Completely Unorthodox Guide for Turning Clutter into a Career by Ramona Creel
What’s the Deal with Teens and Time Management by Leslie Josel
The Academic Planner: A Tool for Time Management by Leslie Josel
Psychic Debris, Crowded Closets: The Relationship Between the Stuff in Your Head and What’s Under Your Bed (2nd Ed., 2014) by Regina Lark
ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg
Getting Organized in the Era of Endless by Judith Kolberg
Get Rid of Your Stuff Flash Cards by Judith Kolberg
From Hoarding to Hope by Geralin Thomas
Fresh Start: Overcoming Chronic Disorganization Group Manual by Karen Kruzan and Barbara Jo Dennison
Rise Above Your Stuff by Karen Kruzan and Barbara Jo Dennison
Less Clutter, More Life by Barbara Hemphill
Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness by Donna Smallin Kuper
For the Gifts We All Come Bearing by Jane Campbell
The Streamlined Time Solution by Miriam Ortiz y Pino
I’ll admit I worried a little that the booth would be ignored in its location in the very far back corner of the Expo Hall. HA! It turned out to be a jumping joint! Each author got a 30-minute time slot for a book signing or a meet-and-greet, and a successful, good time was had by all. It was a wonderful opportunity for those of us who would never have the funds or stamina to run an individual booth of our own. Together we are better.
Thank you, Donna and Ramona, for shooting for the stars!
Here’s to doing it again next year!