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"How to Use School Appearancers to Maximize Your Bookstore Sales"

Want to learn how you can get booked at schools, and then, like Diana S. Zimmerman, transform your appearances into three-hour lines to purchase your book?

Want to know why schools—all across the country—ask Diana, a relatively unknown author, to come back, again and again, to speak to each new crop of kids?

Want to know how Diana leveraged her self-published fantasy book, “Kandide and the Secret of the Mists,” into the elite world of Scholastic Book Clubs and Books Fairs, and then sold double their original estimate?

Diana will share these secrets and more. If you’re serious about selling books, then you need to hear this FREE presentation. Here’s what S. Earl Statler, critic correspondent for the Los Angeles News Paper Group said about Diana: “Her speaking style is crisp, witty, magical, and jam-packed with instantly useful information.”

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Sherwood SmithDiana S. Zimmerman
Author & Entrepreneur

“Vanishing avocados, million dollar conferences, haute couture jewels, and enigmatic beings—all are part of Diana S. Zimmerman’s remarkable life. Her speaking style is crisp, witty, magical, and jam-packed with instantly useful information. So is her writing style.” S. Earl Statler - The Los Angeles Newspaper Group

Like her fantasy adventure novels, Diana’s role in the performing arts, as well as the business world, transcends the ordinary. A performer, writer, and entrepreneur since the age of eight when she invested all of her resources into a small magic trick, Diana grew up to become the “World’s Foremost Lady Magician.”

After starring in her own television show, “Enchanted Palace,” she segued into the corporate world as a magical spokesperson and motivational speaker for companies as diverse as IBM, Mattel, Ore Ida and the Avocado Advisory Board. Today, she is the CEO of CMS Communications, Intl.—a marketing communications agency whose clients rank among the Fortune 500. Diana also co-owns two other companies; sits on three non-profit Boards including the prestigious Academy of Magical Arts Educational Foundation. Inc., and was an Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” finalist.

Her dazzling road of business achievements is paved with equally impressive journalistic credentials. Having had hundreds of articles published in the elite haute couture jewelry industry, Diana’s book, “Kandide and the Secret of the Mists,” is the first of three fantasy adventure novels and in its fourth printing. She has spoken to over 45,000 school kids across the nation, and, on-average, has lines at Barnes & Noble that frequently last up to three hours.

picDiana is also the co-author of the Marketing strategy book “Tactical Abyss,” and the critically acclaimed biography, Siegfried & Roy: Unique In All The World. Hercollection offaery art is one of the largest in the world with pieces dating back to the 1700s.

She is a popular speaker at industry conferences on the topics of fantasy art and magic.


The Greater Los Angeles Writers Society is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for writers of all disciplines to meet and discuss the craft and the business of writing. GLAWS accomplishes this through monthly meetings, discussion forums, critique groups, special writer appearances, conferences, and other events conducted for the purpose of educating and mentoring writers of all levels of expertise. GLAWS Special Speaker Events are open to the public, and a great venue to meet other writers and expand your expertise.

 
 

GLAWS Special Speaker Event!

Note Special Date
& Location!

Saturday,
May 26 th
2:30 pm

 
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