Indie Café: Author Events Calendar

Book-making events for every kind of author

Meet other book-makers, get the word out about your book (or a book you’re thinking of making), get photography tips, network with industry leaders, and more. Check out events all over the world for DIY authors, photographers, artists, and everyone who loves books.

November
01
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)
Everywhere
November 01 to November 30

Every November, hundreds of thousands of writers—first-timers and veterans alike—strive to produce a 50,000-word novel in just thirty days. It’s a challenge, a community, and best of all, a chance to unleash the novelist inside you.

Blurb is taking part this year through our Coffee & Quill Society. Join us for tips and goodies to help you plan your novel, meet your daily goals, and get to the finish line. After November, we’ll show you how to transform your manuscript into a quality self-published print book and a reflowable ebook for the Amazon Kindle. The road to 50,000 words begins with a single step...

November
13
INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair
Toronto, ON
November 13 to November 16
Canada’s book exposition for all things print and digital makes the Book, in all its various forms, the star of the show. Part exhibition, part market and part cultural festival, TIBF celebrates reading in all forms and embraces all facets of the book trade. Blurb is proud to be a major programming sponsor for The Creation of Stories: Canada’s Self-Publishing Awards.