Elana speaks on a variety of topics from outlining novels using Save the Cat to writing killer cover copy, rapid release strategies, self-publishing best practices, tiered launch marketing practices, increasing productivity, and more.

She's been the keynote speaker for many conferences, spoken to teens and librarians, as well as authors and other professionals, around the country since 2009.

Elana Johnson Headshot Aug 2017

Elana has modest rates, especially if travel, lodging, and food are provided. Please contact her at elanajohnson@gmail.com for more information, to check availability, and to propose a speaking opportunity.


She books fairly early. Her schedule for 2020 includes:

  • Keynote speaker for the Nebraska Writer's Guild, April 16-18, 2020, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Keynote speaker for Indie Bookfest, August 27-30, 2020, Orlando, Florida
  • Program speaker for Land of Enchantment Romance Authors (LERA) RWA Chapter, November 14, 2020, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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