Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association
Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association


SE-CAPA - Groton Meetings

Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of the month

Groton Inn & Suites

Upcoming Guest Speaker Schedule


July 21, 2014  -
Monday -
6:30 PM

Brian Jud to Speak at 
SECAPA Meeting

Brian Jud

The Southeast Chapter of the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association will present CAPA founder Brian Jud at their next open meeting, Monday, July 21st in Stonington. Jud is an author, book-marketing consultant, seminar leader, television host and president of Book Marketing Works, LLC. He is also the Executive Director of The Association of Publishers for Special Sales (APSS). 

A partner in Premium Book Company that sells books on a non-returnable, commission-only basis to non-bookstore buyers, Jud will conduct an interactive meeting to create actual plans for selling attendeesí fiction or non-fiction books to buyers in retail (airport stores, discount stores, supermarkets, etc) and non-retail (corporations, schools, associations, etc) markets.

He is the author of the Publishers Weekly title, Beyond the Bookstore, How to Make Real Money Selling Books, The Marketing Planning CD-ROM and eight e-booklets with Proven Tips for Publishing Success. With Oracle Corporation, Brian developed and introduced the Special-Sales Profit Center, the web-based, targeted-marketing system that helps deliver incremental sales and profits to publishers worldwide. 

Jud is the founder of CAPA and the editor of CAPAís monthly newsletter, The Authority. He is also the editor of the monthly special-sales ezines, The Sales Informer and Bound to Sell.

The July 21st meeting is a 6:30 PM potluck social at a SE-CAPA memberís home in Stonington. For more information and directions, please call Chairman Tom Santos at 860-599-5067 or email him at

Because this meeting is at a memberís home, the address and directions
Will be supplied when you respond to the invitation.

Future  Meetings:


Aug 18:    Annual Picnic,  Ron Jansonís home, South Lyme, CT 





( 6:30 p.m.
to 8:30 p.m.)

Groton Inn & Suites
located at
99 Gold Star Highway, Route 184 in

(except during the summer months)

For more information 
contact Tom Santos.