The monthly meeting of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA) got underway with a spirited Q & A session lead by Pete Masterson. Meeting attendance has increased recently to the point that we no longer had space for the tables we usually use for the meetings. This month was no exception. After the Q […]
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Saturday was the monthly meeting of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA). It’s been a year that I’ve been going to the meetings, and I look forward to them. We had the usual hour of Q & A from those who chose to show up at 9:00 a.m., orchestrated by BAIPA President Pete Masterson. […]