Tonya Price is a published fiction and non-fiction author and a former business executive who helped many startup companies with their marketing and online strategies. As a speaker, she has addressed high tech, Higher Ed and author audiences through webinars and at regional, national and online conferences. Her talks have covered a variety of topics related to small business, entrepreneurship, and business planning. As a former online instructor Tonya has many entrepreneurs across the world launch and grow their own businesses. Her first non-fiction book, The Writer's Business Plan,was written after several authors approached her for advice on the business side of being an indie publisher or traditionally published author. She continues to write books in the series based on requests for help from publishing authors.
Tonya launched one of the first Web design firms in New England, StrategicIdeas in 1996. The company was acquired after doubling its revenues every month. Tonya Price Consulting was her second company which helped small businesses utilize the Internet to achieve their online business goals.
Magnolia Lane Press is Tonya's third company and publishes both fiction and non-fiction titles. The Business Books for Writers series is the first release from Magnolia Lane Press. The fifth book in the series, The Profitable Writer: Managing the Writer's Money teaches you in a weekend how to use three simple business forms to understand where your money is going. Learn how to control your spending, how always know how much cash you have to work with and which of your writing projects are contributing most to your dream of being a full-time writer.
Tonya is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America and the Short Mystery Fiction Society. She writes the bi-monthly business blog for the Sisters in Crime New England Chapter.
Where to Find Tonya
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tonya is not traveling to events, but you can find her at the following Zoom meetings!
CrimeBake – November 7, 2020
Non-Fiction Book Announcements by Tonya Price
Book 5 of the Business Books For Writers series, The Profitable Writer: Managing the Writer's Money, is now available as an ebook. The print edition has been submitted and should come out soon.
Upcoming Fiction by Tonya D. Price
Short story: “The Girl Behind the Wall” should be released in the anthology, Explorers, later in 2020.
Short story: “The Christmas Chase” should be released this fall. Details to come.
Short story: “The Harvest Festival” should be released this fall. Details to come.