(Social Media Marketing Tips From the Pros, Saturday, April 2) David Braughler is the founder and CEO of Braughler Books.He works with authors, organizations and executives to help them turn their stories and expertise into published books.

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Clients say working with her is like “publishing on steroids” because they get published fast and furiously.

She writes a column for Psychology Today.com, The Practice of Parenting, where she takes peer-reviewed and empirical studies and applies them to mothering in real time.

Represented by Jill Marsal of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, she is a three-time Blog Her Voice of the Year winner and blogs at Musings on Motherhood & Midlife.

Speed Dating for Writers (advance registration required, limited spots) As a special — and what’s bound to be a popular — add-on session, seasoned writers, marketers and agents will answer your questions and share writing and publishing tips.

It’s based on a speed dating model that allows writers to learn a variety of perspectives from the pros in a short amount of time.

Two sessions will be offered (- a.m., Friday, April 1, and Saturday, April 2).

The sessions will be moderated by Tracy Beckerman, nationally syndicated humor columnist and author.

Meet the pros: Kim Bongiorno, author, full-time freelance writer and award-winning blogger behind Let Me Start By Saying, is best known for her parenting humor, whether in 140 characters on Twitter or essay form in a bestseller.

She has had well over 1,000 articles published on more than two dozen websites, appeared in seven humor anthologies, self-published a collection of short fiction, wrote a YA novel, was a social media manager for a popular women’s website, has taught writing and online presence at writing conferences, and creates something new every day.