By CHRIS HAWES Correspondent
Published: Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 1:00 a.m.

SARASOTA – In one room, former Yahoo employee Ryan Teixeira counseled his audience on the importance of “getting out of their bedrooms” and mingling face-to-face with people.

In another room, 13-year-old “R.A. Spyder” (her pen name) provided a professional-level tutorial on how to use print-on-demand and other technological advances to tell your own story.

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