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Monday, May 20, 2013
Publish the Book Workshop June 1
Publish the BooK!
A hands-on workshop for
people who want to publish a book
June 1, 2013
County Courthouse Basement Conference Room
by Marjorie Thelen,
Indie Publisher and Author of The Forty Column Castle, The Hieroglyphic Staircase,
Detective, High Desert Detective, and an upcoming sci fi series
Publishing 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Indie/Self-publishing 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Register by emailing
Marjorie at Marjoriethelen@gmail.com or by calling her
at 541-493-2213 to sign up for the workshop you will be attending or with any
questions you may have. You need to register to attend so she can plan for handouts
and space. You can attend all day or morning or afternoon session only. Fee is by donation. There will be no food or beverages provided
so if you plan to attend all day, you’ll need to provide your own sustenance. Bring
a sack lunch if attending both sessions, your own caffeine and water.
is a hands-on workshop.In the
traditional publishing workshop you’ll begin composing a query letter and
synopsis.In both workshops you will
start on the back cover copy, elevator pitch and your bio. Bring your computer,
and/or writing paper and pen/pencils. You will be researching agents and
publishers on the Internet, which is available at the courthouse. Know the total word count of your book.
topics include but are not limited to: overview of the industry, The Big
Publishers, selecting agents and
publishers, formatting, elevator pitch, back cover copy, your bio, query letter,
synopsis, the first three chapters, send off and wait or what, web site.
include but are not limited to: overview of the industry, digital vs. print, print-on-demand,
formatting, “back cover” copy, bio, Bookbaby, Createspace, Avidreader, Powell’s
Expreso Book Machine, Smashwords, web site and platform.