Date(s) - Saturday, March 19, 2016
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Williamson County Public Library
The Williamson County Library Foundation presents an all-day workshop for Williamson County writers who are interested in learning the basics of self-publishing. Published authors and industry professionals will guide you through the processes of writing, editing, designing, and marketing, so that your book will stand out from the crowd.
Four morning sessions will cover the basics. Award-winning author Sara J. Henry will talk about the process of writing. Professional author and editor Gretchen Stull will discuss working with an editor. Craig Gossage, book design expert with Ingram/Spark will explain the complexities of fonts and margins. Author Bente Gallagher will give pointers on using social media to market your work.
During lunch, included in with your reservation, you’ll have a chance to chat and compare notes with other authors.
After lunch, there will be a panel discussion with more ideas. Rachel Rich and Shannan Rosa from Ingram Content Group will share what they look for when selecting books. Leesa Harmon, Catalog Librarian with the Williamson County Public Library, will talk about what catalogers want authors to know. Kelly Morin, CEO of Orange Blossom Consulting, will tell you how to build your own platform to market your work.
This workshop is sponsored by the Williamson County Library Foundation and Ingram Content Group. Reservations can be made eventbrite.com. Tickets are $20 per person. Space is limited so don’t delay, register now!