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Self-publishing 101

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Cowork Frederick

122 East Patrick Street

Frederick, MD 21701

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Write Directions Institute: Self-publishing 101

Self-publishing isn't for every writer, but it has incredible advantages. You don't have to get an agent or publisher’s approval, give up editorial and design control, or settle for miniscule royalties (if any). Rather, you are the one who determines your book’s content and look. You oversee its scheduling and production. And you create the winning marketing strategy that will connect you with loyal readers, whomever and wherever they may be. In sum: You determine your book’s fate—this session will show you how.

In this 90-minute class, you will learn how to:

  • Distinguish between the traditional (agent/publisher) and self-publishing models.
  • Walk step-by-step through the self-publishing cycle, from idea to print and beyond.
  • Recruit a self-publishing team, including book coach, designer, proofreader and printer.
  • Create a budget for publishing and marketing your book.
  • Identify possible roadblocks

If you have questions about this class or need help registering, just email us at wdi@coworkfrederick.com.

About your instructor, Beth Mende Conny

Beth is the president of Write Directions and the founder of the Write Directions Institute. She has helped large and small businesses and not-for-profits publish books that expand their markets and develop intimate relationships with their clients and customers. Beth also serves as a book coach and project manager for clients ready to launch and publish their work. Learn more about Beth, her services and workshops at WriteDirections.com and on Facebook.

Please note:

This class is held in a historic building, requiring climbing 4 steps to enter. The class room is on the second floor. There is no elevator or handicap access. We want to make you aware of this now to avoid any surprises the day of class.

Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel at least 5 days before the day of the class, 50% of your registration fee will be refunded. No refund is available if less than 5 days notice is given.


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