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The Ins And Outs Of Self-Publishing

Calling all authors, this is the event for you!

Taking you through the world of self-publishing, publishing consultant 852 Press are hosting the ‘Self-Publishing Basics’ workshop.

852 Press Director Dr Julia Evans and author of nine books, Richard Evans, will go through all the ins and outs of the self-publishing world, covering all aspects of the pathway.

Get the overview of the entire process including perfecting your manuscript and discovering distribution channels.

Learn the values of having a captivating cover and book design, with industry trends and top tips, what visually appeals to readers, and how to stand out on the shelf.

Be informed on pricing strategies and be sure to price your work within the market correctly, both nationally and internationally.

And don’t worry, Julia and Richard will go over tax requirements and other financial matters and costs that pop up during the self-publishing journey as well.

And finally, Julia and Richard will detail invaluable marketing techniques on how to share your work with wider audiences, with latest marketing trends and opportunities that are attracting keen readers, as well as techniques to elevate visibility.

This workshop is completely free for aspiring authors, and a great opportunity to learn from industry professionals and receive untapped industry knowledge.

WHAT: Self-Publishing Basics Workshop

WHERE: Cannonvale Library, Whitsunday Plaza

WHEN: Friday August 4, from 9.30am to 11.30am

REGISTRATION: Call the Cannonvale Library Branch, on 07 4846 9400, to reserve a seat

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