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Thursday, February 2, 2023 – Amy Deardon, Understanding Your Options to Publish
Congratulations! You’ve finished your manuscript. Or maybe you haven’t quite finished but you’re wisely looking ahead to the next step. Or maybe you’ve already published but are looking for alternatives.
What is the difference between Traditional, Hybrid/Subsidy, and Self-Publishing? This session reviews the positives and negatives of each type of publishing and discusses some important criteria you can use to determine what type of publishing might be best for you. Whether it’s finding a literary agent and publisher, or organizing tasks to prepare your book yourself, this talk will hopefully clarify the elements that most matter to you, determine the next steps you need to take, and help you avoid major pitfalls. Your Goal: become happily published!
Amy Deardon had a literary agent before she discovered self-publishing. Later she founded a company that helps authors self-publish and has published more than fifty books for clients and a few (award-winning) books of her own as well. She speaks regularly on story structure, writing habits, publishing, and marketing. Write to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Seminar on Saturday, March 11. Click here for details.