Online Workshop: Establishing Your Self-Publishing Business, May 3-June 5

RWA-WF Programming 
Proudly Presents

Establishing Your Self-Publishing Business

An Online Workshop by
Kelli Finger of Author E.M.S.

May 3-June 5, 2015

 

What do Barbara Freethy, Bella Andre, and YOU have in common?

A passion for self-publishing!

With ever-increasing numbers of successful—and satisfied—authors creating their own self-publishing companies, perhaps it’s time for you to consider this career path!

But the path can take unexpected turns if you are unprepared. Register for the Romantic Women's Fiction chapter's presentation and learn about:

• determining your own publishing career path
• the financial and aesthetic advantages of self-publishing
• the ins and outs of self-publishing your own work.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

$35 for RWA-WF Members
$50 for Other RWA Members
$75 for Non-RWA Members

 

Instructor Kelli Finger will post a series of online essay lectures, followed by discussion and practice with each step of the process with plenty of time for individual questions and consultation.

TOPICS:

Personality Traits of successful self-publishers. Is self-publishing for you?

HOW TO:

  • best practices for building your self-published book
  • protect your privacy if you write under a pseudonym
  • find and work with freelance editors, formatters and cover artists
  • register for a copyright
  • obtain ISBNs and when they’re necessary

MARKETING:

  • where and how to sell your book
  • distribute directly to retailers vs. using aggregators or publishing services
  • self-publishing audio books and foreign translations
  • understanding metadata and how and where it’s used

FOLLOW THE MONEY:

  • keep tabs on your investment!
  • build a basic timeline and budget
  • basics of self-employment models: sole proprietor, LLC, corporation

 

INSTRUCTOR KELLI FINGER of AUTHOR E.M.S.

Published under the pseudonym Abbey MacInnis, Kelli publishes books through her sole-proprietorship publishing company. Having faced the challenges of developing her own self-publishing career, she’s eager to help others save time and understand their many options. She offers highly successful and sold-out workshops nationally on how to start up a self-publishing business.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

$35 for RWA-WF Members
$50 for Other RWA Members
$75 for Non-RWA Members

 

1 Comment

One of the Best!

April 3, 2015 02:31 PM by Joan Leacott

This is one of best courses for Self-Publishing that's ever been offered. Very highly recommended.

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