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Eugene: 6 Steps to Successful Self-Publishing
February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Luminare Press owner and editor Patricia Marshall will present “Six Steps to Successful Self-Publishing”. This presentation will cover the basics of how to publish a book using print-on-demand printing.
Whether you are undertaking all the publishing tasks yourself or engaging professional help, this talk will increase your understanding of the book-making process, from formatting book pages and creating an engaging cover to obtaining and ISBN, registering with Library of Congress, and getting your book on the market.
By the end of this presentation, attendees will a clear idea of how to take control of the publishing process. From editing to meta-data, there are decisions and options, and choosing the right path will help you launch a successful book. The session will provide the tools to find, evaluate and engage professional help, if needed, and will include a list of resources to help on the path to exceptional and affordable self-publishing.
About Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminare Press:
Patricia is a writer, editor, and publisher with a passion for helping authors produce the best books possible.
She is the former editor of Forest Magazine, published by a national conservation group located in Eugene, Ore., and she has extensive experience producing marketing and promotional materials, both for print and online. She is currently writing a non-fiction book about Burley Design Cooperative.
Patricia has a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon, an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College in Baltimore, and a certificate in Digital Journalism from Media Bistro in New York. She is a member of the Northwest Independent Editors Guild, Willamette Writers, and the Eugene Chamber of Commerce.
6:30-7:00 p.m. Social Time and Refreshments
7:00-7:15 p.m. News, Willamette Writers Board Elections, and Member Announcements
7:15-8:30 p.m. Author Talk by Patricia Marshall
8:30 p.m. Drawing for Free Gift
Free to Willamette Writers members or $5 general public. You can also join Willamette Writers at the door.