Date: February 27, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens
5221 Hood Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Step By Step Advice on How to Get Your Book Published When Publishers Reject It
Writing is an art, publishing is a business, and self-publishing compels authors to go far outside their comfort zone and become fully involved with the publishing business. This successful self-published author, shares what it takes to succeed in this highly competitive marketplace. In this course she discusses: producing polished, professional- looking e-books and paper editions; identifying the author’s readership, finding and growing a fan base; pricing, building a website; managing expenses; promotion; book bloggers (what they do and where to find them) promotion, best sites for paid advertising, places to obtain free publicity, and much more.
Lisa April Smith’s three self-published novels, Dangerous Lies, Exceeding Expectations and Paradise Misplaced received rave reviews and sell. An informed and entertaining speaker, Ms. Smith has been interviewed on both radio and television, and addressed hundreds of groups from small intimate gatherings to theater-sized audiences about her roller coaster life, her books and writing. But this is the very first time she has been persuaded to share her hard-won secrets for success following her decision to drop her third literary agent.
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