Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Thnking about Self-Publishing?

WNBA, an excellent networking group I belong to, is sponsoring the following program:

Panel Discussion on Self-Publishing

Agents and publishers unresponsive? In this do-it-yourself era, self-publishing can be a more effective way to get your work in the hands of readers. And it can be a springboard to developing a relationship with a commercial publisher.

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m. (light refreshments)
Cost: Free to members, $10 for non-members
Location: Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives
1201 17th Street NW
Washington, DC
Metro: Farragut North or Farragut West


Joy R. Butler is an entertainment, intellectual property and business attorney with degrees from Harvard. She is also the author of two books, including The Permission Seeker’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle (distributed by Biblio/NBN). (Go here to read Joy’s “Guest in Progress” piece.)

Carla Danziger self-published Hidden Falls, a mystery/romantic suspense novel set in Norway, with iUniverse, a print-on-demand publisher in 2004. In January 2008, the work will be published in Large Print by Thorndike Press, the world’s leading large-print-publisher.

Sheilah Kaufman is a cookbook author, culinary instructor, food writer, and lecturer who has alternately self-published and had books published by New York publishers for the past 40 years. She is the author of 25 cookbooks.

Veronica Li’s first novel, Nightfall in Mogadishu, a thriller set in Somalia, was published by print-on-demand publisher AuthorHouse. Her second book, Journey across the Four Seas, was produced by conventional publisher Homa and Sekey Books.

Go here for more information; to RSVP, please email: ncweil AT patriot.net


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