BOOK PUBLISHING 1-2-3

 

Grab a pen and join us for this popular, lively workshop—it’s spiced with stories and tips to empower and inspire writers of all levels.

We’ll start with a glance at today’s dynamic book business (including the rise of self-publishing), then share tips for connecting with editors and literary agents, as well as ideas to help writers both refine their craft and stretch their creativity, and wrap up with a few practical thoughts on book promotion.
Other highlights: Writing prompts to stir fresh thinking; four-page handout; Q&A, sample edit.

When: Tuesday, June 12, 11am–12:30pm

Where: Lestat’s Coffeehouse (3343 Adams Ave., Normal Heights)

How much: $20 per person — reservations are not needed. All walk-ins are welcome!

Benefit: Half of the proceeds will be donated to the Fletcher Hills Public Library.

Presenter: Laurie Gibson, the book editor with more than two decades of professional experience, including proofreading titles by Brian Tracy, Alice Walker, George Shultz, and Jimmy Buffett. For several years, Laurie also taught editing for the Extension programs at both UCSD and UCLA. Please note, this event and the one in July will be the last time Book Publishing 1-2-3 will be presented in the region!

Contact: (858) 635-1233 or eaglet5223@mypacks.net