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Motivation to Publication: May 2017

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Stepping into Self-publishing Workshops

Workshop 1 – Stepping into Self-publishing: Getting your Book to Market

Where and when: Friday 12 May (pm) at the Methodist Church Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Who it's for: those with a manuscript (fiction or non-fiction) they want to publish, who would like guidance and information on self-publishing.

In this three-hour workshop you will:

  • identify the benefits/challenges of self-publishing vs traditional publishing,
  • learn the steps of the self-publishing process,
  • acquire knowledge of key resources for the self-publishing author,
  • gain an understanding of where to go next with your project.

Includes a Q&A session with independent author and crime writer JJ Franklin.

By the end of the workshop you will: feel confident about taking the next self-publishing step for your work.

More Information: sua-gettingyourbooktomarket.eventbrite.co.uk

Workshop 2 – Stepping into Self-publishing: Marketing your Book

Where and when: Saturday 20 May (pm) at Stratford-upon-Avon ArtsHouse.

Who it's for: those with a manuscript (fiction or non-fiction) for publication, who want guidance on marketing and promoting their book.

In this three-hour workshop you will:

  • identify the challenges of making your book visible in a crowded industry,
  • learn how to use social media to build your platform and promote your work,
  • gain knowledge of other promotional tools and techniques,
  • develop a personal marketing plan for your work.

By the end of the workshop you will: be ready to use a variety of promotional tools and techniques to market your work.

More Information: sua-marketingyourbook.eventbrite.co.uk

More About the Workshops

  • Stepping into Self-publishing is in two sessions, which can be booked separately. Those booking both qualify for a 10% discount.
  • Members of writing groups, creative writing students and those over 60 also qualify for a 10% discount.

Previous Comments on the Workshops and Tutor

"Very motivational and instructional." — Karen Pettigrew.

"I found it useful to be able to focus on achievable steps in order to reach the final goal." — Dianne Lee.

"It was useful to have the opportunity to clarify my plan. It's all so doable." — Robert C Day.

"Very useful professional focus treating writing seriously." — Workshop participant.

"I certainly got value for money. Ellie helped me see my manuscript in a new light with her inspired suggestion for a revised starting point, as a result of which I reduced my word count and tackled a number of other issues. I wish I had done it sooner!" — T. Kemp.

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