Self-publishing Roundtable ($50)
The Writer's Center ( Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital)
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, D.C.
(Bring all of your questions about the pros and cons of self-publishing
to this roundtable discussion led by PR Consultant Cherrie Woods
and her guests Publisher/Editor Austin S. Camacho, Romantic Suspense Author, Dee Lawrence and Graphic Designer, Rodney Herring.
With over 750,000 books being published each year in the U.S. and over half of them by self-published authors, how does a author stand out above the rest? This workshop teaches authors how to choose the right book cover, develop a strong "Author PR Toolkit" (headshot, bio, book synopsis and website), how to choose the right book cover? What type of online presence authors need to have and where to sell their books. (90 mins.)
Attend this workshop to learn public relations strategies to increase your book sales. Topics include: how to get local media coverage, where to look for reading opportunities, how to develop/strengthen your brand and how to develop a strong author platform. (Workshop will include a five-minute book cover assessment). Attendees are encouraged to bring a printed copy of their book. (3 hrs.)
This workshop will give visual artists insight into the world of marketing and public relations to help them learn about the general art-buying public, discuss their plans for their art, learn how to create a brand and how to get their art “scene.” (2 hrs.)
Book A Workshop