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Interested in the business of authorship? Learn the basics of independent publishing from local author Ed Charlton at this free three part workshop series.


Author Workshop Part One: The Writing

Good stories, well told. Why you need an editor. Are other authors competitors or collaborators? The final manuscript: writing vs rewriting. Your audience and your Kevin Bacons.



Author Workshop Part Two: The Book

The Inside (Editing, Interior Design and Layout). The Outside (Editing, Covers Spines and Thumbnails). The Metadata (What it is and why you should care). Social Media.



Author Workshop Part Three: The Publishing

Copyright and ownership. Agents and traditional publishers. Online and physical retailers; Standard Terms and Discounts. The world of indie publishing. Amazon author page, Goodreads, and your website.