Self-Publishing A to Z
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About the Event
Do you want to share your book with the public? With the tools available today, any finished manuscript can become a physical book! The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow (WCDH) is proud to present “Self-Publishing A to Z: How to Take a Book from Start to Finish,” a lunch and learn workshop instructed by Arkansas food expert and prolific author Kat Robinson. The course will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm on Thursday, February 17. Participants have the option to join virtually or in person at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow, 515 Spring Street in Eureka Springs. The cost of the workshop is $35.
This workshop will walk writers step-by-step through the complete process required to get a manuscript published including how to register the book with the Library of Congress, acquire an ISBN, classify the book in optimal categories for sorting and sales, and determine the ideal pricing. Robinson will share, in detail, how to create a book via the worldwide IngramSpark submission platform. She will also share personal tips and answer questions regarding the process of self-publishing. Register for Robinson’s “Marketing for Cheap and Free” lunch and learn workshop on February 18 to learn how to promote your new book.
Robinson, the author of 11 books including culinary travel guides, cookbooks, and food histories, has utilized these practices with her micro-press, Tonti Press, to publish works by herself and other writers. She will share her secrets of how to do the best possible job when creating a self-published work of your own.
This workshop is ideal for any writer interested in self-publishing their work. Participants should bring their preferred method of taking notes and a desire to learn. This is sure to be an informative and invaluable class. Workshop attendance is limited to provide personal attention to participants. Register at https://www.writerscolony.org/events.
Kat Robinson wrote the book on Arkansas food, the 2018 compendium Arkansas Food: The A to Z of Eating in The Natural State. The Little Rock-based author and food historian is well known for her culinary travelogues covering including Arkansas’ most significant restaurants, mom-and-pop dairy bars, and where you can find great homemade pie. She is also the filmmaker behind the 2021 documentary Arkansas Dairy Bars: Neat Eats and Cool Treats, and the host of the Emmy-nominated show Make Room for Pie. Learn more at www.tiedyetravels.com.
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