New Workshop | Writer to Author – DIY Book Publishing

Mar 10, 2017 | News, Programs and Events

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Trade Secrets to Success for All Genres!

Attend a Half-Day Workshop sponsored by the Amelia Island Book Festival in partnership with the Florida Authors and Publishers Association.

Saturday - June 17, 2017 – 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Florida State College at Jacksonville – Nassau “Bean Technical Center”

76346 William Burgess Boulevard – Yulee, Florida 32097

Workshop Agenda

The Big Picture

  • Your Goals – Why am I doing this?
  • Your Audience – Who will read it?
  • Researching your Genre – Who is my competition?

The Big Question –Traditional or Indie Publishing?

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of both
  • Concierge Services
  • Cost vs. Control

The Nuts and Bolts of Book Design

  • Book Layout
  • Copyright Page
  • Front Matter / Back Matter

Promoting and Selling Your Book – It’s up to you now.

  • Marketing materials
  • Website / Social Media
  • Networking


Register March 15th!

Registration fee: $65 – Space is Limited

Registration Opens on March 15 on the Amelia Island Book Festival website

In Publishing? In Florida?

The Florida Authors and Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry.