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Webinars & Events

Live webinars are shown via Go To Webinar each Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. EST. Please see below for details on each event and the link to register for the webinar.

Sessions are complimentary unless otherwise indicated.


FEBRUARY 8 – ARE YOU READY TO SELF-PUBLISH?

Do you have all the pieces in place to begin the process of self-publishing? From the elements of the book itself, to having ideas for the look and feel of the book, to knowing the answers to questions related to the editing, construction, and marketing of the book, we’ll help you get ready to begin your publishing adventure! This workshop is recommended for anyone who is getting ready to begin self-publishing…even those who are still in the writing process.

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FEBRUARY 15 – AVOID THESE TOP EDITING MISTAKES AUTHORS MAKE

Learn from a book editor the top self-editing mistakes new authors make when editing their manuscripts and how best to avoid them.

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FEBRUARY 22 – PLANNING THE RELEASE OF YOUR BOOK

In this session, we will cover some important tips on the timing of publishing and releasing a book for sale, to help you better plan your book’s path to success!

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MARCH 1 – ALL ABOUT PLANNERS & JOURNALS

What you need to know when creating a custom planner or journal, from set-up to production and everything in between!

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MARCH 8 – LEGAL ISSUES FOR AUTHORS

Do you know what legal issues you may face as an author when publishing a book? From using images and song lyrics to copyright protection or infringement, there are countless issues you need to be aware of to help protect yourself when writing and publishing a book.

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MARCH 15 – ARE YOUR FILES READY FOR PRINTING?

Self-publishing? In this workshop we go over how to make sure your files are set-up and ready to be sent to the printer.

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MARCH – WORKING WITH AN ILLUSTRATOR

This session focuses on important tips for working with an illustrator, including: contract terms and rights, average prices to expect, what kinds of files to ask for, sizing, etc.

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MARCH 29 – PRICING YOUR BOOK 

This session provides insight into pricing your book and eBook. Your book’s selling price can have a big impact on how well it sells and whether it will be “picked up” by retailers.

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APRIL 12 – BOOK PRINTING BASICS

In our Book Printing Basics session we educate you on the basics of book printing. We help you to understand the printing process, as well as the various options and factors that affect the cost of printing so that you can decide what is right for you. We’ll also answer any questions you may have.

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APRIL 19 – UNDERSTANDING WHOLESALE AND DISTRIBUTION SALES

If you’re planning to publish a book, you have probably heard about book distribution and wholesale selling. But what is it really? This webinar will cover the difference between wholesale and distribution, the pros and cons, and the process of book wholesale and distribution. We’ll also cover a bit about libraries, and what bookstores are looking for when considering a book to carry in their store.

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APRIL 26 – WRITING YOUR STORY 

Learn from a book editor some dos and don’t while writing and editing your books. This webinar will cover pro tips applicable to all genres during the different stages of writing: outlining, drafting, and editing.

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MAY 3 – BOOK PUBLISHING BASICS

In our Book Publishing Basics workshop we educate you on the basics of publishing your book, whether it be through traditional or non-traditional avenues. We help you to understand the different publishing paths so that you can decide which is right for you. We’ll also answer all of your questions on book publishing throughout the session and at the end.

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MAY 10 – BOOK MARKETING BASICS 

Marketing is the most important part of the overall publishing process! Your book won’t sell if people don’t know it exists. This session will give authors the basics they need to know and have in place to market their book. Topics include: What are the options? How do I know what’s best for my book? What can I do myself?

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MAY 17 – COPYRIGHT BASICS

Join us for this session all about copyright and your book. We’ll cover questions such as: When should copyright be filed? What do I need to do before copyright is filed? What if the book has more than one author? What does copyright filing protect? …And more!

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MAY 24 – METADATA: WHAT THE HECK IS IT AND WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT?

Metadata. So what exactly is it? Why is it so important, and what do you need to do about it as an author? We’ll help you get it sorted out!

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MAY 31 – ALL ABOUT AUDIOBOOKS

Join us for a discussion all about audiobooks! This session discusses the growing market for them, what authors need to know about producing one, costs involved in producing them, where to sell them, and other helpful tips you should know.

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JUNE 7 – BOOK PRINTING BASICS

In our Book Printing Basics session we educate you on the basics of book printing. We help you to understand the printing process, as well as the various options and factors that affect the cost of printing so that you can decide what is right for you. We’ll also answer any questions you may have.

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JUNE 14 – PUBLISHING A BOOK? AVOID THESE TOP 10 MISTAKES!

Learn how to avoid the top 10 mistakes most authors make when setting out to publish a book—ranging from preparing the manuscript through to marketing and selling. Whether pursuing an agent and traditional publishing or some form of nontraditional publishing, navigating the landscape of the publishing world can be difficult for a first-time author. Questions are welcome during this session.

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JUNE 21 – MAKE YOUR BOOK SHINE WITH GOOD BOOK DESIGN

More details coming soon.

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JUNE 28 – DON’T GET RIPPED OFF WHEN PUBLISHING 

There are so many horror stories these days about writer falling victim to scams, shams, and poor providers of publishing services. Unfortunately, we hear them all the time…writers losing all their files, signing away rights to a book or rights to their next manuscript, writers paying thousands of dollars for services that end up being poorly executed or not executed at all. Regardless of the genre a writer is concentrated in, they face the same risks. With so many publishing providers popping up every day how can a writer protect themselves, their work, and their wallet?

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JULY – DECEMBER SESSIONS WILL BE POSTED LATER IN THE YEAR, STAY TUNED!