Last weekend, I participated in the 23rd San Diego State University Writers Conference as a presenter. I taught three classes related to freelance magazine article writing. There were around 500 attendees and 67 leaders including self-publishing guru, Dan Poynter; award-winning poet and editor of ONTHEBUS, Jack Grapes; publicist, Milton Kahn; Jonathan Eskenas, president of Orly [...]
Archive for January, 2007
Just a quick reminder that I will be teaching an 8-week online Self-Publishing course starting February 6, 2007. Whether you are considering self-publishing or just want to become more well-educated and well-informed about the whole publishing scene, this course is for you. Learn more at http://www.matilijapress.com/courses.htm. Or contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In my recent article, Hurry Up and Fail (currently posted at http://www.matilijapress.com/articles/publish_hurryfail.htm, I urge self-publishing authors to make sure their book is ready for publication before they send it to the printer or to the fee-based POD publishing service. Unfortunately, itâ€™s all too obvious that many authors neglect this important step. Thereâ€™s another consideration that [...]
I spoke to the San Luis Obispo (CA) NightWriters earlier this weekâ€”what a delight. I love visiting writersâ€™ groups. I always learn so much. You might say, â€œBut, arenâ€™t you the teacher? Theyâ€™re the ones who are supposed to learn.â€ I trust that all 30 members and guests took home with them numerous tidbits of [...]
Patricia Fry will teach an 8-week online â€œSelf-publishing Workshopâ€ starting February 6, 2007. $160. Sign up now at http://www.matilijapress.com/courses.htm Questions? email@example.com
Is this the year that youâ€™ll finally hold your finished book in your hands? What steps are you taking toward this goal? For many, the hardest part of the publishing process is finding a publisher. If publishing is in your thoughts this year, you are probably asking: * How do I go about finding a [...]