1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St · Moscow, ID
Have you longed to see your work in print and feel the heft of a book in your hands? The Build-A-Book Workshop, hosted by the Palouse Writers’ Guild will walk you through the steps of self-publishing from start to finish. Whether you long to publish a collection of short stories or poems, a memoir, novel, or other work, this workshop is designed to help you overcome the challenges of self-publishing.
8:30 AM Welcome, Introductions, and Expectations
8:45 AM File Wrangling with Khaliela Wright
9:00 AM Obtaining an ISBN and Bar Code with Khaliela Wright
10:00 AM BREAK
10:15 AM Purchasing Pre-Made and Custom Covers with Guy Worthey
11:00 AM Introduction to IngramSpark/KDP/Lulu
11:30 AM Formatting and Uploading Covers with Sonya Bramwell
12:15 PM LUNCH (END FOR HALF DAY SESSION)
1:00 PM The Inside Pages with Sonya Bramwell and Guy Worthey
2:45 PM BREAK
3:00 PM Final Checks
4:00 PM Closing Remarks
Cost: $25(Full day) or $10 (Half day)
Space is limited to 40 people.
Half Day Authors: This half-day workshop is designed for anyone considering self-publishing. Over the course of the day, authors will discover the importance of ISBN numbers and bar codes, how to procure cover art, and get an introduction to publishing platforms such as Amazon/KDP, IngramSpark, and others.
Full Day Authors: Learn everything in the half-day workshop, PLUS bring your laptop and all files associated with your project, including any graphics. In just 1 day you will learn how to format your text, upload a cover, and format the spine.
*A digital version of your work is required; No handwritten manuscripts.
*We cannot accommodate people wishing to publish a single short story or poem due to minimum page requirements for bookbinding and publication.
Pay here for FULL DAY REGISTRATION
Pay here for HALF DAY REGISTRATION
Unfortunately, we cannot take credit cards at the door, so if you wish to pay via credit or debit, please do so online. If you wish to pay by cash or check, register by emailing Khaliela Wright at Khaliela@gmail.com.