Build-A-Book Workshop (full day)


This full-day workshop is designed for people who have a completed manuscript and are ready to self-publish.  Bring your laptop and all files associated with your project, including any graphics. Over the course of the day, authors will learn how to format your text, upload a cover, format the spine, and discover the importance of ISBN numbers and bar codes.

(See workshop schedule below)

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Workshop Schedule

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
1:00 PM The Inside Pages with Sonya Bramwell and Guy Worthey
3:00 PM Final Checks
4:00 PM Closing Remarks

*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.

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