Author Workshops presented by Catherine DePino

Date: Every week
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Author Workshops

presented by Catherine DePino

Workshops are Free and Open to the Public!

Monday, August 15th, 7pm 

 Meeting Room N116

Self-Publishing: Perks and Pitfalls

Traditional Publishing
• Reasons Authors Traditionally Publish
• The Pros and Cons of Traditional Publishing
• Writing the Query and Proposal
• Traditional Publishing with and without an Agent
• Self-publishing vs Traditional Publishing
• Publicize Your Book

• The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing
• Print Book, E-Book, or Both?
• Edit Your Book or Hire an Editor
• Format Your E-Book
• Think About a Cover Design
• Learn About Hypnotic Writing
• Pay Attention to Sentence Structure and Word Choice
• Choose the Right Self-Publisher
• Launch a Virtual Tour to Promote Your Book


Monday, August 22nd, 7pm 
Meeting Room N116

Writing and Selling the Non-Fiction Book

• Build a Strong Platform
• Write a Killer Proposal
• Write an Eye-Catching Table of Contents
• Include Riveting Sample Chapters in Proposal
• Use Your Best Writing Style to Polish Your Proposal
• Use Great Care in Citing Sources
• Decide Whether You Want to Use an Agent
• Learn About Book Contracts
• Decide if You Want to Publish Traditionally or Self-Publish


Ocean City Free Public Library

1735 Simpson Avenue

Ocean City, NJ 08226

Phone: 609-399-2434

Julie Brown ext. 5222


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