Indie Author Day

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hereford Meeting Room (Full Room)

Event Details

Calling new and aspiring authors! BCPL is participating in the first annual Indie Author Day. We're offering presentations and workshops, a 2 PM digital gathering featuring Q & A with writers, agents and industry leaders, followed by readings, sales and signings. Contact the branch for descriptions and presenters. 10:00 AM The Art of Self-Publishing Walk through the process of bringing a book from manuscript to a physical object. Session covers your options for creating a physical book, from designing it yourself, to using an automated system, to working with a designer. 11:00 AM Networking Breakout Sessions Mingle with fellow authors of many genres to talk about the writing process, meet your next beta reader and learn from your writing community. 12:00 PM Publishing Is Just the Beginning A group discussion on how to promote your book. 12:30 PM Crowd Funding Learn how to use crowd sourcing to fund your work. 1:00 PM Break
2:00 PM Digital Gathering Indie communities across the country come together for an hour-long digital gathering featuring writers, agents and other industry leaders. 3:00 PM Readings & Book Sales We'll wrap up our day with readings, author Q&A, book sales and signings. Indie authors can register for a spot beginning at 9:45 a.m. in person at the branch.
Event Type(s): Book Club
Age Group(s): Adult