Forge Your Own Path in Publishing

R. L. Naquin wrote her first novel during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), and after editing she submitted to 31 agents with no bites. She didn’t give up. Naquin submitted her manuscript directly to Carina Press, a digital publisher, and four months later she scored a six-book contract. The first book in her Monster Haven […]

Publish Your Own Book

Are you ready to publish your book? Self-publishing is an increasingly successful option for emerging and established writers. On August 23rd, as part of our library’s Local Author Workshop from 9-1, Dennis E. Smirl can tell you how to get started and how to avoid rookie mistakes that can hurt sales. Discuss differences between CreateSpace […]

The Art of Pitching Nonfiction

Fiction writers get a lot of the glory, but nonfiction writers can really earn their bread through freelance work for print and online publishers. Want some tips for pitching your nonfiction work?  Join us August 23rd, from 9-1, when we’ll host a fantastic line-up of speakers at our library’s first Local Author Workshop, including Sarah […]