How to Publish Your Book Fundamentals - Virtual Conference

  • Saturday, February 19, 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Online via Zoom


Do you have a book inside you

or in an old notebook waiting to be published?
Get the guidance and support you need to become a


Saturday, February 19, 2022

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (online via Zoom)
(Virtual Room Opens at 8:15; Q & A 12-12:30)

7 Sessions Include:

  1. Five Essentials for Publishing a Children’s Book - Warren Martin, SLPA President, Author Adventures with Pop Pop Children’s Book Series (20 min) 8:40 - 9:00

  2. People REALLY DO judge a book by its cover! – Your book cover is the single most important marketing element of your book. Peggy Nehmen, Nehmen-Kodner Book Design (30 min) 9:05 - 9:30

  3. Editing Your Book:  How to Save Time and Money - Three main starting points, plus how to self-edit before hiring a professional editor. Kerri M. Holloway, Freelance Editor & Copywriter Successful Improvements (25 min) 9:35 - 10:00

  4. Managing Expectations for the Editing Process - What to expect, how best to manage and schedule the work, and what can and can’t be done through editing.  Andrew Doty, Founder, Editwright (25 min) 10:05 - 10:30


  5. Seven Steps to Self-Publishing without Being Overwhelmed - Jo Lena Johnson, Publisher, Book Shepherd, Writing Coach (30 min) - Conference Moderator 10:40 - 11:10

  6. Promote Your Book Through Networking – Learn where to network and what to say to generate interest and presales before your book is published. - Kevin Desrosiers, Speaker, Author, Coach (20 min) 11:15 - 11:35

  7. Easy Steps to Uploading Your Book on Amazon in 30 Minutes - Patrick Dorsey, Author and Publisher, Legendary Planet (25 min) 11:40- 12:05

Questions and Answers until 12:30

Price: $40 for 4 hours, Value = Priceless


SLPA board members who are publishing professionals will share the do’s and don’ts of writing, editing, and cover design plus fundamentals of children’s books, coaching, and other elements needed to successfully self-publish and get your book in hand.
Click here for Conference PDF. 

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