Six Steps to Successful Self-Publishing

A talk by Patricia Marshall, owner of Luminare Press, at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St.

Whether you are undertaking all the publishing tasks yourself or engaging professional help, this talk will increase your understanding of the book-making process, from formatting book pages and creating an engaging cover to obtaining and ISBN, registering with Library of Congress, and getting your book on the market.

By the end of this presentation, attendees will a clear idea of how to take control of the publishing process. From editing to meta-data, there are decisions and options, and choosing the right path will help you launch a successful book. The session will provide the tools to find, evaluate and engage professional help, if needed, and will include a list of resources to help on the path to exceptional and affordable self-publishing.