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2019 Workshop Electives

As part of your conference registration options, you will be given the choice of one of the following Workshop Electives from each of the available time slots.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You are encouraged to study the workshop sessions carefully before registering. In an effort to be as environmentally responsible as possible, handouts for sessions will not be available onsite. You’ll receive handouts for your sessions via email the week prior to conference. If you purchase the complete syllabus, that electronic copy will be included in your registration packet.

Workshop Elective Session 1: Friday - 8:30am - 9:30am

WS 01: Indie Publishing that Sells Books

Presented by: Misty Beller
Level: All
Description -

The holistic approach to publishing and connecting with readers to build a thriving career and touch lives.

Workshop Outline -

Through this course, attendees will learn how to create a detailed self-publishing plan and timeline to include the components of publishing and marketing a new release. Topics covered include:
• How to find the right members of your publishing team (editing, cover design, formatting, and more)
• Distributors for ebook and print (including KDP Select vs. “going wide”)
• Preorders
• Creating your product page
• Keywords & categories
• Your marketing plan
• Analyzing the book launch and planning for the future
• Strategies for series
• Bookkeeping
• Writing as a career

Information Video:-

Workshop Elective Session 2: Friday - 11:00am - noon

Workshop Elective Session 3: Friday - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Workshop Elective Session 4: Friday - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Workshop Elective Session 5: Saturday - 8:30am - 9:30am

Workshop Elective Session 6: Saturday - 11:00am - noon

Workshop Elective Session 7: Saturday - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Workshop Elective Session 8: Saturday - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

You must be at least 18 years old to attend conference without a parent/guardian present with you at all times.

Participation of an individual presenter, agent, editor, or publisher in the ACFW conference does not constitute endorsement by ACFW. Conference attendees are advised to use due diligence and take personal responsibility when choosing industry professionals with whom to schedule appointments or enter into agreement.