For those who can’t commit to an eight-week PCC class, NABP member F.I. Goldhaber is offering a Weekend Indie Publishing Intensive. Over two days, writers will get an overview of self publishing options and requirements. Material covered will include manuscript preparation; mechanics of cover and page design; formatting and production of print and electronic books; distribution, marketing and promotion; copyright and ISBN; and other aspects of the business of self publishing.
WHAT: Weekend Indie Publishing Intensive
WHEN: June 2 and 3, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Willamette Writer’s House, 2108 Buck St West Linn, OR 97068
Limited to first 10 students who register.
Download a registration form with more specific information about what will be covered from http://www.publishyourwords.com/Registration.pdf
When F.I. Goldhaber started her publishing career, typesetting and manual pasteup were still necessary steps. Over the years, she has designed pages to deliver words to readers in a variety of formats and managed publication of books, newspapers, magazines, chapbooks, newsletters, etc.
She has had more than twenty short stories; a novelette; more than sixty poems; and hundreds of news stories, feature articles, editorial columns, and reviews published in magazines, calendars, e-zines, and newspapers, as well as in audio, electronic, and print anthologies. Three of her novels and one book of her collected poetry were published by small presses and she has self published more than 40 print and electronic works.
Currently she is Book Designer and Project Manager for Publish Your Words author services, On behalf of her own work and that of her clients, she has navigated the requirements/interfaces of various print and electronic wholesalers, distributors, and retailers. She designs books for herself and her clients and book covers for her own short fiction and poetry.
In addition to teaching Introduction to Self Publishing at Portland Community College, she also has taught workshops and classes on subjects as diverse as marketing, writing erotica, and building organizations.