Today, self-published titles are rivaling their traditional counterparts on every front—from editorial quality, to design, to production value. And the truth is, they must if indie authors want to be taken seriously by industry folks, like booksellers, librarians, reviewers, and other key players. This session will cover some of the basics of self-publishing, addressing the most important points you need to know to create a book that wows. Brooke Warner, publisher and publishing expert, will help you avoid some of the most common pitfalls for indie authors, and encourage you to move ahead with your publishing goals with confidence and know-how.
About Brooke Warner
Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of What’s Your Book?, Green-light Your Book (forthcoming), How to Sell Your Memoir, and the co-author of Breaking Ground on Your Memoir. Brooke’s expertise is in traditional and new publishing. She is the former Executive Editor of Seal Press and currently sits on the boards of the Independent Book Publishers Association, the Bay Area Book Festival, and the National Association of Memoir Writers. She blogs actively on Huffington Post Books and SheWrites.com. She lives and works in Berkeley, California.