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RWA ® Online Chapter 136 presents:

Ebook and Digital Publishing - Is it for me? with Suzanne Rock

Course begins October 1, 2012 and ends October 25, 2012.

Registration opens Sept 17, 2012 at http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm

Did you ever want to learn about the ins and outs of e-publishing? Are you thinking of self-publishing? Then this course is for you.

Registration opens September 17, 2012. You can register as late as October 7, 2012 and still get in the class, though it will be in progress.

FMI: http://www.rwaonlinechapter.org/campus.htm


Digital books are becoming more and more popular. Devices such as the Kindle, iPAD and Nook have brought ebooks into the limelight and provided many new and exciting publishing opportunities for writers. Despite this, many are still confused about the epublishing process. This course is for beginners who want to learn more about digital publishing and determine if it’s a good fit for them. We will touch on big vs. small epress, self-publishing, vanity publishing, contracts, promotions and dealing with epirates. By the end of class, the student should have a good understanding of the options available and have the tools they need if they wish to move toward digital publication.

Introduction - Getting to Know you

Lesson 1 - Setting Goals and Creating a Brand

Lesson 2 - Researching Publishers - Part 1

Lesson 3 - Researching Publishers - Part 2

Lesson 4 - Contracts

Lesson 5 – Avoiding the Scam - Vanity and Subsidy Press

Lesson 6 - Self Publishing and POD

Lesson 7 - Promotion Part 1

Lesson 8 - Promotion Part 2

Lesson 9 - ePiracy

Lesson 10 - Parting Thoughts

About Suzanne Rock:

Award winning and bestselling author Suzanne Rock resides in central Massachusetts with her college sweetheart and two daughters. She started writing paranormal erotic romance in 2009 and sold her first story, Spyder’s Web, to Loose Id in June of that year. She now actively writes for Loose Id, Red Sage and Elloras Cave. In addition to writing, she teaches courses on craft and the publishing industry through Romance Writers of America and Savvy Authors. She’s also is the social media coordinator for Pink Petal Books and Astraea Press.

For more information, please visit www.suzannerock.com

Registration Begins: September 17, 2012

Registration Deadline: October 7, 2012

Email us at workshops@rwaonlinechapter.org if you have any questions. Workshops are archived for approximately two weeks after the course ends.

Fee: $15 per workshop

RWA ® Online Chapter Members ONLY receive free workshops. No registration required for chapter members.

Payment method: PAYPAL is recommended! Checks and money orders also accepted, but register early and mail your payment promptly. No person will be allowed in unless payment is received.

Format: Courses are conducted via online discussion (bulletin) board on the RWA® Online website (no email loops). Non-chapter members MUST complete both the workshop registration AND the discussion board login registration for access.

Cost to join RWA® Online chapter is currently $15 and members receive all the workshops for free. You must be a RWA® member to join our chapter. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at workshops@rwaonlinechapter.org

Thank you.

Patti Fischer

Workshop Chair


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