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Monkfeet: How to self-publish your e-book

Monkfeet: How to self-publish your e-book

NOTE: This event has been rescheduled from April 28 to March 5.

Best-selling author, Christopher Lascelles, whose book, A Short History of the World, has been on the Amazon best-seller list in its category in 2012, 2013, & 2014, teaches you how to publish your book and avoid the sharks.

This is a two-hour course where particpants are free to ask as many questions as they like.

1. Where to begin

  • Software
  • Manuscript
  • Editing

2. Going it alone v paying an agency

3. Ebook

  • Different formats (.mobi v epub)
  • How to get a good and cost-effective book cover design
  • Outsource v DIY – Pros and Cons
  • The five most effective sales channels which will bring you 95% of your sales
  • What if I need to make amendments?
  • Kindle v iPad v Android

4. Paperback

  • Formatting
  • Typesetting (outsource v DIY)
  • Getting to print-ready PDF
  • How about review copies?
  • Self-distribute v. print on demand
  • What if I need to make amendments?

 5. Promotion

  • How to get 100 reviewers to read your book for free
  • Do I need a website?
  • How about social media? (Facebook, Twitter etc)
  • What is a blog and do I need one?
  • Amazon promotions
  • The two best promotional channels

6. Pricing

  • How best to price your book
  • Should I offer my book for free?

 7. Budget

  • Cost of making an ebook
  • Cost of preparing a paperback
  • Promotional Budget

RSVP for your ticket here.

If you’re an active Hub member, contact Islington Hosts for your full discount code. Remember that Hub Members get 25% off all Monkfeet classes (including those held outside of Impact Hubs) using the discount code “Impact”.

Date
May 5th
Time
18:30 - 20:30
Location
Entry fee Free

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