Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Want to get the inside line - Read on

Publishing Powerhouse Coming to Far North Queensland

ALL FREE. an opportunity not to be missed. Again I say ALL FREE with lunch thrown in.

Thinking of self-publishing, or helping your publisher sell more of your book?

You need to attend Selling that Book, a practical workshop that sold out in Sydney, Darwin and Airlie Beach!

Publisher Dr David Reiter, cuts through the myths about publishing to reveal strategies for ensuring your book has the best chance of selling out its first edition, and beyond.

Find out how to identify your audiences and then match your writing to what they want.

Gain in-sight into how a keen editorial eye and good design pay dividends.

Learn about what printers want, how to speak their language and ensure you get value for money.

Hear about the latest ways to publish in print and digital form.

See case studies of marketing plans that work and ways to promote and distribute your work without re-mortgaging your house.

to find out a bit more about David check out this linkhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_P_Reiter
Selling that Book will take place at Aitkenvale Library at 9am on June 10th. Wednesday, 10 June 2009
Citylibraries Aitkenvale
4 Petunia Street
9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Bookings to: 4727 8310, or

Following this at 4pm will be a free author’s chat held by memoir author Ann Jones, whose book Put the Billy On won the 2008 IP Picks Best Creative Non-Fiction Award. Jones’ book focuses on growing up before and during World War II in the Gulf Country of Far North Queensland. In partnership with the Queensland Narrating Service, IP has also produced an audio version of the book, read by renown Brisbane actor Kaye Stevenson. Ann will discuss the tricks of the trade in turning personal stories into narratives that can engage wider audiences.

To compliment this talk, David Reiter will speak about the risks involved with using real life experiences as the basis for creative writing. He will use his own book, Primary Instinct - a brash expos̩ of the education system Рas a case study.

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