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Out Loud Academy: The Nuts & Bolts of Publishing


The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing with instructor Sandra O'Donnell

Do you dream of writing a book but have no idea where to begin? The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing will help you start off with a basic understanding of the publishing process by helping your answer key questions about your project. 

We will discuss: 
Traditional vs. Self vs. Hybrid Publishing -- Which is right for you? 
Long form vs. Short form, Genres, Word Count, Deliverables -- What these mean and why they matter. 
Who’s Who? -- The role of editors, publishers, agents, sales and marketing and others in the industry. 
The Importance of Multiple Drafts -- How many drafts? 
How to find beta readers and work with editors to polish your writing. 
Tools of the Trade -- Writing, editing, and marketing tools we use and recommend. 
Finding a Team -- Why writing with a tribe is so much better than writing alone. 
Knowing When your Book is Ready — Answering all your questions about knowing when and how to go out to agents.

Limit 10 students. Click here to register for this class or click here to register for the full semester! 

Out Loud Academy offers in depth educational programming for writers of all skill levels and styles to enjoy. Sign up for the full semester or take individual classes as they suit your needs and schedule! This comprehensive programming lets your learn from a variety of different instructors to hone your craft and explore new areas of literary arts. Classes will be held in the Out Loud HSV Studio # 260, 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville AL.

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