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Come to Southern Magic's June 26 meeting at the Homewood Publc Library to hear Angela James, Executive Editor of Carina Press, talk about e-publishing.
It doesn't matter if you're published or not, or if you ever plan to be e-published, you need to listen to what she has to say. This is the future and you need to be informed and aware of what's happening around you.
What: E-FACTS ABOUT E-PUBLISHING
When: June 26, 2010, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Where: Round Auditorium at the Homewood Public Library, Birmingham, Alabama
Southern Magic will provide a dessert table and coffee.
Registration is mandatory by contacting Callie James at firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee you a seat.
Attendance is free for Southern Magic members, $5 for other RWA chapter members, and $10 for the public. Pay at the door.
PROGRAM: Angela James discusses the ins and outs of e-publishing, including what to expect from an epublisher, how to distinguish between unfunded or under-funded epubs, the real sales figures, what constitutes good distribution, covers, promotion, and more. We will have Q&A time available throughout the program.
More about Angela James:
Executive editor of Carina Press, Harlequin's digital-first press, and veteran of the digital publishing industry, Angela James is a well-known advocate for digital publishing. James has enjoyed a long and varied publishing career that has included ownership of an independent editorial services business, work as a copy editor for electronic book and small press publisher, Ellora’s Cave, and executive editor for Samhain Publishing. James frequently travels to regional, national and international writing conferences to meet with authors and readers, and present workshops on digital publishing for both authors and readers of all genres of fiction.
Carina Press is a new digital-first publisher that combines editorial and marketing expertise with the freedom of digital publishing. With a long history of digital marketing and editorial experience, the Carina Press team is committed to bringing readers fresh voices and new, unique editorial.
Our philosophy is: no great story should go untold!
Carina Press will publish a broad range of fiction with an emphasis on romance and its subgenres. We will also acquire voices in mystery, suspense and thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, erotica, gay/lesbian, and more!
Check out their blog.
Southern Magic is the Birmingham, Alabama, chapter of the Romance Writers of America.
Meetings held at Homewood Public Library
1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209