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Book Publishing 101
Become the author you want to be!

Have a great idea for a book?

Want to learn what it takes to turn an idea into a published book?

Now you can learn from the professionals how to become an author! For the first time ever, the Traverse City Children's Book Festival is offering a free publishing seminar for ANYONE interested in publishing a book. Whether you have a great idea for a children's book or have dreamed of publishing a book since you were a child, this seminar is a great overview of what it takes to make it happen! There will also be a comprehensive marketing discussion for those who might already be on the path to publishing, but not sure what to do next.

Join us Friday, November 11th 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the McGuire Room at the library's Woodmere Branch

Topic discussions include:

  • Why publish a book?

  • Who will buy your book?

  • Key book design elements

  • Winning book award contests

  • Marketing your book

Space is limited. Reserve your spot by contacting Amy Shamroe at 1-800-644-0133x1000 or