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  • 08

    Building a Business Around Writing with Andrea Susan Glass

    All day

    SDW&EG member and award-winning writer, Andrea Susan Glass of WritersWay will be teaching a three-week course for UCSD Extension online. “Building a Business Around Writing” teaches why and how book authors/publishers and “freelance” writers like ghostwriters and journalists need to consider themselves business owners so they can be successful and profitable as writers. Sign up at https://extension.ucsd.edu/courses-and-programs/building-a-business-around-writing 

    This is an online course. You will have access to your online course on the published start date. The login URL/website is ucsdextension.blackboard.com. Your username and password is your email address on record with UCSD Extension.

  • 14

    Author Meet and Greet at Eastern Sierra Book Festival

    15:00 -17:00
    Eastern Sierra Book Festival
    5489 Sherwin Creek Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA

    SDWEG authors are welcome to attend the Author Meet and Greet from 3 to 5 p.m. on July 14 at the Eastern Sierra Book Festival in Mammoth Lakes, California.

  • 21

    SDWEG Member Margaret Harmon at Old Town Gift Company

    14:00 -16:00
    Old Town Gift Company
    2754 Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA

    If a genie granted you 3 magic wishes, what would you wish? But wait. Why is it always 3? And do we really need magic?

    Win a magic gold coin by figuring out the answer with Margaret Harmon at The Old Town Gift Company, 2754 Calhoun Street, San Diego.

  • 22

    Monthly Membership Meeting

    18:30 -20:00
    San Diego County Health Services Facility
    3851 Rosecrans, San Diego, CA 92110

    Our regular monthly membership meeting on the fourth Monday of the month, July 22, 2019.

    The program in July will be Open Mic readings from members.

  • 27

    PWSD Meeting

    10:00 -12:00
    Carlsbad Dove Library
    1775 Dove Ln Carlsbad, CA 92011

    Richard Williams, Vice President, Publisher Development, will discuss best practices for book distribution. He will describe the different programs IPG offers for distribution ad the ideal publisher for each. He will talk about the steps you need to take to gain distribution, what working with a book distributor looks like, how best to work with your book distributor, and other tricks of the trade.

    Richard Williams is the Vice President, Publisher Development, for Independent Publishers Group (IPG). He oversees the on-boarding process for all new business, including IPG, Midpoint, and Small Press United. Richard has been with IPG for over 13 years.