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.
- 1414.July.SundayEastern Sierra Book Festival5489 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.
- 2121.July.SundayOld Town Gift Company2754 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.
- 2727.July.SaturdayCarlsbad Dove Library1775 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.