Class List

Self Publishing
It seems that almost everybody has an idea for writing a book. This class introduces you to the various ways to get published then focuses on print-on-demand publishing that doesn't cost a dime. You'll be led step-by-step through the process of creating a professional book from idea to selling on Amazon. In the class you will use Microsoft word to produce a real book as you learn about using section breaks, page numbering, headers and footers, title pages, table of contents, inserting images and much more. The class also unravels the mystery of creating book covers and will teach you about copyrights, library of congress control numbers and ISBN codes. Finally, the class will guide you through Create Space and converting your work into an actual book that sells on Amazon. This is a hands-on class covering every step in detail. You will produce your own book using a sample manuscript from the class.
BOCES (Hands on):
Day 1: 3 hours - Self-Publishing Basics: copyright, ISBN, etc.
Day 2: 3 hours - Setting up Microsoft Word to create your book.
Day 3: 3 hours - Editing Photos, finalizing your work.
Day 4: 3 hours - Cover design, using Create Space, getting your book on Amazon and creating an e-book.
Libraries (Lecture only):
Session 1: 2 hours - Self-Publishing Basics
Session 2: 2 hours - Using Microsoft Word to create your book.
Session 3: 2 hours - Creating a Cover for you book
Session 4: 2 hours - Using Create Space to publish and sell your book on Amazon.


Dates & Times

Location

Course#

Price

Registration

Tuesdays
Feb 27, 2018
Mar 06, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
Mar 20, 2018
6pm - 9pm

Orange-Ulster BOCES, Goshen, New York, C-Tech building

A8010WI18

145

Phone: 845-781-6715