Mosman Community College




SELF - PUBLISH A BOOK for beginners

Course ID 10212
Price $70.00 (GST included)
Status Places are available.
Location 2/696 Military Road, Mosman
Tutor Zena Shapter
Sessions 1 session of 3.5 hours
Start date Tuesday, 05 March 2019
Finish date Tuesday, 05 March 2019
Time 2.00pm - 5.30pm

Ready to take your story to the world? This workshop will give you the tools, advice, and resources you need to publish your very own book. We discuss:
- goals
- rights
- websites
- design
- formatting
- distribution
- launching
- marketing
- finances
We consider ebooks, print runs and print-on-demand books. We look behind the scenes with a case study book and learn how to use a distribution platform to get international exposure for your book. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start this course is for you!


Handouts provided
please bring pen & paper

About the presenter

Zena Shapter is a Ditmar award-winning author, creative writing tutor and mentor, freelance editor, copywriter and social media consultant. She has won ten national writing competitions and is published in magazines such as "Midnight Echo" and anthologies such as "Award-Winning Australian Writing". She writes close-to-reality books of the unexplained and adventures that get you thinking. She also founded and leads the widely attended Northern Beaches Writers' Group, whose collaborative writing has also won multiple awards. Read her through the links on her website at


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