San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Writers are now taking control of their destiny by self-publishing. Publishing correctly is just as important as what you've written. Learn some of the more important behind the scene steps of publishing in Canada such as polishing your manuscript, picking a distributor, avoiding US taxes, calculating royalties, ISBNs dos and don'ts, the importance of a good cover design, storing your book in the National Library, creative marketing ideas and the realities of crowd funding.
JF Garrard lives in Toronto, Canada. She is the President of Dark Helix Press, an Indie publisher of Multicultural Fantasy, Science Fiction and Raw Non-Fiction. She is interested in increasing awareness of diversity issues and breaking down cultural stereotypes through her dark stories. Her novel, The Undead Sorceress, is a blend of Eastern and Western vampire mythologies. She was a guest co-editor and contributor of Designing Fate, a sci-fi story, for Ricepaper Magazine’s 19.3 Speculative Fiction issue. A germaphobe with a Nuclear Medicine background, you can find her at different Sci-Fi/Japanese Animation conventions throughout the year. www.jfgarrard.com
When & Where
Organized by the Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop (ACWW).