Summer Intensive 2018

Thank you for registering! I am so excited to have you join the class and get going on self-publishing your book.

Please contact me with any questions: 61(two)-43(two)-0135 or hootyourwords (at)

See you on July 31.

Self-publishing Intensive, Summer 2018

Located at 2281 Hampden Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55114

Please bring a laptop.

Schedule and Syllabus

July 31

  • It takes a village: organizing your book team – editor, designer, printer, distributor

August 7

  • Cover story: examine what makes a captivating cover and start working with a designer

August 14

  • no class – we will not be meeting every week during this course to allow for time and balance moving your book project forward

August 21:

  • Treasure hunting: Raising funds via Kickstarter or Indiegogo

August 28:

  • To err is human: the importance of editing

September 4: no class

September 11:

  • Look at meeee: creative book promotion via email, social media, in person, and your website

August 18:

  • Details details details: formatting the inside of your book (print)
  • Dotting your i’s and crossing your t’s: copyright, library of congress, ISBN

September 25: no class

October 2:

  • The world wide web: ebook formatting and publishing online

October 9:

  • Hear thee hear thee: printing and distributing your book

October 16: no class

October 23:

  • Ready to launch: planning a book release party