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Self-publishing workshop

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The Evanston History Center is launching a new “Pop Up” series of informal and occasional talks and workshops. First up is “Introduction to Self Publishing and Print on Demand” led by EHC Director of Education, Jenny Thompson, on Friday, June 9, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Are you interested in learning how to publish your own book(s)? Do you have a book project and don’t know how to get started? This introductory workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of “Print on Demand” (POD) publishing, a fast growing way for anyone to publish books—from memoirs to cookbooks to family histories to novels. We’ll cover the basics of POD, the steps of the self-publishing process, and some of the nitty-gritty, such as ISBNs, barcodes, and PDFs. No experience is necessary, just bring your interest in learning the basics of self publishing.

The workshop is free, but space in limited. Reserve your spot by emailing Jenny Thompson: jthompson@evanstonhistorycenter.org

LOCATION: The Evanston History Center is housed in the national landmark, Charles Gates Dawes House at 225 Greenwood, Evanston, IL 60201. We are located half an hour north of Chicago’s Loop, and we are accessible by public transportation. Free parking is available on the street.            Car: Take either 94 or 294 to Dempster Street and go east. Greenwood Street is one block north of Dempster Street. Train: Take CTA to Dempster Street or Metra to Davis Street, and go east. (Davis Street is a few blocks north of Greenwood.)

For more information visit: www.evanstonhistorycenter.org

 

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