On Saturday, May 13, 2017, WRW welcomes Magda Alexander, Leslye Penelope, and Rebecca Rivard, speaking about Self-Publishing—Everything You Need to Know to Self-Publish Like a Boss.

LOCATION: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Service Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

10:00am – 12:00pm Morning Session
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Session

Are you thinking about self-publishing but not sure where to start? Already published a book or two but looking to up your game? Well, this is the workshop for you.

Award winning and USA Today Bestselling authors Magda Alexander, Leslye Penelope, and Rebecca Rivard will discuss self-publishing for success.

In the morning session, we will talk about the basics:
– Cover design
– Editing (yes, you need an editor)
– Formatting your book and uploading to KDP (Amazon)
– Distributors
– Writing a book blurb (it’s harder than you think)

In the afternoon, we will address more advanced topics:
– Marketing, including social media, your newsletter (yes, you need one), and cross-promotions with other authors
– Advertising (including freebies, Facebook, etc.)
– Business issues
– Book launches
– Time management

About Our Speakers
Magda Alexander, Leslye Penelope and Rebecca Rivard are the coordinators of the Maryland Romance Writers’ Self-Publishing Center of Excellence.

USA TODAY bestselling author Magda Alexander loves to write steamy contemporary, erotic romantic suspense, and sexy sports romance. Her hot alpha heroes, whether British billionaires, D.C. litigators, or Chicago football players, have been known to melt plenty of panties. Magda has lived in Maryland most of her life and now resides close to the Catoctin Mountains in a city whose history dates back to colonial times.

You can find Magda at:
Website: http://www.magdaalexander.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MagdaAlexanderRomanceAuthor
Email: magdaalexander@gmail.com

Leslye Penelope has been writing since she could hold a pen and loves getting lost in the worlds in her head. She is an award-winning author of new adult, fantasy, and paranormal romance. She lives in Maryland with her husband and their furry dependents: an eighty-pound lap dog and an aspiring feral cat. Sign up for new release information and giveaways on her website: http://www.lpenelope.com.

USA Today bestselling author Rebecca Rivard read way too many romances as a teenager, little realizing she was actually preparing for a career. She now spends her days with dark shifters, sexy fae and alpha vampires–which has to be the best job ever. Seducing the Sun Fae (#1, Fada Shapeshifters) was a 2016 EPIC Awards Finalist for Best Fantasy/Paranormal Romance and Ensnared: A Vampire Blood Courtesans Romance was a Night Owl Reviews Top Pick.

For more information, visit her website: http://www.rebeccarivard.com.