Independent Or Traditional Publishing? A Workshop

Have you always dreamed of becoming an author? Or maybe you want to write and share your story or poetry as a book handed down from generation to generation? If the answer is 'yes', how do you go about it?

This workshop offers an introduction to the various paths to publishing from traditional to independent—small presses to hybrid publishers. Which works for you and aligns with your goals? Ebook or trade paperback? Audiobook? What are the costs involved? Join us for an educational morning and a chance to share and network with other writers.

Time: 9:30 a.m. – noon

When: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 720 Eagleview Blvd., East, Exton, PA 19341. The inn offers ample parking and easy access to the Downingtown exit of the PA Turnpike

Workshop includes free coffee or tea, bottled water, notepads and pens.

Taught by Susan G. Weidener. A former staff writer with The Philadelphia Inquirer, Susan has written two bestselling memoirs, Again in a Heartbeat: a memoir of love, loss and dating again, which has been translated into Spanish, and its sequel Morning at Wellington Square. Her novel, A Portrait of Love and Honor, is based on a true story. As an independent author, she has taught memoir and fiction to adults from Philadelphia, PA to Tucson, AZ and been instrumental in collaborating on publishing two short story and poetry collections, Slants of Light: Stories and Poems from the Women's Writing Circle and The Life Unexpected: An Anthology. Susan facilitates the Women’s Writing Circle, a support and critique group for writers in suburban Philadelphia and blogs weekly. Her website is: 

Cost of workshop: Free for those with a 2018 membership to the Women’s Writing Circle. $40 for nonmembers. Payment may be made through PayPal link on Women's Writing Circle website, or through check made out to Susan Weidener and sent to 75 Jennifer Drive, Chester Springs, PA 19425 no later than Aug. 1, 2018

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