York Chapter

E-publish Your Book Today

Tuesday, June 23th, 2015 @7:30pm

 

Location: London Pub, 9724 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4C 1V8

Registration: http://peoyork2015epublishyourbooktoday.eventbrite.com

 

epublish1Engineers are idea people, and many of them have books, papers, manuals, and other written materials that deserve to be published - and to make money. There are new opportunities in e-publishing that enable authors of any kind to publish, find their audience, and make a profit, with a very low cost of entry.

Many services charge hundreds of dollars to prepare e-books for print. In this seminar, the ease and speed of e-publishing is demonstrated, including a live demo of publishing on Amazon.

Topics covered in this seminar include:

  • Pros and cons of e-publishing compared to traditional publishing
  • Major e-publishing platforms, and how to access them
  • Formatting manuscripts for e-publishing
  • Tricks of pricing on the major platforms
  • Cover design and other means of making yourself visible to your audience

 

epublish2Our speaker, Matthew Bin holds a BA and MA in English literature from McMaster University. He has worked as a technical writer, business/systems analyst, and consultant with numerous public- and private-sector clients for nearly 20 years.

Matthew's first novel, L.M.F., was published in 2006, and his first non-fiction book, On Guard for Thee: Canadian Peacekeeping Missions, was published in 2007. He has published articles in numerous magazines, including In Burlington, The Windsor Review, and Inside Soccer Canada. He won a Hamilton ACE Award in 2003 in the Marketing Writing category. He is currently the CFL Editor for the popular sports website LastWordOnSports.com, and serves as national chair of the Canadian Authors Association and secretary of the Canadian Copyright Institute. Matthew recently presented to the PEO Oakville Chapter and receive very good reviews.

Its Wings Night at the Pub and with the purchase of a beverage, the Chapter will buy you a pound of Chicken Wings. Networking and socializing encouraged.

The price to attend the presentation is $15.00 plus a small Eventbrite fee.

*Note: please drink responsibly and arrange for a safe ride home.

Guests of engineers are also welcomed. 

For other York Chapter events, please go to www.peoyork.com

Rick Vender, P.Eng.,

Program Director

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