Khaliela Wright will present on the importance of building an author platform, followed by a hands on workshop led by Judah Wright in which authors will build their own WordPress website. (To see sample website visit www.khalielawright.com.)
9:15 Parts of an Author Platform w/Khaliela Wright
11:15 Buying Domain Names w/Judah Wright
12:00 Lunch on your own.
1:00 Building a Author Website on WordPress
Choosing a Theme, Customizing, Adding Widgets and Plugins,
4:00 Closing Remarks
Participates should bring with them a 350 word bio, two photographs (preferably one being a head shot), a list of 5 domain names (in case 1st and 2nd choices are not available), their credit card (for purchasing domain names), and their laptop.
Cost of workshop: $25, not including purchase of domain name and web hosting. (Domain name expected to cost $10, optional web hosting available for $5/month from Server Canyon.) Participants may pay online or at the door.
Space limited to 20 people.