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Startup Book: Preparing and launching your self-published book (Pizza! Drinks)

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Hi Everyone,

We're going to be hosting our next event titled Startup Book to coincide with Romance Writers of America.

Startup Book covers a variety of topics that helps authors publish and promote their books in today’s evolving publishing landscape.

Startup Book is part of Bibliocrunch (, a platform that connects authors with the best, curated publishing professionals. If you’re looking for an editor, designer, someone to help you with your book you can post your project on Bibliocrunch and watch the proposals pour in.

PRICING: FREE for VIP Members of Bibliocrunch (, $10 for everyone else


We'll have some lighting panels followed by networking circles with pizza and drinks.

Topics covered.

  1. Basics of self-publishing - market overview, where you should publish and why (Miral Sattar of Bibliocrunch)

  2. Fiction Editing - the different types of editing (Sangeeta Mehta- Freelance editor of middle grade, young adult & contemporary women's fiction. Alum of S&S and Little, Brown)

  3. Non-Fiction Editing - your non-fiction editing checklist (Stephanie Golden - Freelance editor and book doctor. Alum of Encyclopaedia Britannica and Oxford University Press).

  4. Formatting your book for print and digital (Kevin Callahan of BNGOBOOKS)

  5. Selling books by the truckload ( Penny Sansevieri of A Marketing Expert)

  6. Getting professional reviews (Etta Verma of Library Journal)

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