Calling all writers! Join in on the discussion about independent self-publishing at the Stockbridge Library, presented by Carole Owens, Jana Laiz, and Hester Velmens, with Melissa Batalin of The Troy Book Makers.
A look at self-publishing as it has evolved over the years, from a poor second choice for authors to a canny business decision. In the rapidly changing publishing landscape, the stigma of the vanity press has begun to fade as authors discover the value of bypassing the gatekeepers of the large profit-driven publishing companies and striking out on their own. More and more authors these days are embracing cheap e-book technologies and social networking strategies in order to take their destiny into their own hands and find their niche audience.
More information can be found on the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers 2012 website.