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Self - Publish A Book For Beginners

Ready to take your story to the world? This workshop will give you the tools, advice, and resources you need to publish your very own book.
We discuss:
- goals

  • rights
  • websites
  • design
  • formatting
  • distribution
  • launching
  • marketing
  • finances

We consider ebooks, print runs and print-on-demand books. We look behind the scenes with a case study book and learn how to use a distribution platform to get international exposure for your book. If you’re interested in self-publishing but don’t know where to start – this course is for you!

Please Bring

Pen & Paper or Laptop. Handouts provided.

About the Tutor

Zena Shapter is a Ditmar award-winning author, creative writing tutor and mentor, freelance editor, copywriter and social media consultant. She has won ten national writing competitions and is published in magazines such as “Midnight Echo” and anthologies such as “Award-Winning Australian Writing”. She writes close-to-reality books of the unexplained and adventures that get you thinking. She also founded and leads the widely attended Northern Beaches Writers' Group, whose collaborative writing has also won multiple awards. Read her through the links on her website at

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Contact us

Community College Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113