Workshop Date: June 12, 2007
Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Place: The Gathering Place -609 Helmcken Street
ATTENTION ALL WRITERS, PERFORMANCE ARTISTS AND SMALL PRESS ENTHUSIASTS:
Basic Chapbook Design and Marketing
Be your own publisher. Join the ranks of literary giants like Hunter S. Thompson and Ray Bradbury and learn how to create a “chapbook” (your very own professional-looking published booklet) step-by-step, from editing through basic graphic design, right through to distribution. This unique, hands-on workshop starts by getting each participant to assemble their own text book!
We go on to:
Þ look at the benefits and pitfalls of self-publishing!
Þ offer various modern and rare examples of this ancient type of publication!
Þ give you tips for marketing and publicizing your book on a shoestring budget!
A basic knowledge of computers and word processing programs like Microsoft Word is required.
Reference material provided.
Facilitated by poet, performer, and long-time graphic designer, S.R. Duncan.To register contact Irene Brooks at 604-257-3847 or email her at email@example.com
Space is limited.