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Author talk with Gary Schilmoeller on ‘The Process of Self-Publishing’

Event organizer: Alexis Dixon
Event Date & Time: May 16, 2019 1:00 pm until May 16, 2019 2:00 pm
Contact email: adixon@orono.org
Gary Schilmoeller | Contributed
Gary Schilmoeller | Contributed

ORONO — An author talk with Gary Schilmoeller on “The Process of Publishing” will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Mayt 16, at Orono Public Library, 39 Pine St. Using the example of publishing his book “Iowa Farm Boy Goes Latin: Letters from Central America,” he will share:

  • Definition of “Vanity Publishing” versus “Publishing with goal of profit”
  • The process of finding help to navigate the world of self publishing
  • Describe some of the issues he has learned about self-publishing
  • Introduce ISBN  and Library of Congress numbers and what he knows about how they work
  • Provide handouts with several references for books about self-publishing and Maine resources for people interested in self-publishing
  • His journey from “I’d like to turn these letters into a book” in July 2018 to available from blurb.com in March 2019.