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.