So You Want to Be an Author

Saturday, November 1 2008
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Community Room, Oceanside Library, Civic Center Branch

Oceanside, CA

Book-ended by authors’ readings, the day will feature a publishing panel addressing such subjects as:
• How Can You Fit into Today’s World of Publishing?
• Write in Your “Right” Style
• Resources for Writers at Your Library and in Your Community
• Create Your Publishing Platform through Contests
• Success Secrets for Working with Your Book Printer
• How to Create Your First Marketing Plan

Participants will pull expertise from such prominent North County groups as Publishers and Writers of San Diego with its founder, book consultant Dr. Robert Goodman as keynote speaker. Other PWSD panel participants will include marketer Karla Olson and editor Lois Winsen. Chaired by PWSD member Elizabeth Yahn Williams, a Partner-in-Rhyme with Bob Lundy, the poetic team of Hither & Yahn, will explore the collaborative process with artist Marion Wong, and composer David Lewis who directs the San Luis Rey Chorale. Among other panelists are poet Marjorie Stamm Rosenfeld and Rose E. Magyar, an editor of Mira Costa’s first student-written book.

Between readings Andy Wong will provide musical interludes.

Author Mary Quigley is organizing the readings for North County Authors and Poets. To book a place at an authors’ table, please E-mail Mary as soon as possible at A few places are still left.

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