The Fork in the Road: Self vs. Traditional Publishing—Which Route to Take and How to Do It Right

There is a decision every author must make: whether to self-publish or try to get a “book deal” from a traditional publisher. If you are writing a book and unsure of the road ahead, this workshop is for you. You’ll learn what the self-publishing and traditional publishing paths entail, the pros and cons of each, which one YOU should take, and how to do it successfully. You’ll also learn why it’s important to think like an authorpreneur regardless of which path you choose. Save yourself years of struggle and heartache by attending this practical workshop.

Bio Naomi Long Eagleson

Naomi Long Eagleson is a publishing consultant and the founder of The Artful Editor, a book editing company in Los Angeles. She helps writers strengthen and polish their manuscripts for publication, provides literary support, and shepherds books into print. She has worked with over two hundred indie authors, traditionally published authors, and book publishers. She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and previously worked as an editor at a literary journal. Her writing has appeared in Words without Borders, Arts & Letters, and Manoa Journal, and is forthcoming in the anthology Ms. Aligned: Women Writing about Men.


Saturday June 4th 1-3 pm


The Hatchery West Egg Conference Room