Self-publishing is a lucrative way to get your books out into the world in a publishing industry that can be difficult to break into. In “How to Become a Self-Publishing Superstar,” join Julian Thomas, author of the graphic novel series Black Heart, and Alisha Klapheke, author of Enchanting the Elven Mage, in conversation with editor Ericka McIntyre in the Writer’s Room as they discuss the ups and downs of publishing books yourself. Be sure to visit the authors in the Signing Gallery (downstairs in Joseph-Beth Booksellers) to get books signed after this talk!
There are two ways to tune in to this free program on Saturday, November 6: join us live at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, or return to this page to watch the livestream starting at 4:30 p.m. Eastern. No registration is required. Seating at Joseph-Beth is first-come, first-served. Thanks to our Writer’s Room sponsor, UK HealthCare!
USA Today bestselling author Alisha Klapheke wants to infuse readers’ lives with unique magic, far-flung fantasy settings, and romance. Her inspiration springs from an obsession with history, years of world travel, and the fantasy she grew up reading when she was supposed to be doing her math homework.
Julian Thomas is a teacher, author, & creative director from Lexington, KY. A life-long writer, Thomas got his professional start printing and passing out packets of poems he authored to his fellow middle school students.
A ruthless young man’s obsession with a gladiator-style deathmatch lands him in the middle of a secret government conspiracy. When he’s forced to form an alliance with his biggest enemy in order to protect his soulmate, he must choose between the love of his life and his love of the game.
Ericka McIntyre is “a full-time freelance writer and editor who has worked in media and publishing for more than twenty years, most recently as the Editor-in-Chief and now Editor-at Large of Writer’s Digest, a 101-year-old brand serving the writing community.” She lives in Ohio and has worked with some of the authors attending the KBF. Learn more about Ericka on her website, https://www.erickamcintyre.com/.