Sunday, July 10, 2011

Self Publishing Seminar, July 20 2011

Self Publishing Seminar
Wednesday, July 20 | 12 - 1 PM
Nashville Public Library
Main Branch | Conference Room 1A
Presented by: Randy Smith, Wes Yoder, Betsy Phillips

Nashville is rallying around its book lovers. See Nina Cardona's story "21st Century Bookselling" and the offerings at the Nashville Public Library's Salon @615 series.

If you too have books on the brain or perhaps a novel you're dying to publish, join us for an expert panel discussion covering the pros and cons of independent publishing, "how to" tips and the impact of the digital revolution on the national trend toward independent publishing.

Reserve your spot today and RSVP to: or (615) 743-3055.
Cost: $10 – ABC Members; $15 – Non Members
For CLE Credit: $50 – ABC Member, $75 Non Member

Not familiar with self publishing? Check out success stories from a Kindle project and a fantasy novel.
About our presenters:

Randy Smith:
Randy Smith attended Vanderbilt University Law School and graduated in 1976. He was licensed to practice law that same year and has maintained an active practice in Nashville since that time. His areas of expertise include entertainment, intellectual property rights and the arts. He is a frequent lecturer and speaker at various clinics, workshops, and related events and has written articles for numerous publications and materials.

Wes Yoder:
President and Owner of Ambassador Speakers Bureau & Literary Agency
Author: Bond of Brothers: Life beyond Work, Weather and Sports (Zondervan)
Ambassador's literary division provided national media direction for The Purpose Driven Life, and represented New York Times best-sellers, Mistaken Identity, The Shack, Son of Hamas and Bonhoeffer.
Wes has been interviewed on The TODAY Show, NBC Nightly News, Dateline, Prime Time, and CNN HeadlineNews and has been quoted by TIME Magazine and The New York Times.

Betsy Phillips:
Betsy Phillips is the Marketing and New Media Associate at Vanderbilt University Press. Previously, she was the acquisitions editor, which involved negotiating contracts, settling rights issues (including electronic rights), and working with the Country Music Foundation on co-publications. She writes at the Nashville Scene's political blog "Pith in the Wind." Her short story collection, A City of Ghosts, will be published in October both on paper and electronically.
Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville
211 Commerce Street, Suite 100 | Nashville, TN 37201
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