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Publishing Options and Opportunities (ZOOM)

Age Group
For adults


The Story Center
Story Center Event
Virtual Event


Have you written a book or thought about writing a book, but the various options in today’s publishing market are making your head spin? Join Story Center Publication Manager Dave Burns as he discusses the pros and cons of the following publishing models: self-publishing, e-publishing, hybrid, independent, and traditional. This event is part of the Written Storytelling Certificate Program from Mid-Continent Public Library and MCC-Maple Woods. There are two ways to access the code in order to attend programs being held on the Zoom platform. You may go to The Story Center’s Facebook page, where we list the ZOOM log in code on the event listing, or you can register here. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code 30 minutes before the start of the program, so it’s important to include an email address you can easily access in your registration. Please note: You must sign into the room prior to the start of the program.


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