Format Your Book for eReaders

By year end 2012, at least 28.9 million eReaders are projected to be in the hands of 12% of adult Americans nationwide (source: Is your book ready for the millions of digital readers in the U.S. and around the world?

In this three-hour hands-on workshop, you will learn how to format and upload a novel for publishing on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing, Barnes and Noble’s PubIt and Smashwords. You are encouraged to bring tablets with Microsoft Word and Calibre installed.

SPEAKER: Dr. Angela Benson is an associate professor of educational technology at The University of Alabama. Dr. Benson has published twelve novels, two novellas, and a nonfiction writing book. Her books have appeared on national, regional and local bestseller lists, and she has won several writing awards, including Best Multicultural Romance from Romantic Times magazine, and Best Contemporary Ethnic Romance from Affaire de Coeur magazine. She was a finalist for the 2000 Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award in Multicultural Romance.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, August 30, 2012 – 3:05 p.m.

LOCATION: Black Writers Reunion & Conference 2012
Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Boulevard (Route A1A)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33319

Formatting Your Novel for E-Publishing is one of 30+ hands-on workshops, lectures, and classes offered through the 2012 Black Writers Reunion & Conference, North America’s foremost literary event for Black writers and editors since 2000.



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