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Publishing for Entrepreneurs

$100.00

Join storyteller, author, and entrepreneur Christina Vega for a half-day, in-person workshop outlining the main components of book production for entrepreneurs interested in self-publication. Workshop content includes an overview of different publishing models — self-publishing/entrepreneurial, traditional publishing, and hybrid publishing — and the costs and benefits of each route; a breakdown of essential components of…

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Publishing for Entrepreneurs

Date/Time: Sunday, October 21st | 9am – Noon
Location: TBD
Cost: $100 (Scholarships available)

Join author, entrepreneur, and BCP founder Christina Vega for a half-day, in-person workshop outlining the main components of book production for entrepreneurs interested in self-publication. Workshop content includes:

  • An overview of different publishing models — self-publishing/entrepreneurial, traditional publishing, and hybrid publishing — and the costs and benefits of each route.
  • A breakdown of essential components of book production, including book development, editorial, design, printing, marketing, and sales.
  • Suggested timelines and budgets for publishing a book.
  • Workshop zine that includes all workshop content, reference material, and suggested media for continued publishing education. 

Notes

  • Registration is required and limited to 10 participants.
  • Email Christina at bluecactuspress@gmail.com regarding any accessibility concerns, including Scholarship requests. Blue Cactus Press is offering 2 full-cost scholarship opportunities to folks from historically marginalized groups who would not be able to attend otherwise. 
  • This workshop will be held in an ADA accessible location.
  • A light brunch, beverages, workshop zines, and all tools needed to participate will be provided at the event.

About the Facilitator

Christina Vega (they/them) is the founder of Blue Cactus Press. They’re also a Queer Chicana poet with a passion for storytelling and community involvement. Christina self-published their debut poetry collection, Still Clutching Maps, in 2017. Their poetry has appeared in Creative Colloquy, Frontera Vol. 3: estados silvestres // natural states,  International Poetry Review, Papeachu Issue 3, Timberline Review, WA129+, and Milk Gallery. Christina’s journalism has appeared in City Arts, Grit City Magazine, Hilltop Action Journal, OLY ARTS, The Ranger, VOICE Magazine and Weekly Volcano. Follow Christina on social media platforms @bluecactuspress.