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Friday, November 15, 2013

The Business of Writing - 30th November

Dumfries & Galloway’s Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) is pleased to announce a one day conference for the region’s writers. Free to attend, but with places limited to 25, the conference will take place on Saturday 30th November 2013, from 10am to 4pm at Castle Douglas Town Hall in Castle Douglas.

No queues - yet
The Business of Writing conference is an opportunity for Dumfries & Galloway based writers and publishers to learn the practical skills essential for self-publishing and/or developing current publishing businesses. The focus of the conference is to enable writers to take full advantage of the dramatic changes which have occurred within the publishing industry over the last few years, including the increasing important of eBooks.
It was a good start...
The conference will be led by the region’s Creative Business Advocate for Literature, Inga McVicar who has extensive experience of the industry. Highlights include:
·       How to format eBooks with Wayne Noble (University of Central Lancashire)
·       Preparing to Publish with Inga McVicar (Dumfries and Galloway’s Creative Business Advocate for Literature)
·       First steps to self-publishing with Rosemary Gemmell (published and self-published Author)
·       Q&A with Allan Guthrie (published and self-published Author, Publisher and Agent)

 Tickets are free but limited to 25 on a first come, served come first served basis, available from CABN by calling 030 33 33 3000 ext 65053 or emailing

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