Monthly Archives: February 2009

Nuts & Bolts

Workshop for Authors

FREE ~ April 4th ~ 11 AM to 3 PM

Clark County Library 1401 East Flamingo Road Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Publishing Basics – How It All Works

Las Vegas publisher Carolyn Hayes Uber will explain the basics of the publishing industry from the big New York publishing houses to smaller independent presses to the scary world of self-publishing. Find out how to evaluate your options, whether you need an agent, and what to expect during the publishing process. More info at

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Polish Up That Manuscript!

Veteran author Maralys Wills incorporates both solid tips and a fresh sense of humor in her advice to writers. Sparkling manuscripts are the result of self-editing and careful polishing. She will share tricks of the trade to elevate your manuscript from good to publishable. More at

2:00 – 3:00 PM
The Mechanics of Editing 

Professional editor Jami Carpenter explains why every author needs an editor. How do you find the right editor; what are the different types of editing? Should your manuscript be edited before submission to agents and publishers? Learn how to ensure a happy and productive author/editor relationship and more. 



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