Publishing's "Arab Spring": A Comparison of Traditional vs. Self Publishing with Michael Grossman

Monday, September 30, 2013

7:00 PM-8:15 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Meeting Room (3rd Floor)

Mon, 2013-09-30 19:00 - 20:15

Topics Covered:

  • How are the new digital technologies changing the face of publishing?
  • How has print-on-demand impacted the book world? What are the pitfalls?
  • What can an do that a print book can’t?  Why are they becoming so popular, so quickly?
  • When should you self-publish and when shouldn’t you.  What pitfalls can you avoid if you do self-publish?
  • What are the benefits of traditional publishing over self-publishing?
  • What are the steps to self-publishing a book?
  • What’s all this fuss about mobile devices?
  • Can self-published books get into libraries?

Grossman’s wide-spectrum talk is for book lovers, authors, and for aspiring authors who want a handle on what’s happening out there in publishing land.  Learn why the landscape is shifting so fast.  See examples of some new things e.books can do.  It’s free! Join us.


Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours. 

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