Sunday, November 16th at the Wilsonville Public Libary: The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing with Linda Kuhlmann

Join Linda Kuhlmann for a discussion on the world of publishing today and how it may impact a writer’s decision to publish. She will discuss her experience with print-on-demand publishing and the process and results of promoting her novel, Koenig’s Wonder. During this seminar, the attendees will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of traditional vs. self-publishing, hear about the types of self-publishing, find out about print-on-demand publishing, learn the basic steps for self-publishing, receive marketing tips, and glimpse the possible future of publishing.

Linda Kuhlmann recently retired as a Systems Analyst with the Oregon Judicial Department, where she taught computer software classes for over ten years. Since her novel, Koenig’s Wonder was published in the fall of 2004, Linda has held numerous presentations on her experience with writers’ and book groups. She has also conducted writing workshops in middle schools and high schools across the U.S. More at

Date is Sunday, November 16, 2008. Time is 2:30-4:30 p.m. Location is the Wilsonville Public Library in the Oak Room, 8200 SW Wilsonville Road. Wilsonville, OR, 97070.

Cost is five dollars at the door. Seniors and students are $3.00. Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author afterwards. The series is created and hosted by Wilsonville author Christina Katz in partnership with The Wilsonville Public Library, the Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council, and the Friends of the Wilsonville Library.

Everyone who attends will be entered to win two out of three of the following door prizes from Writer’s Digest Books: Subscription to Writer’s Digest Magazine for one year, Subscription to for one year and/or $25 gift certificate to purchase Writer’s Digest Books. Starbucks coffee and refreshments from Lamb’s Thriftway will be served.

The next Northwest Author Series featured speaker is Christina Katz, the series host and author of the recently released Get Known Before the Book Deal, Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform from Writer’s Digest Books. Katz will offer a Platform Primer for aspiring authors. Don’t miss her on Sunday, January 25, at the Wilsonville Library from 3-5 p.m.

There is no speaker in December.


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