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May 31, 2023 ∙ 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Add to Calendar 2023-05-31 18:30:00 2023-05-31 20:00:00 America/Chicago Self-Publishing Local author Chris Drnaso will take you through the process of preparing a manuscript for publication as a paperback and as an eBook using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Signup required. internal tplibrary@tplibrary.org

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Have you written a book? Want to know what to do next? 
Local author Chris Drnaso will take you through the entire process of preparing a manuscript for publication as both a paperback and as an eBook using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Other platforms are available but will not be covered in the class. Signup required.
Please note: Chris does not have any connection to KDP beyond using them to publish his books.

Topics covered include:

·         Protecting your work

·         Formatting your document

·         Copyrighting and LCCN (Library of Congress Control Number)

·         Setting up a Kindle account

·         Acquiring an ISBN number

·         Creating PDF files

·         Creating Covers

·         Submitting to the KDP site

·         Review and approve process

·         Creating an eBook

Speaker Bio: Chris Drnaso

Chris Drnaso, a lifelong Chicagoan, was born in the early 1950s and raised in a highly industrial area on the southwest side of the city.  Chris married his best friend, Marilyn, in 1982. They make their home

in Palos Hills, a southwest suburb of Chicago, not far from the Clearing neighborhood where he grew up.

Chris is now a three-time cancer survivor. Drnaso, in retirement, continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers. (GC-SCTE)

He has been a stained glass artist for over forty years. His passions include reading, painting, and writing, Author of CLEARING, THORN, MANAGING HENRY, A PRAIRIE FORTNIGHT, CANCER BABBLE and SHADE TREE

     

Please visit his Amazon author’s page…

https://www.amazon.com/Chris-Drnaso/e/B07NWV6758/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1

Author of CLEARING, THORN, MANAGING HENRY, A PRAIRIE FORTNIGHT, CANCER BABBLE and SHADE TREE

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