Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Self-Publishing DIY Schedule

Friday evening, June 10
7:30 EST/6:30 CST
Darcy Pattison, motivational keynote with Q&A, 1 hour
Saturday, June 11
9 a.m. EST/ 8 CST
Online social for registered participants
10:30 EST Tanisia Moore- Legal Aspects of self publishing–including pitfalls to avoid, checklist of what needs to be considered. (1 hour)
1:00 EST TeMika Grooms: Finding, budgeting for, and working with an illustrator (remember you’re the art director!) (1 hour)
2:30 EST Daniel Vandever: nitty gritty, nuts and bolts aspects of creating books, accounting, sales tax , formatting, tech stuff (2 hours)
Sunday, June 12
2 – 5 p.m. EST
Darcy Pattison: How to find your readers, marketing, and awards (3 hours)
5 p.m. EST  Social to follow immediately following. Chance to discuss an ongoing group similar to PAL Chat for the folks wanting to go the self-pub route.