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Self-Publishing Workshop (Indie Author Day)

Self-Publishing Workshop (Indie Author Day)

Writers: have you always wanted to get your work published? Authors Shabnam Curtis and Vee James will share their expertise in a workshop to set you on a path to publish your own work. We will also provide information about self-publishing using Kindle Direct Publishing,, and other resources. 

About the Presenters

Shabnam Curtis, the author of My Persian Paradox, was born and raised in Tehran, experiencing the Iranian Revolution of 1979 firsthand. In 2004 she immigrated to the United States, where she now works as a project analyst by day and a passionate writer all other time. Shabnam teaches memoir writing workshops and has been performing lectures to colleges and universities about her book and the concept of sharing stories: Shabnam Curtis website

Vee James is a local, self-published author of fantasy, scicence fiction, and comedy novels and short stories. A spinner of sly and clever fantasy, including the comic sci-fi tale The Little Ship of Horrors and his most recent work, the YA novel The Witch’s Cookbook. He writes and edits multiple projects at once, constantly moving forward to not only entertain his growing audience but to hone his skills. He is a member of several writers critique and feedback groups. 2021 will be his 10th year in a row participating in the National Novel Writing Month ("NaNoWriMo"): Vee James website

What is Indie Author Day? 

Indie Author Day is an annual event that brings libraries and readers together to celebrate the achievements of our local and indie writers.


This program is appropriate for ages 18 and above. An invitation to join this virtual talk will be sent to participants one day prior to the event. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below). 

Saturday, November 13, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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