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Self-Publishing 101

Self-Publishing 101

Want to write a book or just learn about the process? In this dynamic 1.5-hour interactive workshop, poet Serena Wills will discuss the foundation of self-publishing and the steps that it takes to go from starting the writing process, completing a book to being self-published. Topics include: accountability, copywriting and how to legally protect your work, the editing process, book layout, how to publish your book, marketing tips and various ways to do book signings. During two poetic breaks, Ms. Wills will talk about her books, what led her to writing them and her unique partnerships. She will even share some of her poetry!

Want more? Join us for Self Publishing 201: The Next Steps


Serena Wills, is a self-published author of The Awakening, Pieces of Life Volume 2, Crying Tears of Teal and Reconstruction, Pieces of Life Volume 1. She is a native New Yorker and currently resides in the Washington, DC area. Serena holds a BA in Policy Studies from Syracuse University, an MPA from Virginia Tech, an MA in Health and Wellness Coaching and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Workplace Wellness from Maryland University of Integrative Health. Ms. Wills is a Self-Published Author, a Poet, Publishing Coach, National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and a Wellness Writer. You can find out more on her website at


This program is appropriate for ages 17+. An invitation to join this virtual workshop 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). 

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch:
Virtual Event
Creative Writing
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 45 seats available.

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