DYI: Straddling the line—The Micropress Method
In this workshop author Bridget Hoida will discuss how she found a micropress to imprint her novel, So L.A., as a limited edition press run. Largely unknown, the micropress offers a unique alternative to authors seeking publication outside of big (and small) publishing houses. Very much a DIY endeavor, micropublishing demands constant participation from the author. Bridget will also share with you many of the strategies she learned to help catch the eye of prominent reviewers (The Clarion Review, Kirkus), the press (CBS, newspapers and radio), universities (USC, UC Berkeley) and social media outlets (renown bloggers, book clubs, Twitter & Facebook) without a "big name press" backing her book.