Unit 2: Authorpreneurs

We are breaking ground into Unit 2 today, which I’ve titled “authorpreneurs,” a name I stole from a self-published book about self-publishing. After exploring The Verge essay on self-publishing from April 2019 (which you hopefully read today), we’ll look at the current state of the industry (if we can call it that) and map the three main topics we’ll discuss over the next 2-3 weeks. Finally, I’ll then introduce you to some spaces for buying your own domain and we’ll talk about the importance of domain names.

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Don’t wait for someone to publish your writing — do it yourself.

Self Publishing is a new course offered this Fall 2019 that introduces students to a range of tools and strategies for producing, selling, promoting, and crowdfunding a variety of writing projects, from poems and short stories to blogs and comics. The course will count as 3 credits toward the Publishing and Writing for the Public … Continue reading Don’t wait for someone to publish your writing — do it yourself.