For Libraries and Writers Groups


My fast-paced and well-received workshop—What Would William Shakespeare Do?—covers the following six paths to contemporary publishing:

Publish Your Book Your Way

      • Independent
      • Traditional
      • Private
      • Partnership
      • Electronic
      • Self-publishing

During the course of this fast-paced workshop, I’ll cover the following publishing business concepts:

      • Copyright
      • ISBNs
      • Distribution

The core parts of the publishing process will be covered as well. They are:

Your Book, Your Way
Your Book, Your Way
      • Editing
      • Interior design
      • Cover design
      • Printing or ebook formatting

Finally, I’ll introduces the key ideas behind marketing and sales.

This workshop has been presented at:

  • the Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference sponsored by Senator and Mrs. Patrick Leahy;
  • the Independent Publishers of New England Conference;
  • River Bend Technical Center in Bradford, Vermont;
  • the New Hampshire Council on the Humanities;
  • the AVA Gallery and Arts Center in Lebanon, NH;
  • the Howe Library in Hanover, NH; and
  • Artistree Vermont in Woodstock, VT among other venues.

In addition to my writing, I am a publishing specialist with over 20 years of experience as an editor, book designer, and marketing maven. I have assisted a wide variety of writers bring their books to market through my teaching and consulting practice.

I would be happy to speak at your library or writers group. The best way to contact me is via email at


Author of the Carding, Vermont novels, quilt books, and book publishing guides.

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