Self-Publish & Market Your Book


Thursday November 22, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST (registration starts at 6:30)

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Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Room R318 
750 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5S 2J2

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Kim Lear, VP Professional Development  

Self-publishing – it's all the rage, and no wonder!  From establishing credibility within a business niche to becoming a breakout author, the tools are in your hands now to help you achieve your book-publishing goals.

At this panel discussion, you'll hear self-published authors tell their stories.

You’ll have an opportunity to learn about:

  • finding the right topic for your book
  • preparing your book for publication
  • writing, editing and polishing, design and layout
  • where to sell your self-published books and
  • how to promote your books

Harry van BommelHarry van Bommel, a long-time PWAC member, is the author of 41 books, most of which are self-published, in the fields of family caregiving, business, education and helping people record their life stories. He is the founder Canada 150 and Navcare.

Paul LimaPaul Lima is a freelance writer, business-writing trainer and media interview coach. He is also the author of 12 books on how to write a non-fiction book, business writing, copywriting, the business of freelance writing and related topics. He has self-published all his books using print on demand, Kindle and ePub. You can read more about Paul and his books at

Mark LefebvreMark Leslie Lefebvre is a book nerd, who has worked as a bookseller in virtually every aspect of the industry. As a writer he has both self-published and traditionally published (with one foot planted firmly in each camp). He was one of the forces behind Kobo Writing Life, a DIY platform for writers.

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FREE for PWAC members and students (please register online; students, please show proof of academic enrollment at the door)
Members of associate writers’ groups $10 online registration (up to midnight before event) or $15 at the door
Non-members $15 online registration (up to midnight before event) or $20 at the door