Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST

Add to Calendar 


The Buffalo History Museum 
1 Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216

Driving Directions 


Megan MacNeill, Program and Engagement Coordinator 
The Buffalo History Museum 
716-873-9644 x320 

So, you want to write a book?
Navigating the Non-fiction Publishing Process

Week one: Saturday, Feb. 3 - Copyrights and Copywrongs
Permissions, intellectual property, and the anatomy of a book. Non-fiction writing 101, how to get started and make sure your research is legal!
Speakers: Cynthia Van Ness, Dan DiLandro, Stephanie Cole Adams.


Week two: Saturday, Feb. 10 - Give me Proof
The scholarly apparatus, footnotes, and bibliographies, how to prove your authority.
Speakers: Dan, Cynthia Van Ness, Frank Kowsky, WNY Indexers (part of the American Society for Indexing)


Week three: Saturday, Feb. 17 - Roadblock Day
How to write your book when you’re stuck, a Q+A panel of local authors who have been in your shoes!
Speakers: Roseanne Higgins, Tom Reigstad, and more!


Week four: Saturday, Feb. 24 - Meet the Publishers
You’ve finished your book, now what? Meet with local publishers and distributors. We will discuss book layout, marketing, social media, and distribution.
Speakers: Marti Gorman, Brian Meyer


Each week starts promptly at 10am in the Auditorium.