How To Publish A Children's Book
Time & Location
About the Event
The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, & The Luxe Library presents...
"How to Publish a Children's Book" 5 week workshop.
This Summer, award-winning author and publisher, Delicia B. Davis, leads a remarkable workshop for creative artists seeking to start and finish their children’s book ! With hands on activities, expert guest instructors, industry insight, and top notch artists onboard. We are committed to seeing your project through, from setup to sales. Join us this summer for an experience that is sure to turn your candid ideas into a literary work of art!
THIS IS A PAID, DISCOUNTED COURSE.
Ala Carte': Each Class $18.00
(For a total of 10 Classes, at a Value of $250.00)
Full Course: You Pay Special Price of $150.00
Limited Time Offer
Monday July 20th @ 6pm-8pm
Session 1: Creating Your Idea
Led by author & publisher Delicia B. Davis
Students will create and share story ideas, synopsis, and message for their storybook.
Wednesday July 22nd @ 6pm-8pm
Session 2: Developing Your Idea
Led by author & publisher, Delicia Davis: Eements of a children’s book
Guest instructors, authors & illustrators, Avery & Avion:
The creative process including Selecting an Audience, theme, book style, characters, main character, conflict, embedding a message, capturing the attention of young readers.
Monday July 27th @ 6pm-8pm
Writing Your Story
Led by Delicia Davis
Students will learn various methods and styles to write and share their stories.
Wednesday July 29th @ 6pm-8pm
Session 4: Artwork and Illustrations
Guest instructor, Illustrator & Graphic Designer Niaren Binford.
Students learn how to draft artwork and illustrations for their books.
Monday August 3rd @ 6pm-8pm
Session 5: Creating Captivating Titles
Led by Delicia Davis, students will complete their books by securing a captivating title, cover captions, bios, synopsis/description, and cover art.
Wednesday August 5th @ 6pm-8pm
Session 6: Editing and Copy-Editing
Led by Delicia Davis, students will learn how to finalize and edit their storybooks, making it print ready and sellable, via various distribution channels.
Monday August 10th @ 6pm-8pm
Session 7: Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Guest instructor & Entertainment/Property Attorney, Monica Moran
copyright, protect and legitimize your intellectual property, prior to making sales, querying or pitching.
Wednesday August 12th @ 6pm-8pm
Session 8: The Marketplace/How to Market Your Book
Guest Instructor Melinda Williams, a marketing representative from Emmis Communications (HOT 97, WBLS), will teach marketing trade secrets for creating a captivating brand,and ongoing promotions surrounding your book.
Monday August 17th @ 6pm-8pm
Session 9: Ways to Sell Your Book
Led by Delicia Davis, learn and discuss ways to distribute and sell your book.
Wednesday August 19 @ 6pm-8pm
Session 10: Celebrate Your Book
How to generate a buzz and marketing around your book that will consistently create readers and attention.