Introduction to Self-Publishing

Andrew Shaffer

Andrew Shaffer is the New York Times bestselling author of over half a dozen humorous books, including Penguin Random House’s How to Survive a Sharknado, the Ghostbusters tie-in Ghosts from Our Past, and the Goodreads Choice semifinalist Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. He is a full-time freelance writer whose writing has appeared in Mental Floss, Maxim, and many other magazines and websites.

Andrew studied with Iowa Writers’ Workshop instructors at the University of Iowa, where he earned a B.A. in English and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in marketing. An Iowa native, he lives in Lexington with his wife, novelist Tiffany Reisz.


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        Saturday, November 3
  • Address:
    251 W. Second Street
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $30

With Andrew Shaffer.

Publishing your own work has never been easier. Unfortunately, if you’re new to self-publishing, you can end up thousands of dollars in the hole before ever selling a single book. If you know what pitfalls to avoid, however, you can professionally publish your own books without breaking the bank. Learn the basics of cover design, ebook and print book formatting, and self-publishing. Led by Andrew Shaffer, New York Times bestselling author of both traditionally and self-published books. [ALL LEVELS] [ONE-TIME]