Self-publishing workshops

Take control and turn your manuscript into a published book - without waiting for a publisher to 'find' you. Join Bev Ryan, book coach and author of Smart Women Publish to find out how to get your words through the editing, design, print and online distribution process.

  • Discover how to navigate the production steps.
  • Learn about global distribution channels and how to make your best book happen. 
Library Date and Time Registration 
Nambour Friday 8 October, 10.00–11.30am
Coolum Monday 11 October, 10.00–11.30am
Beerwah Thursday 14 October, 10.00–11.30am
Kawana Friday 15 October, 10.00–11.30am
Caloundra Wednesday 20 October, 1.00–2.30pm Register
Maroochydore Friday 22 October, 1.00–2.30pm

Free. Limited spaces available per session. Registration essential.

Libraries members have borrowed self-publishing titles 2,658 times! Time to get your written work out there. 

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Did you know these classic books were self-published?


Classics on eAudiobook:


Get started on your masterpiece with these writing eMagazines:

  • The Writer
  • Poets and Writers
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Writer’s Digest

To get started using free eMagazines download the Libby app, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.


Listen on the go with these self-publishing podcasts and episodes

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