Performers and Programs

Performer Information  
Stage name: Mary Vigliante Szydlowski & Mia Frances
Performer name: Mary Szydlowski
Phone: 5184533613
Mailing address: 37 Normanside Dr.
Albany, NY 12208
E-mail address:
Website: &
Performer's agent: None
Previous appearances at:
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Information last updated: 06/09/2016

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Everything you've always wanted to know about self-publishing, but were afraid to ask! Literature- Creative Writing,
Literature- Authors,
Literature- Other
We will discuss how to self-publish both print and eBooks. The special formatting and other requirements needed when uploading to Amazon Kindle Direct both print and ebook, Barnes and Noble both print and ebook, Apple iTunes, Kobo. The pros and cons of uploading your work yourself to each sales website or using portals such as Smashwords, which are free. We'll also look at companies that charge for services up front like Bookbaby. We'll go over the various royalty arrangements, the countries where your book might be sold, and whether or not you should sell your work exclusively through one publishing program to the exclusion of others. We'll discuss the importance of cover art and thumbnails in selling a book, and where to get book covers and the cost. We'll discuss marketing your work and the common mistakes that can cost you sales and turn off readers.
$201- $350
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