Creative Arts & Special Interest
Pursue a lifelong passion! Learn new skills or start your own business with these noncredit creative arts programs.
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- understand the basics of e-publishing.
- be able to publish their work.
- What are e-books?
a. Who buys e-books?
b. What are the main formats?
c. How does it differ from classic publishing?
- What can be e-published
a. Book content ratings
b. Book sizes and types and ISBNs
- Software to make e-books
a. E-publisher software
c. Making your own
d. Hiring others
- Formatting your novel
a. Style guides and rules for e-publishing
b. Different web site similarities
c. Photos in your books
- Your blurb and description
a. Different types of e-book blurbs
b. Extras you can put in your description
c. Serializing your books
d. 400 and 4000 character blurbs
- Your book cover
a. Using public domain artwork
b. Hiring artists and photo shop artists
c. Hiring models
d. Formatting your cover
- Deciding your price
a. E-book royalties and percentages
b. Royalty payment types and delays
c. Setting your price for current sales trends
- Setting up your accounts
a. Online with vendors such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble Nook books, and Smashwords
b. Print books with CreateSpace
- Attendance 100%
- Career Exploration in the E-Publishing Industry - HRD-3004BD2