Join Weymouth Public Libraries and libraries across North America as they host Indie Author Day, an event bringing together members of local writing communities. This event will feature a panel of local authors, book signings, advice from publishers, and an overview of free library resources for writers!
At 2 p.m., everyone will join a nationwide digital gathering featuring a Q&A with writers, agents, and industry leaders who will bring together the larger indie community.
Saturday, October 8th, 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Tufts Library, 46 Broad Street, Weymouth, MA 02188
Moderator: Maureen Walsh
1:00-1:30 Welcome and What the Library Can Do For You: Kristy Lockhart, Head of Reference & Adult Services
1:30-2:00 Top Ten Questions Authors Should Ask a Publisher Before Committing to One: Lisa Akoury Ross, Literary Agent & Publisher
SDP Publishing Solutions LLC
2:00-3:00 Indie Author Day Digital Gathering: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd3_iMTcywC0H-zE4dF0JTA
3:00-3:10 Break for refreshments
3:10-4:00 Author Panel:
Lila Dooley, Each Step I Take
- Michael Lewis, The Great Pirate Christmas Battle, Battle for the Knotty List
- Maribeth MacDonald, Signing with Maribeth: Baby Sign Language
- Tom MacDonald, The Charlestown Connection, Beyond the Bridge, The Revenge of Liam McGrew
4:00-4:30 Author Book Signings and Mingling
Register Online: http://www.weymouth.ma.us/weymouth-public-libraries/news/indie-author-day