Local publisher and CEO of Peter E. Randall Publisher, Deidre Randall, will be presenting a workshop hosted by the Portsmouth Public Library on Tuesday, November 19th at 7:00 pm. The workshop, “Getting into Print: Understanding Publishing Options,” will provide an overview into the different types of publishing. This event is part of the library’s celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).
Publishing is an ever-changing industry and it is important to keep up with its development. Ms. Randall will be discussing the different categories of publishing that are available such as: trade, subsidy, POD online, small press, hybrid and e-books. The workshop will also focus on the impact of cover and title choices, particularly for fiction and the importance of building an audience of readers and book industry professionals through various means such as; personal appearances, blogging, social media, author website, book trailers, and trade shows.
Ms. Randall provides a unique perspective into the world of publishing not only from her years of first-hand experience but also in how Peter E. Randall Publisher approaches publishing. The publishing house has developed a name for itself due to their selective process, high quality content and a personalized publishing process. Their publications have won numerous awards.
Deidre Randall has been the CEO of Peter E. Randall Publisher since 2008, after working with her father Peter for fourteen years. She has published and marketed over two hundred books since 1999 and has an M.ED in Business Administration.
This program is offered at no charge and is open to the public. The Library is located at 175 Parrott Avenue, next to the Portsmouth Middle School. For further information contact the Library at 603-427-1540 or visit our web site at www.cityofportsmouth.com/library.