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Self-Publishing Class: Become an A+ Indie Author

Sunday, February 24, 2019

3:00PM - 6:00PM

$60 New Student | $45 Returning

Live Stream Available


You want to self-publish your book but have no idea where to begin. Lucky for you, class is in session! Shayla Raquel, editor, author, and marketer, guides you through her always-popular Pre-Publishing Checklist to lead you down the indie path. In this class, you'll learn how to:

  • Choose an editor, designer, and formatter

  • Build your author brand

  • Find your target audience

  • Set up social media

  • Pre-market your book

  • Ask for pre-release reviews

  • Gather a launch team

  • Price your book

  • Set up preorders and incentives

  • Publish and print on Amazon KDP

  • Order proof copies 

  • Throw a launch party

  • Get your community involved 

  • Promote your book without feeling icky

  • And so, so much more

This is an interactive class, so come prepared with plenty of questions. By the end of the class, you'll be an A+ indie author!

Fee: $60 or $45 for former/current students | Live Stream Available!

  • Shayla Raquel, Presenter

  • Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3:00PM to 6:00PM

  • Seminar meets at The Drawing Board at 75 & Campbell: 1900 Jay Ell Dr / Richardson, TX / 75081

  • Live Stream is available for students who live outside of Dallas. Just let us know when you register.

Contact us HERE if you have any questions about this seminar.


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An expert editor, seasoned writer, and author-centric marketer, Shayla Raquel works one-on-one with authors and business owners every day. A lifelong lover of books, she has edited over 300 books and has launched several Amazon bestsellers for her clients. Her award-winning blog teaches new and established authors how to write, publish, and market their books. She is the author of the Pre-Publishing Checklist, The Rotting (in Shivers in the Night), and The Suicide Tree. In her not-so-free time, she acts as organizer for the Yukon Writers’ Society, volunteers at the Oklahoma County Jail, and obsesses over squirrels. She lives in Oklahoma with her two dogs, Chanel and Wednesday. Learn more about Shayla here: https://shaylaraquel.com/