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Posted on: Monday, 16 August 2010

Publish your own Book in South Africa – Find out just how easy it is!

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Attend a Free Worshop and find out just how easy it is to Publish your own Book in South Africa! In one content-packed morning, you will be guided through the process of publishing by the Industry Leaders – for free! Those in the know agree that writing & publishing a book is one of the best ways to establish yourself as an expert, an Authority on your chosen subject. However, the vast majority of people simply don’t start the simple process because “they don’t know how”. Well, now you have the opportunity to find out just how easy can be to publish your own book in South Africa!

Just imagine right now holding the first copy of a book with YOUR name on it …

New Voices Book Publishing WorkshopHow much “goodwill” would you be able to generate by giving away your book as a gift to your favourite customers? Imagine the exposure you can get in the press & media as a result of writing, publishing & promoting your own book?

As you consider all the benefits of becoming an author, then I’m sure you’ll agree that learning the ‘secret’ of how to publish your book is not only good for your business, but also an achievement and a great way to spread your unique and special message into the world.

But stop and consider this: most people don’t even get started on their book simply because they think it’s difficult, expensive or time consuming.

FACT: Publishing a book can be done in weeks, not months.
FACT: It’s cheaper than you think.
FACT: Working with the industry leaders in publishing-on-demand makes the process far easier than doing it “all on your own”.

The first WORKSHOP was held on the 25th of July 2009 at the Sports Science Institute Auditorium. With very little promoting and no advertising, we had 50 delegates!! We covered the most important topics such as

  • what you need to start the publishing process
  • how the editing & proofreading works
  • how we layout your content, create indexes, page numbers & reference pages
  • how we take your ideas & content to create a eye-catching cover design
  • ISBN registration & how YOU become the copyright holder of your work
  • the printing process, including paper & binding quality
  • how you are not limited by a ‘minimum order’ because of the printing processes we use (POD)
  • typical costs of each process, so that you have a good idea of value of your investment
  • distribution options & how to get your book into the retail stores
  • self-promoting yourself with your book
  • creating additional income streams with your book
  • additional tricks & techniques to generate more value from your book

MOST IMPORTANTLY, if you haven’t already started writing your manuscript you will be INSPIRED TO START!

WHEN? Saturday, 11 September 2010 – 08h30 (don’t be late!) to 12h30
WHERE? Sports Science Institute, Auditorium, Boundary Road, Newlands, Cape Town
WHO? Anyone who has a manuscript, idea, or story to tell
WHY? Because it’s worth it!  Bring a friend!
HOW? Book with Barbara at barbara@newvoices.co.za before 4 Sept 2010

Some Comments from the first workshop attendees:

Thanks so much for arranging this seminar. I haven’t been so fired up in years! After countless rejections from Publishers and Literary Agents I had given up on the whole idea of ever writing again. After leaving the seminar I went and dug out my box of old manuscripts, blew off the dust and have selected one that I am revising at present. Hope to get it to Barbara in the next few weeks. Thanks again – all the speakers were on target. I really appreceiate the work that went into organising it. Looking forward to future communications and seminars – Peter Erikson

Oh! What an empowering day and guys you rock. It was not a workshop. It was the first time I had experienced the word Networking at the highest level. If you do things like this, we are moving and growing faster than we think intellectually and paractical – Zazi Ndebele

Exalted, elated, elevated, inspired, invigorated … that’s how I’ve felt and been since leaving the venue this morning. You did a really splendid job, bring us all together and putting a marvelous programme together too, you and Marcel. The energy and creativity were palpable, as was the goodwill and resolve … I have no doubt that at least one-third of those present WILL actually put pen to paper and approach you, Kristina, Mike et al for guidance – John Linnegar, Professional Editor’s Group & one of our facilitators

Leave space in your life for inspirational thought

For more info see:
Website: New Voices Publishing
Facebook Event Page: New Voices Workshop Page

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18 comments about Publish your own Book in South Africa – Find out just how easy it is!
  1. November 29th, 2010 at 15:10
    JILL VAN DER PLOEG says:

    When is your next workshop in Johannesburg. Thanks Jill

  2. February 27th, 2011 at 15:59
    hilton says:

    i am composing my own poems so i would like them to be published and recorded on tape .so i would like to know if you can help me with some sort of information . thanks.

  3. April 26th, 2011 at 10:20
    Janine says:

    When is the next workshop in Johannesburg. I’d love to attend something like this.

  4. June 13th, 2011 at 22:40
    Sakhi says:

    When is the next workshop in Cape Town,this is great.

  5. July 8th, 2011 at 13:44
    malusi mncube says:

    Is there going to be a workshop in gauteng johannesburg?
    please advise, im keen on publishing my book.

    awaiting your response via email or mobile phone 0788681451

    thanks

  6. August 15th, 2011 at 10:15
    KINGSLEY MUSA says:

    Please, when will a Johannesburg workshop hold? Platform such as yours is opportunity of a lifetime. Your swift response highly appreciated. 0719892739.

  7. August 21st, 2011 at 17:22
    Jenny Broodryk says:

    I would like to know where I could attend a workshop on how to create and publish my own books.
    JHB Area
    Cell: 073 109 4076 or H 011 740 8679

  8. November 30th, 2011 at 15:26
    hellen maphoto says:

    hi. i am a writer who has completed writing few books for myself and for other people. i just wanted to know when are you going to host a workshop in gauteng or mpumalanga.

  9. January 30th, 2012 at 11:22
    Nicky says:

    Will you be running any more of these workshops ever? 021 7912730

  10. March 28th, 2012 at 15:24
    LEANDRA FICK says:

    I’VE BEEN WRITING NOVELS FOR A LONG TIME, BUT I DIDNT BOTHER ME TO GET IT PUBLISHED. ITS MY FIRST TIME NOW, SO I REALLY HOPE I GET IT RIGHT

  11. September 16th, 2012 at 14:31
    Morwen-Ann says:

    hi how are u pls let me know about publshing my cookingbooks

  12. September 19th, 2012 at 13:06
    Themban Hans says:

    “writtting is an ideology of human kind”
    I am writting Poetry,Novels Short Stories and Documentary not yet an acredited author,with courage and motivation to progress i am looking ahead the mountain for any assistance to publication.

  13. October 17th, 2012 at 16:39
    Sammy Jonas says:

    When and where will your next workshop take place?

  14. November 24th, 2012 at 17:40
    Madelein Bylsma says:

    any workshops in 2012 and 2013???

  15. January 24th, 2013 at 18:21
    Willem Malherbe says:

    Any workshops in Cape Town in the near future?

  16. March 1st, 2013 at 20:55
    Seiso maduna says:

    How much is it worth to publish a book?the second question is will you appear on google,and how much as a prediction will you make from your book?

  17. March 1st, 2013 at 21:01
    Seiso maduna says:

    How much does it worth to publish a book?my second question is,how much from the prediction will i make from my book,and will i emerge on google through out?again is it possible and easy to get registered as an author?from your help i would be much appreciated.

  18. July 17th, 2013 at 16:31
    luvo ntloko says:

    Thank you for all the information. I am looking forward to joining one of the workshops.