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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • EPublishing sessions to be offered at WordFest

  • Presenter Gordon Kessler, last year's keynote speaker at WordFest, was so popular that he is returning with a two-part crash course on whether or not ePublishing is right for you, and if so, how to go about it.
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  • Presenter Gordon Kessler, last year's keynote speaker at WordFest, was so popular that he is returning with a two-part crash course on whether or not ePublishing is right for you, and if so, how to go about it.
    The session, titled "EPublishing: Getting Your Words Out to the World!," will be conducted in two parts Saturday at Miller Library. Part A, conducted from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m., looks at why, what, when, where and how, and the pitfalls to avoid in ePublishing. Part B, conducted from 3 to 4 p.m., deals with publishing platforms, such as Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Sony, Diesel, Smashwords. For full-registered attendees, Gordon will be available during the entire conference to sit down and talk about your particular project.
    Gordon Kessler is a thriller novelist, book cover designer, independent editor and ePublishing consultant living in the Kansas City metro area with his golden retriever, Jazmin (a.k.a. Jazzy Brass — her stage name). Gordon is the current president of Kansas Author's Club District Two and a founder and past president of the Kansas Writers Association. Last year, he started a group to help support independent authors called the Indie Writers Alliance. He's a Master Instructor at Johnson County Community College and for the National Academy of Railroad Sciences and has taught novel writing for several community colleges. He worked for more than 20 years for the BNSF Railway, and is a former U.S.
    Marine Recon Scout, Super Squad team leader, parachutist and troop handler. He enjoys SCUBA, sailing, snow skiing, taking his golden retriever Jazzy Brass to the dog park and sharing time with his kids and grandkids. Find out more about Gordon on his website and blog, at: http://gordonkessler.com.

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