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Introductory / Intermediate | NYT-bestselling author Ingrid Ricks—who has produced and published eleven books—will walk you through the step-by-step process to turn your manuscript into a book. You’ll learn everything you need to know, from obtaining an ISBN to writing the compelling marketing copy necessary to grab readers’ attention. Ingrid will also talk through the self-publishing options available for both print and e-books and share marketing strategies to get your book noticed.
Ingrid Ricks is an author, speaker and founder of Write It Out Loud, a program that fosters healing and empowerment through narrative writing. Her memoirs include the New York Times bestseller Hippie Boy and Focus, a memoir about her journey with the blinding eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa. Her essays and stories have appeared on Salon and NPR. She lives in Ballard with her husband and two daughters. For more information, visit her website or her program website.