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Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
Self publishing on the web
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Self publishing on the web

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This presentation discusses self-publishing. It also highlights various websites that enable e-publishing and facilitates story creation.

This presentation discusses self-publishing. It also highlights various websites that enable e-publishing and facilitates story creation.

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  • 1. Self-publishing on the WebProf. Arlinda LopezWPRTESOL ConferenceApril 27, 2013
  • 2. Objectives• Define self-publishing• Explore online resources for self-publishing• Describe how educators can make use of themany tools available online
  • 3. Self-publishing 101• Self-publishing: is the act of publishing your workindependently of an established publishinghouse. (fictionwriting.about.com)– Editing– Formatting– Cover designtraditional publishers publish much less than 1% ofall unsolicited manuscripts they receive each year(http://selfpublishingmadeeasy.wordpress.com/)
  • 4. Why self-publish?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoLRkv92p20
  • 5. Online Self-publishing• E-publishing: The process of creating anddisseminating information via electronicmeans including email and via the Web.(http://desktoppub.about.com)• Webpages• Blogs (web + logs)• wikis
  • 6. e-Publishing• What if you want to publish a short storyor novel?• How about if you want to publish storieswritten by your students?• Online resources– Story generators– E-book generators– Contests
  • 7. e-Publishing Sites
  • 8. Story Generators for Students
  • 9. Resources for Educators
  • 10. Online Writers’ Communities
  • 11. For Fun
  • 12. Questions?Prof. Arlinda López RodríguezEnglish DepartmentUPR-Aguadilla Campusarlinda.lopez@upr.edu
  • 13. Online Resources• About.com: Fiction writinghttp://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/selfpublishing.htm• About.com: Desktop Publishinghttp://desktoppub.about.com/od/glossary/g/Electronic-Publishing.htm• Self Publishing Made Easyhttp://selfpublishingmadeeasy.wordpress.com/• Web 2.0 Cool Tools for Schoolhttp://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Writi+ools

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