In this session, author, copywriter and self-publishing aficionado Emma Baird takes you from finished manuscript to e-book, print, audio and beyond. This beginner’s guide covers: •author services •what you can expect to pay for (and what you should pay for) •formatting •ISBNs •exclusivity versus publishing wide •the mighty behemoth that is Amazon •print-on-demand services •perma-free value •advertising and selling •what makes a successful self-publisher, and more. Emma is the author of six self-published books: Highland Fling, The Night We First Met, The Diabetes Diet, Artists Town, The Girl Who Swapped and Ten Little Stars. Books 2 and 3 in the Highland Books series, Highland Heart and Highland Wedding, are due out later this year. Free tours of the building will be available from 6pm. The bar will be open for the sale of teas, coffees and drinks.