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Writers' event: "27 Steps from Idea to Published"
Free workshops by Ann Videan, APR,
Date: 2/15/2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Tempe Public Library
3500 S. Rural Road
Tempe, Arizona 85282
Learn how to turn your idea for a book into a published novel, biography or guide at a series of free workshops at the Tempe Public Library.

Literary Architect, author and editor Ann Videan, APR, will offer a trio of interactive workshops to guide authors and would-be authors through every step of the book-creation process. All workshops start at 11 a.m. and last approximately one hour. They are free to attend. Each workshop stands alone, so those interested may attend all or just one.

Workshop Schedule
• Feb. 15: "27 Steps from Idea to Published"
People new to the idea of writing a book, or who aren't sure how to get a written book published will learn how to navigate the process.
• Feb. 22: "11 Editing Tips to Wow a Publisher"
Learn the key editing techniques to polish your book to impress publishers.
• March 8: "Market Outside the Books: Outrageous Ideas to Entice Readers to Talk You Up" Have you already written your book? Videan will share unique book marketing ideas to spark buzz by leveraging your book's compelling content.

Videan started her own award-winning home-based marketing firm, vIDEAn Unlimited, LLC, in 1996. She writes, edits, and generates word-of-mouth marketing strategies to develop business tribes for other writers and independent professionals. She is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) certified by the Public Relations Society of America. She is also the author/singer/songwriter for Rhythms & Muse, a self-published fiction novel and its accompanying music soundtrack.