Join Benjamin Franklin, Carl Sandburg, George Bernard Shaw, John Grisham, Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, Deepak Chopra and a growing number of authors who have self-published their works.
Eileen will discuss pros and cons of traditional vs print on demand (POD) publishing, how to begin, and crucial considerations for self-publishing. Eileen and her husband, Roger McIntire, established Summit Crossroads Press in 1994 to publish Roger’s parenting books. Its fiction imprint, Amanita Books, was begun in 2011. Since that time, they have published five editions of its popular book, Teenagers and Parents: 12 Steps to a Better Relationship, and many other books for parents, sold foreign rights for two of its books to publishers in eight other countries, and published five mysteries. SCP has also published four memoirs in its First Person History Series.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
7:00 – 9:00
Owen Brown Community Center
6800 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
About the Speaker
Eileen Haavik McIntire writes the 90s Club mystery series featuring the 90-year-olds at Whisperwood Retirement Village as well as an historical mystery series. She is currently president of the Maryland Writers’ Association and enthusiastic member of Sisters in Crime. She travels for research and has ridden a camel in the Moroccan Sahara, fished for piranhas in the Amazon, sailed in a felucca on the Nile, and lived on a motorsailer for three years. She and her husband live in Columbia, MD, with their little dog José.
HoCo continues to collect new or gently-used books for HopeWorks. (The Howard County Domestic Violence Center.) All genres and age groups are needed, but due to the nature of their services, they request that the books contain no mention of violence against women or children.