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Discover the Joys of Self-Publishing

training & business skills


 with Shadrach Linscomb






short description:
Topics: writing, editing, publishing, distributing, and marketing
 
long description:
Discover the Joys of Self-Publishing

This workshop was designed by Dr. Shadrach Linscomb, author, publisher, and educator. Dr. Linscomb has successfully published six books, operated VIEW HOUSE PUBLISHING since 1997, and is involved in helping others to fulfill their writing and publishing dreams.

Dr. Linscomb will share with participants the steps of self-publishing and provide helpful resources to take home. The topics will include: writing, editing, publishing, distributing, and marketing.




 
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Discover the Joys of Self-Publishing

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Topics: writing, editing, publishing, distributing, and marketing


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languages: English
duration: 1h 0m
fee: 50US$  (500lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: live online

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United States


Shadrach Linscomb



description of :
Dr. Linscomb, who has a doctoral degree in education, published his third novel, Sex, Guns, and a Barber (A Shelton Parker Mystery), in 2005. This opened doors for him as a publisher when he became an award-winning finalist in the African American fiction category of the National Best Books 2006, sponsored by USA Book News. This book also received Honorable Mention for the Hollywood Book Festival Award. Furthermore, the San Francisco Public Library purchased and placed copies of the book throughout its branches. Sex, Guns, and a Barber is now marketed by Baker & Taylor, one of the nation?s largest book distributors.
 
Teacher's qualifications:
Shadrach Linscomb
1305 Franklin Street, # 502, Oakland CA 94612 ? vpublishing@aol.com

OBJECTIVE
Seeking a challenging and exciting position that involves writing

QUALIFICATIONS
Great prioritizing skills
In depth talent at problem solving
Work well independently

EXPERIENCE

Related Experience Other Experience
1998 to 2005
VIEW HOUSE PUBLISHING CO.
Publisher
Started a book publishing Company
Written & published three books (fiction).
Conduct book signings at community events & bookstore.
Consultation with graphic designer & editor
Creating marketing materials: flyers, postcards, posters, and book markers


1999 to Present

SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Child Welfare Worker/Social Worker
Refer clients to appropriate resources/agencies
Produce written Court reports for the Court
Maintain documentation of contacts and provide crisis intervention
Complete necessary paperwork for clients to receive cash aide/support checks
Monitor and maintain foster care placements
Perform and conduct home assessments

1995 to 1999
PROJECT RESPECT
(School base program)

Consultant/Counselor

Responsible of creating social activities for school body.
Conducted and written short plays for middle age students to perform.
Led a parent and staff group in the attempt to improve relationships

1992 to 1995

PETRINI?S

Checker/Cashier/Stocker
Stocked grocery shelves
Support with keeping store clean
Support with maintaining a good store presentation to the customers
Provided customer service and other cashier activities


EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Doctor of Education (Ed.D), 2009


SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
Master of Social Work (MSW), School of Social Work, 1997
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), School of Social Work, 1995







 
's preferred teaching style:
live online sessions, virtual classroom, and offline assignments
 



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