In upcoming blogs, we'd like to share some of the information that we discussed at the Mark Twain School. For now, listed below are a few topics that were covered.
* History of Hannibal Books and CrossHouse Publishing and our niche in the market
*Overview of Christian publishing
*Learning the publishing lingo
*10 things to know when you get published
*The process of choosing a topic and beginning to work with a publisher
*Getting the word out - publicity
*Graphics that sizzle
*How to write right
*The business of writing
Watch this blog and www.HannibalBooks.com for information about next year's conference, usually held in February. Below are a few photos from this conference.
Left: One of Hannibal Books' displays.
Right: Kay Moore discusses writing right with the 2009 Mark Twain participants.
Left: Participants mingle during a break on Saturday. The CrossHouse (the self-publishing arm of Hannibal) display is in the background.
Right: Most of the participants and the staff of Hannibal & CrossHouse.
Left: All of the 2009 Mark Twain School participants, as well the staff of Hannibal & CrossHouse.
Right: Louis Moore reads from his book, Witness to the Truth, during the evening session.
Left and right: 2009 Mark Twain participants discuss some of the nuts and bolts of writing and publishing a book.