March Chapter Meeting with author and publisher Craig Schenning

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

How to Publish Your Book in the 21st Century

If you are an author who is interested in having your manuscript published but have too many questions to even know where to begin, then you should attend the information-packed seminar “How to Publish Your Book in the 21st Century.”

Author and publisher Craig Schenning, owner of Old Line Publishing and Maple Creek Media, presents this outstanding seminar March 7 to the Montgomery County chapter of the MWA. Find out the differences between traditional publishing and self-publishing, what’s involved in the publishing process, and how to best define success in today’s overcrowded book market. You’ll get straight answers to all your questions and leave with a much better understanding of how you can get your book published in the 21st century!

Topics include:

  • Overview of the publishing process
  • Traditional publishing in the past and today
  • Self-publishing (artisanal publishing)
  • The roles of Amazon and Barnes & Noble
  • Print-on-demand
  • Royalties and rights
  • Ebooks

The video of this presentation is up on the MWA Montgomery Chapter youtube page.

About the Speaker

Craig Schenning is the owner and founder of Old Line Publishing. He personally works with each author and freelancer with the goal of creating the best book possible. Since its beginning in 2006, Old Line Publishing has focused on creating, marketing, distributing, and retailing high-quality books and ebooks. The company has set itself apart from its competitors by offering high-quality publishing services to both new and established authors and incorporating digital printing for all their catalog titles. Learn more at

Location and Directions

Date/Time: Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Mid-County Community Recreation Center / 2004 Queensguard Road / Silver Spring MD 20906
Directions: ICC Exit 182 Layhill Rd (at Exit, turn Right/South) to (Left) Queensguard and Immediate Right into parking lot
Norbeck Rd N/W or Connecticut Ave N/W to (Right) Bel Pre Rd to (Right) Layhill to (Left) Queensguard and Immediate Right into Parking lot


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