27th May – 4th June 2023 Creative Kernow

Book Publishing with Alexandra Fowler


Ever wondered what it takes to publish your own children's book? Join Alexandra and get started now!

This 2 hour workshop will give you an insight and starting point for your independent publishing journey.

In this session we will cover:

  • What is Independent Publishing?
  • What does it cost to publish a book?
  • Publishing and funding options (there are a few)
  • Decision making process – what do you need to do first!
  • Hiring an illustrator – the basics
  • Minimum requirements for your book

What to bring:

Yourself! If you wish to bring any work in progress along then feel free to. We will have a small coffee break in the middle where we can sit, chat and talk over our projects.

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is ideal for people interested in what it takes to bring a project to life, whether this be a personal project or something you wish to pursue as a secondary income. This could also be beneficial to anyone thinking about illustrating a children’s book project.

The Venue:

The workshop is being held in the art room at Krowji, Redruth. Krowji is well sign posted, there is ample parking on site and there is an onsite café available for you to purchase refreshments from.

About Alexandra:

Alexandra is an Author and Illustrator living and working in Cornwall. She has independently published a number of books for herself and her Cornish Legends series children’s books have sold over 2000 copies in the last 2 years. As an illustrator, Alexandra has additionally worked with many other authors who also have explored independent publishing routes to bring their works to life. Due to her background in teaching Alexandra has now extended her work to school visits and workshops.

For more information visit www.cornishbooks.com or have a chat with Alexandra directly.

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Accessibility Information

The venue has on site parking
The venue has toilet facilities

Adult: £30