Freeport Area Author Fair opens registration

Staff Report

The Freeport Area Author Fair has opened up registration for this year’s event, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 2 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas St.

Jill Austin from Barefoot Editing will be giving a presentation at 1 p.m. on “Common Mistakes Self-Publishers Make.”

Several industry professionals will be in attendance including Total Printing Systems from Newton, whose printing rep will available to answer questions authors might have about the printing process.

The fair is sponsored by McIver Publishing, a Freeport company that helps authors self-publish. They will be in attendance to speak with writers interested in the self-publishing process and the costs involved.

Authors of any genre, self-published or traditionally published, are welcome to sign up for a table – a half table is $5 and a whole table is $10. Participants must register by March 25.

For more information on the Author Fair or to sign up for a table call Kim McIver at 815-297-2293.

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