iUniverse’s Gedymin to Appear at Whidbey Island Conference

New York, NY, February 28, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Diane Gedymin, vice president of editorial services for iUniverse, will appear at the upcoming Whidbey Island (Washington) Writers Conference. The conference will take place March 2-4, 2007, with events hosted at various locations on scenic Whidbey Island.

Accompanied by publisher Steve Metee and publicist Penny Sansevieri, Gedymin will discuss the topic “Traditional Publishing or Self-Publishing?” at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 3. On the same day, Gedymin will also present a seminar, “Which Publishing Is Right for You: Traditional, Self, or Supported Self-Publishing?” from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Both events will take place at South Whidbey High School.

Gedymin, who has over 30 years of book publishing experience, will share the truth about the different publishing methods available today. With a no-nonsense approach, she also reveals the realities of book distribution and store placement and how authors can best to reach their target audiences. Attendees will also learn about the latest technology and services available and how to get books into the marketplace professionally, affordably and fast.

The Whidbey Island Writers Conference will feature over 50 authors, editors, agents and publishing representatives. Attendees have access to skill-building sessions, panels, and fireside chats with authors who offer expertise in various genres. Book signings and social gatherings with other writers add to the excitement of the event.

To learn more about the Whidbey Island Writers Conference, please visit www.writeonwhidbey.org/conference. For more information about the book publishing, editorial and marketing services offered by iUniverse, please visit www.iuniverse.com.

About iUniverse

iUniverse offers a variety of publishing services to help individuals publish, market, and sell fiction, poetry, and nonfiction books. The company utilizes print-on-demand technology, and is one of the largest self-publishing companies in the United States, publishing more than 5,000 new titles each year. The iUniverse management team has extensive editorial and managerial experience with traditional publishers such as HarperCollins, Putnam, Simon & Schuster and Holtzbrinck. iUniverse partners with industry leading author organizations, including the Authors Guild, the Harlem Writers Guild, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) to bring innovative programs to their members. iUniverse has strategic alliances with Barnes & Noble, Inc. in the U.S. and Chapters Indigo in Canada and has offices in New York City, Shanghai and Lincoln, Neb. For more information, please visit www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.

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