Promotional graphic for the Write Now! conference. Blu, green and white, with a photo of Karin.

If you landed on this page, you probably attended the 2024 Triangle Association of Freelancers’ (TAF) Write Now! Conference. Thank you!

This page contains the PowerPoint and follow-up handout for the session “A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing: Everything You Need to Know Before Jumping In.” In the handout you will find links to numerous articles on this website, categorized for easy reference.

If you have questions I didn’t address, feel free to email me at, and I’ll see if I can point you in the right direction.

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