Joan Small Poetry and Books


How To Self Publish Your Book

Joan Small books

You will discover how to simply and easily write and self publish your book or ebook, just as Joan did with her many books.

At the workshop you will learn some of Joan's secrets, as well as examples from published authors and others who have good advice to help you to become a Published Author.

If you have written a book or have a started writing one, and you are beating your head against a brick wall while trying to publish your book by yourself, then Joan can help you, either on a personal level or through her workshop.

Joan's workshop on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, will reveal secrets to painless self-publishing.

How To Self-Publish Your Book - Schedule and Inclusions

Workshop 9.30 am to 3.30 pm (Includes 30 min lunch break). BYO Lunch. Tea, coffee, water provided.
Full amount of $120 payable prior to the workshop. (Early Bird Price $100 by the end of October).

Contact Joan for Paypal invoice to pay by credit card or Deposit details for Joan's account. (Note: an extra $5 will be added if paid by Paypal to cover their fee).

Contact Joan to Express Your Interest

What To Bring: laptop computer, notebook and pen.

Address: Parkwood, Gold Coast, Qld 4214 (Full address and details provided on receipt of payment)

What you will Discover

Tips on writing - getting your ideas out and structuring them into a book (print or ebook)
Formatting your book for printing or publishing online
Publishing on including Amazon and Kindle

How to source illustrations and cartoons to add flavour to your work.
Book Covers
The final product
Suggestions for marketing offline and online  
Your Questions answered

What People Have Said About The Workshops

Thanks for a wonderful day reviewing and learning more about e-books etc. Dr Ross Perry

Thankyou for an amazing day. I really have got heaps of information and it has closed the gap between wanting to write a book and not knowing where to start. I really appreciate the follow-up offered. Thankyou.
Linda Harden, Business Owner, Teacher

Thank you so much for the Workshop. It was an invigorating thought invoking session. I am certain that this was the guidance and networking we can all gain from in a mutually beneficial way... Elaine Cebuliak

You have researched the workshop thoroughly and are very approachable, making participants feel really comfortable. Congratulations.
Aldwyn Altuney, Photojournalist


Comments From Other Workshops

Had lots of knowledge and relayed to us confidently.
Very up-to-date and informative; attentive and considerate.

Charming and engaging host and topics; delivered with enthusiasm.

The facilitator did an excellent job. Very interesting course.
Participation is an excellent way to learn.
Enjoyed myself very much.
I enjoyed it. I am very impressed.

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Self Publishing Group with Joan Small

One of Joan Small's Self Publishing Groups

Thankyou for such an informative and extremely useful workshop. Very enjoyable.
Deborah Leigh-Russell..Singer, empowerment facilitator.

You are an excellent and inspirational public speaker and I wish you well, or rather that you continue to do well....Gail Tagarro, Editor and Writer.

Thanks for your excellent facilitation, comfortable environment, very comprehensive background resources and bringing together a powerhouse of experienced participants. ... Peter Meggitt author of 'A Walker's Guide to the Gold Coast'



Helensvale Writers' Group
Helensvale Writers Group - Joan Small3rd Thursday each month
Helensvale Library - ground floor meeting room
11.30 am to 1.30 pm


Contact Joan:

Poetry in Paradise
Poetry Club
Poetry in Paradise - Joan Small
3rd Sunday
each month
Southport Library meeting room
1 pm to 3.30 pm