Create Your Author Website (with Beth Winegarner)

Beth Winegarner




SATURDAY, APRIL 15  |  Every published writer should have a website where readers can go to find out more about you and your work, but not all publishers will set one up for you. Creating one for yourself might be intimidating, but the web offers a wealth of resources that make creating your own site easy — and even fun.

This three-hour workshop will cover the basics of setting up your author website, whether you’re working on a shoestring budget or you have a little money to spend. We’ll go through the following topics:

  •  How to set up your own web address
  •  How to choose a web host
  • Mapping out what you want on your site
  • How to integrate other social media, such as Twitter
  • The benefits and drawbacks of having a website versus a Facebook page

Beth Winegarner is a journalist and author. She has written about female Muslim heavy metal musicians in the Middle East for the New Yorker, Ellen Pao’s battle against sexism for the Guardian and racial inequalities in public schools for the San Francisco Examiner. Her work has also appeared in Vice, Mother Jones, Wired, the San Francisco Chronicle and PopMatters. Her latest book, The Columbine Effect: How Five Teen Pastimes Got Caught in the Crossfire and Why Teens are Taking Them Back, explores how Slayer, Satanism and Grand Theft Auto can be a healthy part of growing up.


Number of sessions: 1

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday, April 15

Course fee: $90

Price Qty
Class Registration $90.00 (USD)  

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