Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Self-Publishing: Is it right for you?

Date(s) - 06/15/2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Self-Publishing: Is it right for you?

Please scroll down for Hebrew description / עברית בהמשך

This event will take place in English via Zoom.

with Karen Inglis, bestselling self-published author (nearly half a  million print copies sold!) and co-author of SCBWI’s Essential Guide to Self-Publishing Books for Children

(you must be a SCBWI member and log in to access this publication)

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 7:00 p.m. Israel time

See below for special earlybird pricing if you sign up by June 3rd!


What will we cover?


*  The benefits and challenges of self-publishing

*  Is your manuscript ready?

*  Finding and working with editors and illustrators

*  From manuscript to final book — how does it work?

*  Self-publishing platforms — which are best for you?

*  Successfully launching & promoting your book

*  How can you spot and avoid scams?

And more — sign up early and submit your question for Karen ahead of time!


Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I have to be a SCBWI member to participate?

No! We welcome anyone who wants to join us and learn about the wonderful world of self-publishing.

Will this event be in English?

Yes! This Zoom event will take place in English. Hebrew speakers will be able to ask questions in the chat and we will translate them into English for Karen.

Will this event be recorded?


When will I receive the Zoom link?

If you sign up before the registration cutoff (Monday, June 13th at 10 p.m. Israel time), you will receive a Zoom link the day before this webinar.

When will I receive the recording link?

All registered participants will receive a recording link within 48 hours of the event which you can access for 30 days after the event.

Do I need a PayPal account to sign up?

No. PayPal lets you check out in “guest” mode and pay with a credit card. However, if your email address is registered to an existing PayPal account, you will need to log in to send payment from that email address.


Please email us with any questions at



Ticket type           SCBWI Member                     Non-Member
          Earlybird (by June 3)           ₪35 (≈$11)                     ₪50 (≈$15)          
          Regular (June 4-13)           ₪45 (≈$13)            ₪60 (≈$17)

Registration notes:

Note 1: Registration for the live Zoom ends on June 13th. If you sign up after that date, you will receive only the recording link.

Note 2: All dates are in Israel time and prices change automatically when the date changes here in Israel (7 hours ahead of NYC). So if you’re hoping for earlybird pricing, sign up well before June 3rd so you don’t miss out!

Note 3: All ticket prices are in shekels. But don’t worry! PayPal will automatically convert this to your local currency, so you will end up paying exactly the right amount.


פרסום עצמי: האם זה מתאים לך?

עם קארן אינגליס, סופרת שותפה למדריך השלם של SCBWI לפרסום עצמי בענף ספרות הילדים. האירוע יתקיים באנגלית בזום.

15 ביוני 2022, בשעה 19:00 (שעון ישראל)

הנחות להרשמה מוקדמת!

הרשמה מוקדמת (עד ה-3 ביוני)

חברי SCBWI: 35 ש”ח

שאינם חברים : 50 ש”ח

הרשמה רגילה (מ-4 ביוני)

חברי SCBWI: 45 ש”ח

שאינם חברים: 60 ש”ח

כל מה שצריך לדעת כדי להצליח!

  • * היתרונות והאתגרים בפרסום עצמי
  • * האם כתב היד שלך מוכן?
  • * איתור ועבודה מול עורכים ומאיירים
  • * מכתב יד לספר מושלם – איך זה עובד?
  • * פלטפורמות לפרסום עצמי – מהן הטובות ביותר עבורך?
  • * השקת הספר וקידום מכירות
  • * כיצד ניתן לזהות הונאות ולהימנע מהן?

תרגום לתמונה של קארן: כחצי מליון עותקים מודפסים נמכרו!

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