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Saturday, April 6 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
6C: You Need A Website! A Practical Guide to the What, Why, and How of Building Your First Author Website FULL
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Author website? I know what you’re thinking: "Don’t need one; I have social media.” Or, “I’m just starting out.” Or, “I’m not tech savvy and can’t afford a web designer.” Or, “I know I need one, but I don’t know where to start.”

The truth is that all writers need websites: online home bases where readers can connect with them and learn more about their works. In this session, we’ll cover:
1. Reasons every writer must have an author website.
2. Why it’s never too early for a writer to create their first author website.
3. A demonstration on how to build a simple website that can grow with your writing career.
4. Pros and cons of different platforms for building websites, and other tools of the trade.
5. An Author Website Essentials Checklist to help you build your first site!

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Li Yun Alvarado

Li Yun Alvarado is the author of the chapbooks Words or Water and Nuyorico, CA. A poet and scholar, her work has appeared in VIDA Review; Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education; The Acentos Review; Aster(ix), and Cura: A Literary Magazine of Art and Action, among others. She has... Read More →

Saturday April 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Franklin Room - 4th Floor