Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

How to Know if Indie Publishing is Right for You!

Date(s) - 11/16/2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How to Know if Indie Publishing is Right for You! 

Zoom Webinar – Monday, November 16th, 2020 @ 7pm-8pm CST

Registration opens October 17th at 9am CST!

Cost: $10 for SCBWI members, $15 for non-members

Registration closes on November 15th, 2020 at 5pm CST.


Webinar Summary:

Have you been thinking about self-publishing or using a non-traditional publisher? This webinar is for you! Award-winning indie author, Brooke Van Sickle, is sharing her insight into the world of indie publishing to help you decide if it might be for you.

Brooke will walk us through the different options we have as authors, the best scenarios to self-publish a book, and how to get started in indie publishing. This informative presentation should have you energized and inspired to take control of your own publishing journey!


Author Brooke Van SickleAbout Author Brooke Van Sickle

Brooke is a 3-time published author through BiblioKid Publishing. Her books have received awards like Mom’s Choice for honoring excellence in children’s picture books, Moonbeam Children’s Book Silver Medal for best book, and others. When not writing her own books, Brooke teaches other aspiring writers how to write and publish kids’ books at

Brooke is a member of soon-to-be ARA for the IA/MN-SCBWI region and a member of IBPA, IPG, & MiPA. She also runs a hybid publishing company called BiblioKid Publishing, which is devoted to helping children’s book authors live their publishing dreams. Learn more about her on her website and connect with her on social @authorbrookevs.




You may register to attend the webinar live, or to receive a link to the recording, which will be available to all registrants for 30 days after the live webinar. Access information will be sent via email on the morning of the webinar. Recording access information will be sent out the following day. 

To register for the webinar:

Register and pay at the bottom of this page through

If you wish to pay with a credit card, be sure to select “credit card” from the drop-down menu on the lower left side of the page at check-out.

Approximately one day before the webinar, you will receive an email containing the link for the Zoom webinar.

Approximately one hour before the webinar, you will receive a reminder email containing another link to the Zoom webinar. (So, not to worry if you misplace the first email.)

Click on the webinar link to join the live webinar on Monday, November 16th.

If you are unable to make the live webinar – you will receive a link to the video recording of Brooke’s presentation a few days after the event. The replay will be available for 30 days after the webinar.

If you have any trouble with registration, please contact Cindy Johnson at