Getting Published

Getting Published

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With this bundle you will gain a solid understanding about what to expect from publishing and selling your work. Learn the basics of the publisher/agent relationship, how to structure your cooperative model, and how to diversify your publishing output. This bundle also includes ways you can leverage Amazon's marketing platform to find new readers and strategies for maximizing your sales through self-publishing. It's all here in the Getting Published Bundle.

Publishing 101
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In this session, literary agent Marisa A. Corvisiero demystifies publishing deals with concise, clear explanations about how deals work, what contract terms are important, what they mean, and what the industry standards are. You will gain a solid understanding about what to expect, and how to negotiate the best deal for your work.

Cooperative Publishing
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In this panel, literary agent April Eberhardt, Jordan Rosenfeld and C.P. Lesley discuss the growing trend among indie authors to band together to form literary cooperatives, enabling them to support one another's efforts while benefiting from group collaboration on editing, marketing/promotion, financial and other aspects of publishing.

Go Hybrid or Perish
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After striking a mega publishing deal in the late 1990's a very young (and very naive), Vincent Zandri assumed he'd hit not only pay dirt, but that he could simply write a novel every two years, collect a quarter of a million dollars in advance money per book, and live happily ever after. What he didn't realize was that publishing companies don't always honor contracts to the letter, especially when their author's books don't sell. This is the true story about why and how to diversify your publishing output - what it means for your work and your career.

Getting Real About Self-Publishing
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Listen in as this panel of industry experts and bestselling self-published authors including Wattpad Star Ben Sobieck, freelance writer Kerrie Flanagan, New York Times bestseller CJ Lyons, and IngramSpark's Josh Floyd, discuss the trials and tribulations - the reality - of indie publishing.

Maximizing Your Business as an Author on Amazon
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In this session, James Kuykendall, Amazon's Senior Business Development Manager for Kindle, discusses ways you can leverage Amazon's marketing platform to find new readers and maximize sales of your books. He'll also talk about how authors are increasingly using both traditional publishers and self-publishing tools in tandem to take advantage of the strengths that those two publishing models offer.