Authors Without Borders
If the digital revolution should offer anything to authors, it should be a chance to fly over normal frontiers and make your work available anywhere, right? While technically this is possible today, the reality is that checking a box by France during your Kobo upload may not mean you'll be selling books in Paris this evening. A growing field of supportive services is coming into focus for internationally minded authors, but all challenges in going offshore are not easily handled. There are pain points—including pricing—to consider if your goal is to be read abroad. In this session, Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of the leading international books business magazine, Publishing Perspectives, looks at avenues and dead ends authors are encountering in "going global." He takes your questions on how to get offshore in meaningful and effective ways and runs up a few warning flags about where those exotic shores get rocky.