The New Era of Publishing


Saturday, April 6, 2013 10:00AM - 10:50AM

Speaker

April Eberhardt, Literary Agent, April Eberhardt Literary





The New Era of Publishing: An Agent's Perspective on Going The Indie Route. Literary Change Agent and author advocate April Eberhardt is taking an innovative approach: she's encouraging, and even assisting, some authors to self-publish their work. When, why and how would a literary agent advise authors to publish their own books? Come learn about how the industry is changing, and how to devise a strategy that suits your goals, dreams and timetable. Bring your questions, and an open mind!

Three things participants will learn:
1) The advantages and disadvantages of traditional vs. independent publishing (including discussion of the myths that persist around both routes;)
2) When, why and how to craft a publishing strategy for their work that combines traditional and indie publishing;
3) The promotional and marketing activities all authors must be prepared to do whichever publishing path they pursue.