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Publishing Talk

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Is your New Year’s resolution to get published?

Brought to you by Jon Reed and Sam Missingham of Publishing Talk and Lounge Books, the How to Get Published masterclass is an essential day for all authors starting out.

Let industry insiders explain the publishing landscape, talk you through the options and equip you for success. At the end of the day hear from four successful authors and their various routes to publication.

Join us on 24th February for a packed day of great speakers, panels, discussions and plenty of time for networking.


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09:00 Registration and networking

09:30 Welcome and Introduction
Jon Reed, Publishing Talk and Sam Missingham, Lounge Books

09:45 How to write a bestseller
What’s involved in being a successful author? What are the trends? How does publishing work?
Keynote speaker

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10:30 How does traditional publishing work?
In conversation with an agent, publisher and author

11:15 Coffee Break

11:30 How do you get an agent?
Practical tips from agents on the best way to approach and work with them

12:15 What are editors looking for?
Editors explain the commissioning process and how they find books & authors
Confirmed speakers:
Sharmaine Lovegrove, Publisher, Dialogue Books, Little Brown. Keshini Naidoo, Associate Publisher, Bookouture

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13:00 Lunch (not provided on-site)

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13:45 Alternatives to traditional publishing
What other routes are available to authors?

14:15 Self-publishing - what are the options?
Confirmed speakers:
Anna Lewis, Completely Novel, Lindsey Mooney, Kobo

15:00 Other publishing routes

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15:30 Coffee Break

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15:45 How can authors equip themselves for success?
How to build your platform and career as an author
Confirmed speakers:
Jon Reed and Sam Missingham

16:15 Author success stories
Four authors talk about their different paths to publishing success

Confirmed speakers: Liz Fenwick, Mark Edwards

17:00 Q&A session with the authors

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17:20 Networking drinks - at a nearby pub

18:00 CLOSE


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