The Business of Being a Writer 2020
All the professional insights you need to succeed as an author.
Whether you’re a published writer, aspiring author or just interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the business of publishing, you won’t want to miss this seminar.
One ticket gives you access to one or all of the expert panels below as part of your Literature & Ideas Weekend.
Hosted by Fremantle Press CEO Jane Fraser, The Business of Being a Writer 2020 features panels with Fremantle Press’ Claire Miller, Cate Sutherland and Georgia Richter. They will be joined by an all-star line-up of authors and book industry professionals, including Aisling Lawless, Alan Carter, Allyce Cameron, Annabel Smith, Craig Silvey, Deborah Lee, Holden Sheppard, Michael Earp, Natasha Lester, Rachel Bin Salleh, Rebecca Higgie, Terri-ann White and Wendy Binks.
9.30 – 10.15am | Prepare for the moment a contract lands on your desk with a panel on copyright, contracts and subsidiary rights with Jane Fraser, Craig Silvey and Alan Carter.
10.30 – 11.30am | Find out what a day in the life of a best-selling author is like. Meet booksellers from Dymocks and The Little Bookroom for an in-depth look at books from behind the counter with Cate Sutherland, Holden Sheppard, Natasha Lester, Michael Earp, Allyce Cameron and Aisling Lawless.
11.45am – 12.30pm | Discover what’s vital to know before creating, distributing and marketing a self-published title with Claire Miller, Deborah Lee of Ingram Sparks, Annabel Smith and Wendy Binks.
1.15 – 2 pm | Join Rebecca Higgie, Georgia Richter, Terri-Ann White and Rachel Bin Salleh and get insider tips on editing manuscripts from WA’s three largest publishing houses – essential for anyone wishing to submit to one of our local literary awards.
Tickets are sold as a single package, which entitles you to all panels. Tea and coffee included (Keep Cups encouraged!).
|Time & Location||
Sat 22 Feb 9.30am - 2pm
- This event is a part of the Four Centres Emerging Writers Program and is supported by the State Government of Western Australia’s Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries