The Agony and Ecstasy of Becoming a Self-Publisher: How to Make It Fun and Profitable.

The Agony and Ecstasy of Becoming a Self-Publisher: How to Make It Fun and Profitable.

11 Apr 2018, 16:45 - 17:30

Author HQ
Language:
English

The largest growth segment in the book industry today is that of authors who are publishing their own work(s). Some authors are making this decision out of necessity but many are deliberating choosing this path because of the freedom and control that self-publishing provides. But to do it successfully, one also has to become the business owner of their own work. In this session, you’ll gain insights from authors who have successfully launched their own publishing businesses while learning pitfalls to avoid as a new self-published author. This session is sponsored by IngramSpark.

 

Contributors

  • Porter Anderson

    Moderator

    Editor-in-Chief

    Publishing Perspectives

  • Robin Cutler

    Speaker

    Director

    IngramSpark

  • Orna Ross

    Speaker

    Founder

    Director of Alliance of Independent Authors

    Orna Ross (www.ornaross.com) is an award-winning novelist and poet and an advocate for independent authors and creative entrepreneurship. She is...

  • Wendy Jones

    Speaker

    Author

  • David Penny

    Speaker

    Author

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