Colorado Authors’ League has gathered three experts on the business side of writing to offer insights for both traditionally published and self-published authors in the program “The Business of Writing: Negotiating the book deal that’s best for you.” The third program in CAL’s Second Saturday Series, it will be held on January 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Erie Community Center in Erie. According to members and non-members who attended CAL’s previous programs, one of the highlights was hearing different viewpoints expressed by the experts, as well as the opportunity to ask them specific questions. The business of writing program will follow the same format. The panel will include:
Publisher and writer, Kenn Amdahl, owner of Clearwater Publishing CompanySandra Bond, agent and owner of Bond Literary Agency, representing adult and young adult fiction (both literary and commercial) and many categories of nonfictionSusan Spann, a mystery author and practicing California attorney with over ten years’ experience in intellectual property, publishing, and contract law.
Among the topics they will address are: traditional publishing vs. self-publishing; the e-book dimension; finding an agent; negotiating a publishing contract; understanding your rights, advances and royalties; and estimating costs and building a financial model.
WHEN: January 10th, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30
WHERE: Erie Community Center
450 Powers St., Erie
CAL members – $20 online by PayPal in advance through Wednesday, Jan. 7, and $30 at the door the day of the program.
Non-members – $30 online by PayPal in advance through Wednesday, Jan. 7, and $40 by PayPal or at the door the day of the program.
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