April Eberhardt on The Changing Face of Publishing: What All Authors Need to Know
How is publishing changing? What are the implications and opportunities for authors? In her talk, April Eberhardt will examine five different paths to publication, including a candid discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of each approach from an author’s perspective. In addition to the current realities as well as the pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing, she will discuss what partnership publishing is, along with hybrid authorship, and collaborative (also known as cooperative) publishing. Learn how to choose the right path for you and your work, which sometimes involves different paths for different projects, and how to develop a publishing strategy and approach that meets your goals, dreams, timetable, and budget.
In particular, Eberhardt will talk about:
- Five questions to ask yourself before embarking on your publishing career
- Key steps in evaluating your publishing options project by project
- Vetting publishers and freelance service providers
- Budgeting essentials
- Mistakes to avoid
Cost: $5 for dues-paying Harvardwood members (and their guests); $15 for all others.
Advance registratiion is REQUIRED. No tickets will be sold at the door. IF YOU REGISTER AFTER 2 PM TODAY, BE SURE TO BRING YOUR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION WITH YOU TO THE EVENT!
The doors will open at 6:30 pm (please do NOT arrive earlier) and the evening will begin with a wine and cheese reception. The talk will begin promptly at 7 pm.
April Eberhardt is a literary change agent and author advocate, passionate about helping authors be published in the most effective and satisfying way. After 25 years as a corporate strategist and consultant, Ms. Eberhardt joined the literary world, where she saw strategic opportunity to play a role in the changing world of publishing. Ms. Eberhardt advises and assists authors worldwide, as they choose the best pathway to publication for their work, be it indie or traditional, digital or print, and serves as a consultant to new publishing startups. Ms. Eberhardt divides her time between San Francisco, New York, and Paris. She also is a reader for the Best American Short Stories series published annually by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
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