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5 October @ 10:00 - 11:30 BST
In the first in a series of events focused on self-publishing, SoA Consultant Contracts Advisor Kate Pool talks through members’ most frequently asked questions about self-publishing. In this 90-minute session she will look at what self-publishing is (and what it isn’t), picking the right approach, the impact of format, the jargon and much more.
Also coming up in our SoA @ Home Self-Publishing series:
What will this session cover?
- What is self-publishing? (and what is it not?)
- How does it compare to other publishing approaches?
- Decoding the jargon
- Choosing the format and how that might affect sales
Please note that this event will cover the general principles and practices of being your own publisher. For guidance on specific issues email firstname.lastname@example.org to get customised advice from our team.
- Welcome from Theo Jones
- Presentation from Kate Pool, Consultant Contracts Advisor
- Q&A A beginner’s guide to common themes in self-publishing with Theo Jones and Kate Pool
Send us your questions in advance
If you would like to send questions in advance, email email@example.com with ‘Self-Publishing 101’ in the subject header. We will prioritise questions sent in advance and answer as many as we can on the day.
N.B Please indicate what sort of book you have in mind and whether you have previously self-published.
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Kate Pool – Consultant Contracts Advisor
Theo Jones – Senior Contracts Advisor
Theo Jones is a member of the Contracts Advisory team advising members on contracts and queries, including those pertaining to self-publishing. He is also a co-ordinator of the Scriptwriters Group, representing writers and makers across digital, broadcast, AV and theatre.
Book your place using the registration form below.
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