The Business of Books with Jen & Kerry: Navigating the World of Publishing
Join Kerry Colburn and Jennifer Worick as they discuss "Navigating the World of Publishing." In this talk, Colburn and Worick will share their dual perspectives, drawing from their experience as in-house publishing executives and successful authors. Attendees will learn how a book goes from a proposal to finished product; hear publishing options including e-books and self-publishing; gain insight about royalties and contracts; sales and marketing; catalogs and publication dates, and more.
Each event in the series will take place in the intimate Corner Room in the Hotel 1000 and features a presentation hosted by Colburn and Kerry on a specific topic relating to the book business. This three-part series will illuminate each step of the publishing process from turning an idea into a book proposal to effectively distributing, marketing and selling a book once it has been published.
Kerry Colburn is a Seattle-based author, editor, cocktail drinker, and mom of two young girls. Former executive editor at Chronicle Books, she now happily writes books from her (often chaotic) home or a variety of coffee shops in her neighborhood. She is the author of many nonfiction titles including How to Have Your Second Child First, Good Drinks for Bad Days and So You Want to Be Canadian? Her latest book, Mama's Big Book of Little Lifesavers, comes out in Spring 2011.
Jennifer Worick is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex. In addition, she has co-authored or written more than 25 hilarious and helpful books, including her newest titles, Beyond the Family Tree: A 21st Century Guide to Exploring Your Roots & Creating Connections and Simple Gifts: 50 Little Luxuries to Craft, Sew, Cook & Knit. Formerly the editorial director at Running Press, she has written and reviewed countless book proposals and shepherded many successful titles to market.
More information about this and other events with Jen & Kerry can be found at their blog, http://bizofbooks.wordpress.com
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