February 11, 2017 Saturday

 Self Publishing for Creative & Commercial Success  
Orna Ross comes to the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association

Morning Speaker Presentation: 11am to 12:15pm

(General meeting begins at 9am, speaker presentation is at 11am, after Q&A, networking time, introductions & announcements)

During the morning session, Orna will give us an overview of how authors can now make a living from writing and build a successful indie author business.

The seven processes of publishing: editorial, design, production, distribution, marketing, promotion and rights sales
The non-negotiable need for professional standards in all seven processes
How to publishing in multiple formats and on multiple platforms
The business models available to authors
The challenges of money management for creatives
How to run an indie author business, for creative and commercial success
Next Key Conference Center

The Key Room
1385 North Hamilton Parkway,
Novato, CA (map)
More information...
The Key Room 11:00AM - 12:15PM PST

Also On This Day:

 How to run an indie author business in a  
Afternoon Speaker Presentation: 1pm to 3pm

During the afternoon session, we will explore the issues raised during the morning, going in more depth and using various exercises to get to the heart of your personal relationship with money, how it connects to your books, and how to take advantage of changes in the publishing industry to find your own, unique pathway to pleasure and profit.

Both sessions will explore opportunities across various platforms and territories and introduce tips and techniques on how to actually make money with fiction and/or non-fiction books.

We will take in selling rights as well as selling books and other ways to achieve multiple streams of income in today’s global, digital marketplace.

You will leave with a deeper understanding of your relationship with money and your own creative process as well as an actionable plan.

During the afternoon session, we will explore the issues raised during the morning, going in more depth and using various exercises to get to the heart of your personal relationship with money, how it connects to your books, and how to take advantage of changes in the publishing industry to find your own, unique pathway to pleasure and profit.

The Key Room 1385 Hamilton Pkwy Novato, CA
More information...
The Key Room 1:00PM - 3:00PM PST