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nuancer 05.02.2015 16:02

WriteConZürich2015 - Roadmaps for Writers
1. Nail Your Novel (9am-5pm)

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/86a6b6...10bd5f1b82.pngRoz Morris is a bestselling ghostwriter who teaches classes for The Guardian, and is an author of both fiction and non fiction, including her hugely successful Nail Your Novel books.

Take charge of your ideas and research materials. Shape them into a plan to see you through a successful draft, and keep it creative all the way. Add the human factor – discover the most captivating voice for your book and the hidden depths in your characters. Summon inspiration when your muse is flagging. Polish like a pro. (Max. 20 places.)


2. Routes to Publication (9am-5pm)

Four different speakers on publishing houses large and small, indie authorship, assisted self-publishing and the portfolio, freelance career.

JJ Marsh (author & Swiss ambassador for ALLi) gives an overview of choices, outlines the pros and cons of going indie, and explores writers' expectations.

Sophie Schmidt (epubli Berlin) explains assisted publishing, helps you hone your pitch and shares some tips on how to succeed in the German market.

Andrew Rushton (Associate Publisher with Nord Süd Verlag) talks about the current state of the children's book markets in Switzerland, Germany and the USA. Including trends and gaps in the market. He will also share tips on the best way to find a publisher and routes to publication.

Richard Harvell (author and director of Bergli Books) explores publishing houses large and small, non-fiction and pinpoints publishing opportunites for writers in Switzerland.

(Max 20 places.)

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writeco...ts-12791729407

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