In this 2-hour workshop with publishing industry expert Jane Friedman, you'll learn not just the foundational principles of getting a book published, but gain up-to-date insight into the changing landscape of the publishing industry, and how you can navigate your own path toward success. You'll discover what it takes to capture the attention of a New York publisher or literary agent (whether you write fiction or nonfiction) and come away with a better understanding of the commercial publishing business model. Jane shows you how to approach the submissions process with the right expectations and mindset.
This class will cover the following:
The class will end with a brief discussion of alternative publishing paths (such as self-publishing and hybrid publishing) if your book isn't suited for a traditional publisher.
About Jane Friedman
Jane Friedman spent 15 years working inside the traditional publishing industry and is the former publisher of Writer’s Digest. In addition to being a columnist with Publishers Weekly and an instructor with the Authors Guild, she is a professor with The Great Courses on the topic of how to get traditionally published. Her most recent book is The Business of Being a Writer (The University of Chicago Press, 2018), a comprehensive guide on how to make a living as a writer. She has been a full-time freelancer and publishing consultant since 2014, and maintains an award-winning blog for writers at janefriedman.com.
This workshop will be held virtually!
Registration starts on 06/24/2020 and ends on 10/25/2020.
Please contact The Writers Circle if you have any questions.