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Workshop: So the Book is Done. Now What? A Candid Conversation

  • 15 May 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • Zoom


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Your book is done. You have an idea you want to look for an agent, that the agent will find a publisher, that the publisher will publish the book. But what are all the steps between? Who does what in publishing? What are my roles and responsibilities? What are first serial rights? Right of first refusal? What's a style sheet? In this candid conversation about the book biz, and using my own experience publishing with Lake Union Publishing, Viking, and HarperCollins, I will walk you through what you might expect from "The End" to your book's release day. My goal? Make sure you walk in with eyes wide open - and a crystal-clear idea of what you want for your book's path in the world.

About Kim taylor blakemore

Kim writes historical novels that feature fierce, audacious, and often dangerous women. She writes about the thieves and servants, murderesses and mediums, grifters and frauds - the women with darker stories, tangled lies and hidden motives.

She is the author of the upcoming historical thriller THE DECEPTION, bestselling historical thriller AFTER ALICE FELL, and THE COMPANION, lauded by Publisher’s Weekly as “a captivating tale of psychological suspense.” She is also the author of YA novels BOWERY GIRL and CISSY FUNK, a WILLA Literary Award winner for Best Young Adult novel.

She is founder of Novelitics, which provides workshops, developmental editing, and community to writers in the United States and Canada. She lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest, on the Isle of Misfit Rescue Animals.

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