Jul 25, 2015 Saturday

Making the leap into publishing

3:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.
Ongar Library
High Street
Chipping Ongar Essex CM15 9AB GB

Are you an aspiring novelist looking to make the next step into publishing? Find out about the publishing process and how you make the leap to becoming a published author. Are you ready to submit your novel? - What you will need - Preparing for rejections - What's next? The self-publishing road - Pros and cons of self-publishing - What you'll need - Building your brand as an author - Use of social media and a website - Becoming known locally Do you have a specific question in mind about writing or publishing? I'll be happy to answer questions on the day, or email me, and I'll make sure it's covered in the talk - info@laurie-ellingham.com

Bring one of the following:
A bottle of red wine
An example of your work
Chocolate or biscuits to share with class
Questions about writing and publishing
Tell a friend about The Reluctant Celebrity book

About the teacher, Laurie Ellingham

Laurie's debut novel - The Reluctant Celebrity - was first self-published as an ebook in March 2014, but after achieving Amazon chart success it was picked up by independent London publisher, Austin Macauley. The Reluctant Celebrity was published by Austin Macauley in May 2015 and is available as a paperback and an ebook on Amazon and through most major retailers. Laurie's second novel Snap is due for publication in early 2016, and she is now working with a leading London literary agent for her third novel Three Months to Live. Laurie has been writing novels for over eight years and also has experience as an editor, freelance writer and has a background in public relations.