Nov 082017

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, November 11, at 11 am.

You Wrote a Book… Now What?!  Join us for a discussion on how to get published!

Have you written something you would like to see published, but don’t know where to start? Gain an insider’s view of book publishing at this program with literary agent, Jan L. Kardys, and Chairman of Unicorn Writers’ Conference. Jan has 40 years’ diversified publishing experience working for 10 major NYC publishing corporations and is also the creator of Black Hawk Literary Agency and Unicorn for Writers. She will share such topics as developing a concept, writing a manuscript, correct formatting, editing, finding a literary agent, negotiating a publishing agreement, the various departments within a publishing companies, self publishing vs. traditional book publishing, subsidiary rights, marketing, utilizing the most cutting­edge technologies and social media services to increase visibility to literary agents, publishers and readers alike. Powerpoint and handouts provided at this library event. BIO Jan L. Kardys’ diverse book publishing career includes executive positions at ten of the major book publishers – Doubleday, St. Martin’s Press, Scholastic, Macmillan, Scribner’s, Little, Brown & Company, Warner Books, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Lippincott & Crowell, Publishers, Simon & Schuster/Prentice Hall and Condé Nast Publications. Her experience and know­how are in editorial, art/production, subsidiary rights, contracts, copyrights, permissions, book agenting, editing, writer’s conferences, publishing consulting, and freelance editing. Jan worked for Google for three years where she added Internet sales and marketing to her already extensive expertise.

This event is free, but please let us know you’d like to join us so we can have the appropriate number of materials on hand.  Call 422-9765 for more details.


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