5/09/2019 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: E450a

Breakout | Creative Freelancer

Publishing For Creatives: Should You Become An Author

Dreaming of seeing your work published in book form? Art and design book editor Bridget Watson Payne will help get you closer to that dream, demystifying the publishing industry and explaining how designers go about being the authors of books. Learn how to develop your best idea, craft a book proposal, get in touch with a publisher, connect with your book’s audience, and so much more! A talk followed by an interactive activity, this presentation will help get you ready to take your project idea to the next level. Key takeaways the audience will leave with include: Insider industry knowledge that demystifies the publishing process; The confidence to brainstorm book ideas and decide whether authorship is for you; And a clear understanding of how to pitch book projects to publishers and hone an elevator pitch.


Bridget Watson Payne

Bridget Watson Payne

Executive Editor of Art & Design

Chronicle Books

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