I am so excited to announce the guest experts who will be a part of the next session of my online course: Build Your Author Platform.
This 6-week course runs from October 31st through December 18th, where we work together to establish and engage an audience for your writing. But what’s more, is that you get to chat with leading experts in book publishing, marketing, and publicity.
Here is the incredible lineup of guest experts for this session of the course:
Jane Friedman is the former publisher of Writer’s Digest, and is now the web editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review. She has spoken at more than 200 events & conferences for writers, and is an encyclopedia of knowledge about how to navigate the world of publishing. You can find her on Twitter at @JaneFriedman
Joanna Penn is a author, blogger, speaker and entrepreneur who helps writers learn how to best publish and sell their books. She knows the trends, and knows what works by speaking with hundreds of successful authors, and by publishing her own series of thrillers. You can find her on Twitter at @TheCreativePenn
Richard Nash is the former Publisher of Soft Skull Press, current VP of Content and Community at Small Demons, and the Founder of RedLemonade and Cursor – exploring new types of publishing platforms. He is also a publishing visionary with deep experience with ensuring meaningful writing finds readers. You can find him on Twitter at @R_Nash
Jeff Goins is an author who helps writers find the best way to write and publish their books, and find an engaged and passionate audience for them. You can find him on Twitter at @JeffGoins
Colleen Lindsay is a Community Manager at Penguin Group, and has been a literary agent, a book publicist, and worked with books for more than 20 years. Colleen is an advocate for writers, and knows what works – and what DOESN’T – when it comes to developing your audience. You can find her on Twitter at @ColleenLindsay
Kathleen Schmidt owns a public relations firm and has worked in publicity roles at Simon and Schuster and Penguin. She spends every day working with writers to ensure people hear about their books. You can find her on Twitter at @bookgirl96
These folks have a wealth of information to share for writers of all types.
For more information on the 6-week Build Your Author Platform course, click here.
Thank you so much to Jane, Joanna, Jeff, Colleen, and Kathleen for your continued generosity to writers!