FOLD Academy Webinars - The FOLD

Webinars

FOLD Academy is a webinar series for writers developing their craft.  FOLD Academy Kids connects young readers and writers 5-9 years of age with Canadian authors.

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How to Take Part

FOLD Academy webinars for adults are held on the second Saturday of the month at 12pm EST. The webinars take place over Zoom and can be accessed anywhere there is Internet access. Webinars can also be accessed over the phone using Zoom dial-in codes, which are provided to registrants once they have registered.

 

Past Webinars

Blue and white graphic with a photo of a young woman with dark curly hair and bright red lipstick. White text says: HOW TO START AS AN ILLUSTRATOR with Myriam Chery. Register at thefoldcanada.org/academy. Literary Webinar Series, Saturday October 15, 1pm ET. In the bottom corner is a multi-coloured logo that says THE FOLD ACADEMY.

How to Start as an Illustrator with Myriam Chery

October 15, 2022 12:00 pm

Online

In this workshop Myriam Chery will talk about how to create a beautiful portfolio and a professional website that will catch the attention of art directors, and discuss ways to get hired as an illustrator and make side income with your art.

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm
Cost: FREE

This session will be closed-captioned. Closed captioning provided by Zoom auto transcription.

This session will be followed by a Q&A.
This webinar is now complete. It will be made available on the FOLD YouTube channel very shortly.

 

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Blue and white graphic with a photo of a white woman with brown curly hair and glasses. WHite text says: FINDING YOUR AUDIENCE: MARKETING KIDS' BOOKS with Vikki Vansickle. Register at www.thefoldcanada.org/academy. Literary Webinar series. Saturday September 10, 12pm EST.

Finding Your Audience: Marketing Kids’ Books with Vikki VanSickle

September 10, 2022 12:00 pm

Online

Writing a book is only half the battle. Drawing on her own experiences as an author and 12 years working in children’s book marketing, Vikki will discuss the current publishing landscape, how to query agents and publishers, tips for building an online presence and how to best situate your work in the market. Whether you’re getting ready to submit your first book or you are previously published but are looking for promotional ideas, there’s always something to learn in the ever-evolving field of book marketing.

This session will be closed-captioned. Closed captioning provided by Zoom auto transcription.

This session will be followed by a Q&A.
This webinar has now ended. The recorded webinar will be made available on the YouTube channel by mid-September.
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