The Business of Publishing with Jael Richardson - The FOLD

The Business of Publishing with Jael Richardson

Description

In this opening FOLD Academy workshop for the 2023-2024 season, author and Executive Director Jael Richardson discusses key lessons for emerging and established writers navigating the publishing industry. In this workshop, writers will receive helpful business insight from the perspective of an author of more than five books spanning a variety of genres and a festival director with more than ten years of experience curating, interviewing and programming a variety of authors. From social media tips to contract considerations, this not-to-be-missed workshop will provide important lessons designed to help writers navigate the publishing industry with care and confidence.

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

This session will be followed by a Q&A.

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Jael Richardson is the best-selling author of Gutter Child, which was shortlisted for the Amazon First Novel Award and was the recipient of a Word Award. Richardson lives in Brampton, Ontario where she serves as the Executive Director for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD).

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Mastering Dialogue with Sharon Bala

March 9, 2024 12:00 pm

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By parsing examples from literature, this workshop will go beyond the fundamentals to explore how dialogue can multi-task: convey speech, advance plot, reveal character, add atmosphere, and enhance setting.

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

This session will be followed by a Q&A.
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Building Fantastical Worlds with Nafiza Azad

April 13, 2024 12:00 pm

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

This session will be followed by a Q&A.
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