Topic: Navigating the Publishing World
|Date:||Saturday May 21, 2016|
|Time:||1:00 pm – 3:00 pm|
|Location:||737 – 6th Street, New Westminster, BC
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Self-publish or Traditional-publish? Agent or publicist? Editor or writing group? Making your way into and through the publishing world can feel like wandering through the jungle. Learn what to pack, how to avoid the pitfalls and quick-sands, and what trail to follow to get you happily and successfully to your goal.
Sylvia Taylor is an award-winning writer, editor, educator, and communications specialist in Metro Vancouver. A past director of the Federation of BC Writers for 13 years and current director for the Arts Council of Surrey, she consults with authors and entrepreneurs, teaches writing-related skills, and is a popular conference presenter and adjudicator. Her works have appeared in anthologies and genre magazines in Canada and the US and she was shortlisted for the CBC National Literary Awards. With over 400 articles in print, she has edit-coached over 100 book manuscripts and hosts author-readings series in partnership with city libraries. Heritage House Publishing released her historical literary memoir, The Fisher Queen: A Deckhand’s Tales of the BC Coast, September, 2012.” www.sylviataylor.cay