Collaborating on Fiction: Are Two Heads Better Than One?
Collaborating on a short story or novel can be one of the most rewarding and creative projects?but it can also be the most frustrating as well. Join our panelists as they discuss the pros and perils of working together, from hammering out plots and characters to handling . . . um . . . creative differences. Panelists: John Helfers, Kerrie Hughes, Tim Waggoner, Jean Rabe
Working with the Smaller Press: Five Star Publishing
Naturally, every author would like to sign a three-book deal for a six-figure advance. However, with the thousands of manuscripts cascading onto editors? desks every day, each book clamoring for attention, what?s an aspiring writer to do? Fortunately, smaller presses are enjoying a renaissance right now, and are becoming stronger than ever. Five Star Publishing is a niche press that publishes hardcover books, including science-fiction, fantasy, and romance for the library market. Come find out the advantages of working with a smaller press, and what they are looking for in the future. A handout will be provided. Panelists: John Helfers, Donald Bingle, Tim Waggoner