So You Want To Be An Author? Willoughby Library

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So You Want To Be An Author? Willoughby Library

So You Want To Be An Author? Willoughby Library
Wednesday November 9th 2016

What are the real costs of making a book? What can go wrong? What does a writer need to know?

These questions are just some that will be addressed in this interactive workshop, as Lisa shares with you the best-kept secrets of the publishing industry today. Gain a deeper insight into the mind of a Publisher and the rise of independent publishing as a real option for aspiring and recognised authors alike.

Explore genres of books and current trends; how to promote yourself as an Author; how to deliver the perfect pitch on your manuscript; the pros and cons of an agent and understand the advantages and challenges in Traditional Publishing Vs Self-Publishing.

Lisa Hanrahan has over twenty five years experience in the industry , her roles ranging from accounting, through to the production of over three thousand books to date and is currently Publishing Director of Rockpool Publishing and Love & Write Publishing. Learn from Lisa how to get your book Published and Promoted successfully to a local and international audience.


Willoughby City Library
Chatswood NSW

Presenter: Lisa Hanrahan, Publishing Director
Date: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Location: Willoughby City Library;