Self-Publishing Summit 2014

We are delighted to be holding our third Self-Publishing Summit at King's College London on Saturday 15th November. The Summit sees top industry professionals - including authors, editors, agents, printers, marketers, retailers and more - discuss the current market and full self-publishing process. This includes choosing your self-publishing options, editing, production, marketing, sales and other revenue streams from your work. We would be delighted if you could join us for another fascinating and productive day.

We are currently confirming further names for our panels, but to give an indication of the wide-range of fantastic professionals we have taking part, the current draft panels are below. Keep an eye out for additional names added in the coming couple of weeks!



9.30-9.45: Introduction


9.45-10.30am: An Overview of current book publishing and self-publishing markets

Tom Chalmers, Managing Director, Legend Times & IPR License

Sarah Shaffi, Senior Reporter, The Bookseller

Roz Morris, Author, Editor and Speaker, teaches advanced novel-writing for The Guardian

Porter Anderson, Publishing Journalist and Associate Editor


10.30-11.00am: Coffee Break 1


11.00-11.45am: How does it work and what are my self-publishing options?

Daniel Cooke, Managing Director, New Generation Publishing and Create-Publishing

Vanessa Oloughin, Managing Director,

Anna Lewis, Founder, Completely Novel

Alan Keen, author


11.45-12.30pm: Why and how should I have my work fully edited?

Kevin Booth, writer and editor

William Thacker, author

Jemma Wayne, author

Alex Hammond, Cornerstones


12.30-1.30: Break for Lunch


1.30-2.15pm: The writing’s now great, how do I get a beautiful product?

Neil Clarke, Sales, TJ International

Andrew Cochrane, Clays Printing

Ricardo Fayet, Reedsy Co-founder

David Walshaw, Senior Customer Advisor, New Generation Publishing


2.15-3.00pm: The book’s now great, how do I promote and sell it?

Dan Holloway, jounrnalist, author, marketer

Chele Cooke, author

Karen Inglis, author

Carrie Kania, agent at Conville & Walsh and co-runs bookshop The Society Club


3.00-3.30pm: Coffee Break


3.30-4.15pm: And finally, how can I make the most money from my work?

Caroline Sloan, Licensing Manager, IPR License

Ben Galley, Author/Consultant/Speaker

Rachel Malone, founder,

Lottie Chase, Sales Manager, Legend Press and Paperbooks Publishing


Lunch and two coffee breaks are included in each ticket and the cost for a ticket is £59.99 (+VAT). To book at place simply Click here.

NOTE: If you book before the 30th September you can take advantage of the Early Bird Price of £49.99 (+VAT) - to book at the the Early Bird Price Click here

Alternatively, to book your place, email Places are booked on a first-come-first-served basis so make sure you secure your place asap to avoid missing out.


Lead Sponsor: 


You already know you don’t need a publisher to work with the best publishing professionals. But you still need to find them. Reedsy is creating a curated marketplace and a set of collaborative tools to allow authors to work with the best editors, illustrators and marketers for their books.


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