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Sunday, October 18 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Finances in Publishing: Why It Matters

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If you're hoping to make money from your writing or if you already are, then you might want to know how to manage it. This panel discusses how money should always flow to the writer and what that looks like whether it be advances or royalties. It'll discuss predatory practices you should beware of and what practical advice you need to consider when earning income as an author.

Moderators
avatar for J.R.H. Lawless

J.R.H. Lawless

J.R.H. Lawless is a bestselling SF author from Atlantic Canada who blends comedy with political themes — drawing heavily, in both cases, on their experience as a lawyer and as Secretary General of a Parliamentary group at the French National Assembly. A member of SFWA and Codex... Read More →

Guests
avatar for Patrice Caldwell

Patrice Caldwell

Patrice Caldwell is a graduate of Wellesley College and the founder & fundraising chair of People of Color in Publishing–a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting, empowering, and uplifting racially and ethnically marginalized members of the book publishing industry. Born... Read More →
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DongWon Song

Agent, Howard Morhaim Literary Agency
DongWon Song is an agent at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency representing science fiction and fantasy for adults, young adult, and middle grade readers as well as select non-fiction. They were formerly an editor at Orbit and a product manager for the ebook startup, Zola Books and has... Read More →
avatar for Matt Belford

Matt Belford

Matt is a literary agent with The Tobias Agency. He joined in early 2020 after previously working at the David Black Agency and the Aaron M. Priest Agency. Once he received his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Emerson College, he decided to apply his talents in representing... Read More →
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Michael Underwood

Attendee
Michael R. Underwood is the author of over twelve books, including Annihilation Aria, Born to the Blade (an epic fantasy serial), the Ree Reyes Geekomancy series and Genrenauts, a series of novellas (a finalist for the r/Fantasy “Stabby” Award).Mike grew up devouring stories in... Read More →


Sunday October 18, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
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