GREENWICH, Conn. – Literary agent Jan L. Kardys will give a talk on "You Wrote a Book, Now What?" on Monday, June 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Greenwich Library.
Kardys will discuss developing a concept, writing a manuscript, correct formatting, editing, finding a literary agent and negotiating a publishing agreement.
Understanding how publishing companies are structured and whether to self-publish or pursue a traditional publishing approach will also be covered.
Kardys will also discuss how to market to literary agents, publishers and readers, using the most cutting-edge technologies and social media platforms.
She has 40 years of diversified publishing experience working for 10 New York City publishers. She is the creator of Black Hawk Literary Agency and Chairman of the Unicorn Writers’ Conference.
Her book publishing career includes executive positions at ten book publishers including -- Doubleday, St. Martin’s Press, Scholastic, Macmillan, Scribner’s, Little, Brown & Company and more.
Her experience encompasses editorial, art/production, subsidiary rights, contracts, copyrights, permissions, book agenting, editing, publishing consulting and freelance editing.
No registration is required to attend the talk.
The Greenwich Main Library is located at 101 W. Putnam Ave.