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Master Business Class Reminder

WMG Publishing Business Master Class:

The Cutting Edge of the Publishing Business

New York Times and USA Today bestselling writers and renowned business and industry bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith lead this intense five days of business and publishing learning.

Full information at

Kris and Dean are joined by at least ten other experts.

— Mark Leslie (Lefebvre), acclaimed writer, podcaster, editor, and formally with Kobo.

— Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times bestselling writer and co-owner of the premier indie press Wordfire Press.

— Rebecca Moesta, New York Times bestselling writer of young adult books and co-owner of the premier indie press Wordfire Press.

— David Farland, New York Times bestselling writer, Hollywood expert, and executive editor for Writers of the Future.

— David P. Vandagriff, aka The Passive Guy. Premier blogger, expert in publishing contracts, and an IP attorney.

— Loren L. Coleman, bestselling fiction writer, founder of a major gaming company, and expert on licensing work outside of fiction.

— Christina F York, bestselling science fiction and mystery writer under a number of names.

— Gwyneth Gibby, WMG Publishing Associate Publisher and an expert on the promotions aspects in publishing

— Andrea Pearson, host of the popular Self-Publish Strong podcast.

— Donna Cook, author, editor, and publishing consultant.

Plus others to be announced, including writer T. Thorn Coyle as panel moderator.

This is a business workshop. No writing, but a notebook full of notes and a lot of training. In fact, every topic a writer can imagine needing to be covered will be in this week at one point or another by experts. From cash flow to increasing sales to SEO to website design to cover and interior book design to blurbs to publisher catalogs to distribution of paper books to stores to production to learning how to write more to audio to overseas sales to contracts to bundles to… So much more.

This workshop focuses on selling more books, indie publishing, the business of indie and hybrid, and the constant changes overwhelming us all.

Plus, a major focus on networking. Lunches with experts, group breakfasts, time to talk, and every evening a hospitality suite to talk and plan and get to know other professionals.

This is flat out the Premier Publishing Business Workshop for indie writers.

For more information or to sign up, write me at


FULL DETAILS AT under Business Master Class


    • dwsmith

      Not all instructors coming are writers. And some are newer writers who specialize in other areas in their real life. So the long term bestselling writers, yes. David Farland, Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Chris York, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and so on.