Join Me for Business of Writing Workshops in New York, San Francisco, and Ohio

Speaking at Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop in 2018

Earlier this year, my new book, The Business of Being a Writer, released from University of Chicago Press. It received a starred review in Library Journal and has been featured on many podcasts and websites.

Spinning out of that work, I’ve created half-day and full-day workshops to teach the key principles of building a business model as a writer. Here are upcoming events so far this year.

New York City: in partnership with Catapult

  • Afternoon bootcamp: Saturday, June 2, 1-4 p.m. with reception following
  • Location: Catapult HQ, 1140 Broadway, Suite 704, NY NY
  • Limited to 18 students
  • $99 registration
  • Learn more

San Francisco: in partnership with the Mechanics’ Institute and the San Francisco Writers Conference

  • Full-day workshop: Friday, Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Location: Mechanics’ Institute, 4th Floor Meeting Room, San Francisco
  • Limited to 30 students
  • $289 registration
  • Learn more

Ohio (near Cincinnati): in partnership with Mad Anthony

  • Afternoon workshop: Sunday, Sept. 16, 1-5 p.m.
  • Location: Miami University Hamilton—Downtown Center
  • $45 registration, includes a copy of The Business of Being a Writer
  • Learn more

In addition to these solo workshops, I speak at a wide range of writers conferences. Here is the full listing.

Posted in Conferences & Events.

Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She is the co-founder and editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors.

In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly, Jane is a professor with The Great Courses, which released her 24-lecture series, How to Publish Your Book. Her book for creative writers, The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press), received a starred review from Library Journal.

Jane speaks regularly at conferences and industry events such as BookExpo America, Digital Book World, and the AWP Conference, and has served on panels with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund. Find out more.

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The Miami of Ohio workshop doesn’t provide a description of the workshop beyond “An Afternoon with Jane.” I’m interested in attending but would like to know the focus of the afternoon. Help?