What Every Author Should Know About Hybrid Publishing

You’ve heard the term, but what exactly is hybrid publishing? Although the business model has been around for decades, many are unaware of what hybrid publishing offers authors. This informative, 90-minute session breaks it all down. In this panel discussion, you’ll learn:

  • How hybrid publishing differs from traditional and self-publishing
  • Advantages of hybrid publishing
  • Services offered by hybrid publishers
  • Questions authors should ask a hybrid press

See how this thriving model can be a viable option for authors disillusioned with the barriers of traditional publishing or those who have self-published but were left unsatisfied.

Speakers

Gabi Coatsworth

Gabi Coatsworth

Author with Atmosphere Press

Gabi Coatsworth is an award-winning British-born author and blogger, who has spent half her life living in the United States. Her memoir, Love’s Journey Home, was published by Atmosphere Press in May 2022 and her debut novel, A Beginner’s Guide to Starting Over, comes out in April 2023. She’s been published in anthologies, trade publications, and literary journals, both in print and online.

Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman

Editor of The Hot Sheet

Jane Friedman has spent nearly 25 years working in the book publishing industry, with a focus on author education and trend reporting. She is the editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential publishing industry newsletter for authors, which was named 2020 Media Outlet of the Year by Digital Book World. Her latest book is The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press), which received a starred review from Library Journal.

Ian Hooper

Ian Hooper

Executive Director, The Book Reality Experience

Ian Hooper relocated to Western Australia after serving for 20 years in the UK’s Royal Air Force as an Intelligence Officer. He founded The Book Reality Experience in 2015 to assist independent authors in bringing their stories to publication.

In parallel, writing under the pen name of Ian Andrew, his crime novel, Face Value, won the BookLife Prize for Fiction in 2017. He continues to write both for himself and as a successful ghost writer.

Brooke Warner

Brooke Warner

Publisher of She Writes Press & SparkPress

Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Write On, Sisters!, Green-Light Your Book, What’s Your Book?, and three books on memoir. Brooke is a TEDx speaker, weekly podcaster (of “Write-Minded” with co-host Grant Faulkner of NaNoWriMo), and the former Executive Editor of Seal Press. She writes a regular column for Publishers Weekly‘s BookLife.

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PANEL 1 What Every Author Should Know About Hybrid Publishing

You've heard the term, but what exactly is hybrid publishing? Although the business model has been around for decades, many are unaware of what hybrid publishing offers authors. This informative, 90-minute session breaks it all down.

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