Strategies for creators in the business of ideas,such as authors and illustrators.
Australian Society of Authors
Keesing Press; Australian Society of Authors
'Authorpreneurship' is aimed at using your time and energy more effectively when there's only you to do everything and you need to see yourself as a small business in the IP industry of ideas. The author is the brand, which can feel overwhelming , if there's only just you.
Includes strategies for pitching, costing, delegating or collaborating and has tips and hypothetical scenarios to help you explore the situations you might encounter as an authorpreneur.
Based on answers to the most common questions during the 'Authorpreneurship'seminars and workshops, run by Hazel Edwards in the past 3 years.
Author as brand. The business of creativity is changing , not just in the formats in which ideas and stories are presented internationally,but also in how authors perceive themselves. Rights in original works are valuable, longterm, and today's 'authorpreneur' needs to be both originator and entrepreneur in a digital world. How to develop a portfolio of survival skills.