From Fanfic to Book Contract and Beyond!

Themes:
Fanworks,  Books
What:
Panel
When:
Saturday Aug 05   11:45 AM to 12:45 PM (1 hour)
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Fanfiction Publishing Creative Writing
You know that really long AU you’re writing, and that your fans love? Are you dreaming about turning it into an original story, but don’t know where to start? Do you love writing more than your day job, and are you wondering how to turn your passion into something that one day might pay (some of) the bills?

This panel will give you an insight into what it’s like going pro. We will discuss how we took our writing to the next level. We will share insights into how to find the right places to pitch your story, how to look for and find an agent, and what it’s really like writing for money. (Spoiler: It’s hard work).

Mel, Penny, Roz, Taran and Zoe hail from a variety of backgrounds, and we each have our own storyto tell of how we found our place in both the fanfic world and our professional writing field(s). We will discuss what happens once you make the jump, and how fanfiction can remain a valuable and accepted part of your life as a published author.
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