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Friday, May 13 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ask an Expert - Copyright and the Writer, Chinese Language, Technology for Writers, Amazon's KDP/CreateSpace, Audible/ACX

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This hour:
Ken Liu - Facts about Chinese languages "I can answer questions about spoken Chinese topolects and the writing system. E.g., “Does Classical Chinese really have no grammar?” “Is there just one variety of Cantonese?” “What is the most accurate way to describe the language a Chinese book is written in?” etc.

Ken Liu - Copyright and the Writer "I can answer questions about general copyright topics, especially things like copyright registration, media rights, “fair use,” what is the “legal answer” vs the practical answer, where to go to get help, etc. Warning: answers are for education/information purposes only and will in no event constitute legal advice."

K. Tempest Bradford - Technology for Writers. "I can answer questions about what tech/gadgets to buy, best software, online/social media presence, and related topics."

Stacy Shabalin and Dan Slater KDP/CreateSpace "Happy to answer any questions you might have about deciding between independent and traditional publishing, preparing your first indie title, making the most of your self-published books, and anything in between."

Coleen Barr and Scott Jacobi - Audible/ACX "We are happy to answer questions about the benefits to publishing an audiobook, audiobook rights, what you need to get started on ACX, casting a narrator for your production, distribution questions, how you get paid, and any other questions you might have."

Speakers
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Coleen Barr

ACX Rights Evangelist, Audible / ACX
As ACX's Rights Evangelist, Coleen Barr is dedicated to elevating the art of audiobooks and helping authors make their stories heard. ACX is the self-publishing arm of Audible, the world's largest seller and producer of audiobooks and other premium spoken-word entertainment, and the preeminent provider of spoken-word products to iTunes. Prior to ACX, Coleen worked at Lionsgate Entertainment and John Wiley & Sons. She has a BA in Women's and... Read More →
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K. Tempest Bradford

K. Tempest Bradford is a speculative fiction writer by night, a media critic and culture columnist by day, and an activist blogger in the interstices. Her fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons, Electric Velocipede, and illustrious anthologies such as Diverse Energies. She’s also a regular contributor to NPR, io9, and books about Time Lords.
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Scott Jacobi

Marketing Manager, Audible/ACX
ACX Marketing Manager Scott Jacobi began his career in the audiobook industry as an engineer/director/editor over 7 years ago. He joined Audible as a member of their in-house studio team, and now spends his days attracting the best authors and actors to ACX and educating the audiobook community as the man behind the ACX blog.

Nebula Nominees
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Ken Liu

Ken Liu (http://kenliu.name) is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. | | Ken’s debut novel, THE GRACE OF KINGS (2015), is a Nebula nominee and the first in a silkpunk epic fantasy... Read More →


Friday May 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
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