Loading…
This event has ended. Create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
Saturday, May 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ask an Expert - Kobo, Horses, Magazine Publishing, Medieval Culture, Medicine

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

In the Ask an Expert Village, you can sit down for a one-on-one with an expert. Sign up for these 10 minute sessions at the registration desk.

This hour:
Mark Lefebvre - Kobo/Working with Bookstores/Digital Publishing/Self-Publishing "I've worked in virtually all bookstore types for the past 25 years, and can offer authors a perspective about working with bookstores, conventions and libraries. I'm familiar with POD printing, and digital publishing/self-publishing, having been involved with POD and self-publishing since 2004 and operating the self-publishing division of one of the four major global eRetailers (Kobo.com) I’m also comfortable with offering authors and small publishers advice on optimizing and improving their global digital/eBook publishing strategies."

Sarah Pinsker - Horses "Horses are a staple of SFF. Got questions about them?"

Sheila Williams - Magazine publishing "Any questions about magazine publishing would be fine."

Michael Livingston - Medevial Culture - "Got questions about things medieval? Professor Livingston can talk with you about the history, literature, languages, manuscripts, intellectual and spiritual movements, and just about anything else associated with the Middle Ages." 

Danielle Friedman M.D. - Fictional Medicine "Ask me about designing fictional medical scenarios."

Speakers
DF

Danielle Friedman

Danielle splits her time between writing and medicine. She specializes in Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine, and how to use medical concepts plausibly in fiction. She has provided fictional-medicine consultation for a number of popular works including The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin, The Dark Apostle series by EC Ambrose, and Honey by Jenna Jameson and Hope Tarr. Her fiction can be found in Shimmer Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Flash... Read More →
avatar for Mark Leslie Lefebvre

Mark Leslie Lefebvre

Director Author Relations, Kobo
Mark Leslie Lefebvre is the Director of Self-Publishing and Author Relations for Rakuten Kobo and heads up the Kobo Writing Life team in Kobo's Toronto-based home office. Kobo Writing Life, Kobo's DIY publishing platform accounts for approximately 15% of Kobo's weekly global sales, the highest % of any single publishing source, including the world's largest publishers. | | Mark has worked as a bookseller for nearly a quarter of a century... Read More →
avatar for Michael Livingston

Michael Livingston

Michael Livingston’s debut novel, the historical fantasy THE SHARDS OF HEAVEN, was published by Tor Books in November 2015 and quickly garnered numerous critical accolades. The sequel, THE GATES OF HELL, will appear in November 2016. An award-winning writer and professor, Michael holds degrees in History, Medieval Studies, and English. The author of numerous academic works, including a recent ground-breaking study of the Battle of Crecy, he... Read More →
avatar for Sheila Williams

Sheila Williams

Editor, Asimov's

Nebula Nominees

Saturday May 14, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clark 3

Attendees (5)