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Saturday, May 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ask an Expert - Amazon's KDP/CreateSpace, Audible/ACX, Kobo, Theatre, Stage Adaptation

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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:
Stacy Shabalin - 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 - Audible/ACX  "I am 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." 

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."

Rob Kimbro - Theatre, Stage Adaptation "
"I've worked in professional theatre for two decades - from tiny nomadic companies to some of the largest regional theatres - and doing everything from carpentry and lighting to dramaturgy to directing. What do you want to know?" 

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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... Read More →
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Rob Kimbro

I tell stories on stage. My academic work focuses on adaptations - what happens to stories when we take them from one medium to another . I have a particular interest in stories of the fantastic. In 2011, My stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Odd and the Frost Giants premiered in... Read More →
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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... Read More →

Saturday May 14, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
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